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  • Feel It In Your Gut: Foods that Support Gut Health

    It's no secret that the gut is a crucial player in our overall well-being. Other than hosting over 100 million neurons and producing 90% of our body's serotonin, it's known to have a significant impact on both our physical and mental health.    Beyond ensuring a smooth and effective digestive pr... View Post
  • Kidney Stones? Just Add ACV!

    Kidney stones are an extremely common, and extremely painful, condition of the modern world. Diets are increasingly high in salt content. Most people don't get enough exercise, and many struggle with cholesterol and weight problems. What's more, the vast majority of people don't drink enough wat... View Post
  • Kombucha Health Benefits: Top 5 Reasons to Drink It

    Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few years, you've heard of Kombucha. Since being recently rediscovered, this ancient beverage has been lauded for its deliciousness, lower sugar content and myriad health benefits. It fits right into the new nutritional focus on gut health and p... View Post
  • The Gut-Hormone Connection Goes Deeper Than You Knew

    There's a secret (not-so-secret) battle raging within all of us. Deep within our gut, a fierce struggle for real-estate is unfolding, between friendly, beneficial bacteria called probiotics and evil bacteria. This vibrant ecosystem of bacteria and other microscopic organisms is known as the human... View Post
  • Vegan Collagen 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Collagen is one of our favourite proteins. Found in skin, connective tissues, bones and joints, this compound is responsible for keeping our looks youthful and our movements smooth. Human and animal bodies synthesise collagen naturally, but specific health issues or physical stressors can cause c... View Post