Immune Protection Broth

Immune Protection Broth

Strengthen your defences, deliciously. Kick that cold or flu to the curb with this vitamin and mineral-rich vegetarian broth. Ingredients: 1 ounce of dry reishi mushroom 1 ounce of dry shiitake mushroom 4 Tbsp of dry, chopped sea vegetables(i.e. seaweeds – any kind) 1 ounce of astragalus bark 1 inch piece of fresh ginger root 4 Tbsp of organic barley 4 Tbsp of organic brown rice 2 cups of chopped, organic vegetables of choice Instructions:  Soak mushrooms, sea vegetables, astragalus and

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Give Your Body a Vitamin C Boost

Give Your Body a Vitamin C Boost

Bounce back faster. Sometimes, even your best efforts don’t keep the nasty cold or flu away. Instead of suffering the endless sniffling and coughing, and going through a Costco-sized supply of tissue, consider giving your body a boost of high dose vitamin C to shorten the duration of your cold or flu. Vitamin C has been shown to boost white blood cell counts which improves immune defenses. It also has a strong anti-inflammatory affect and can improve the low energy and depressed mood which

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Try This Strange (but Effective!) Cold and Flu Home Remedy

Try This Strange (but Effective!) Cold and Flu Home Remedy

Warming Sock Treatment Putting on wet socks may not seem the most logical way of beating your cold or flu but, while it may sound crazy, it really works. And even better, it doesn’t cost a penny! The “Warming Sock Treatment” should be started at the first indication of any infection, inflammation, or congestion in the ears, eyes, sinus, throat, or lungs. This treatment is most effective if repeated for as many nights as necessary to improve the condition. Materials

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The “Incredible Hulk” Green Smoothie

The “Incredible Hulk” Green Smoothie

Start a health revolution, one tasty glass at a time. Smoothies are an excellent way to start your day or replenish your energy as a mid-afternoon snack. When using fresh, whole ingredients, they help provide important nutrients like fiber, proteins, vitamins, and minerals to get you going and make you feel like a superhero. Best of all, they’re portable! This recipe is a mouth-watering multi-vitamin in a glass. Ingredients:   1 ripe banana 1 cup fresh or frozen organic fruit (berries,

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What to Look for in a Supplement

What to Look for in a Supplement

Buying supplements used to be as easy as walking into the health food store and asking for some Vitamin C or a multivitamin. However, in the last decades, the natural health movement has exploded and now the average person is confronted with more choices than ever before. While this is good, it can also be very confusing since not all supplements are created equally. So, how do you identify which product is safest and most effective for you? What is REALLY Important? Whether

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6 Things to Consider When Buying Supplements

6 Things to Consider When Buying Supplements

Happy, hot July! With summer fully in swing, I hope you’re able to enjoy some of the perks of this season and the amazing beauty our province has to offer this time of year. This newsletter, we’re looking at how to identify quality supplements, and what the bare supplement necessities are to enhance our overall well-being. Buying supplements used to be as easy as walking into the health food store and asking for some Vitamin C or a multi-vitamin. Not anymore! In

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