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Superfood Spotlight: Chlorella

Superfood Spotlight: Chlorella 0

Everyone could benefit from more energy and some heavy metal detox right? The answer is (mostly) always yes. If you’re looking to add an energizing boost to your day and help your body rid itself of heavy metals like lead and mercury, all while promoting healthy, glowing skin - chlorella might be what you’re looking for!
Dealing With: SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Dealing With: SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) 0

It’s happening - the mornings are darker and the days are getting shorter. No matter how many times we live through the transition from Summer to Fall and Fall to Winter, it never seems to get any easier.

If this time of the year feels especially difficult for you, it could be that you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder aka SAD. 

Here are some signs that you could be suffering from SAD + some ways we recommend treating it:

Superfood Spotlight: Schizandra

Superfood Spotlight: Schizandra 0

Schizandra, often referred to as the ‘five flavour fruit’ is harvested for its bright red berries. It’s prized for its ability to act as a gentle, rejuvenating and strengthening tonic and for its liver cleansing, libido boosting, stress reducing and energizing properties. The berries of the schizandra plant have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as a powerful adaptogen. 
How To: Support Your Immune System

How To: Support Your Immune System 0

How do you support your immune system? A lot of people would answer this question with one word: supplements. But what if we told you there was a better way? We put a lot of focus on how we can boost our immune systems with synthetic vitamins and supplements (especially around cold and flu season)  but tend to forget that there are simple ways that involve small changes to our daily lives that can have a seriously positive impact on our immune systems. Before you stock up on vitamins and supplements, try doing the following first!

Superfood Spotlight: Moringa

Superfood Spotlight: Moringa 0

Moringa is often referred to as ‘the miracle tree’ and for good reason. Native to India, this plant has been used for thousands of years in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as an impressive herbal supplement. What makes it unique? Unlike most plants, almost every part of the tree can be used in some way and offers their own unique benefits. For the purpose of this post, we’ll be focusing on the benefits of dried and ground moringa leaves.

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Fiber

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Fiber 0

We’ve all heard about the importance of getting enough protein to help build muscles, the importance of carbs to help fuel our bodies and the importance of fat for pretty much every other bodily function - but one thing that definitely needs to hold an equal amount of importance on your plate is: fiber.