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Why Your Gut is The Secret to Great Hair

The epitome of manifested physical health is a long, thick mane of hair. From children’s stories about magical locks to the rows of colourful hair treatment bottles on shelves and in stores, we are taught very early on that hair is important and needs to be cared for! Unfortunately, not all of us are blessed with thick hair that grows quickly. A lot of this is determined by genetics and environmental factors, but interestingly enough your hair growth and health can be directly influenced by your gut! The gut microbiome not only supports the production of some of the nutrients needed for growing hair, it also can regulate the hormones that control the transition between the anagen, catagen, and telogen...

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Probiotics & Your Gut: Let's Take a Deep Dive!

Gut health awareness is growing fast as people are becoming more conscious that it is one of the most important health and wellbeing aspects in people’s lives. The more we learn about our gut and the important processes that take place there, the more we realize that we need to pay closer attention to what we are putting into our bodies. The gastrointestinal system is the main portal for processing nutrients, but it also serves a communication center for the body and a disease fighter. From your nervous and immune systems to your mental health and digestive function, a healthy gut plays a key role in your every day well-being. It makes sense why so many sayings relate to your...

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This Might be Your Best Hangover Cure Yet!

Alcohol and drinking is a part of having a social life and enjoying major events and celebrations in life. A cheers among friends and family is synonymous with achievement, happiness and laughter. But as everyone knows, unfortunate, sometimes a nasty hangover can outweigh the short-lived euphoria of the drinking the night before. And, worst of all, there's no real cure for a hangover. But we have found something that gives real gut and liver support, assisting your body in overcoming the dreaded hangover. OUCH, MY HEAD! The main cause of a hangover is the effect of ethanol – the alcohol in your drinks. It's a toxic chemical that works in the body as a diuretic causing dehydration and an electrolyte...

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5 Delicious & Hydrating Water Infusion Recipes

Getting enough water daily and staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do for your general health and wellbeing.  BENEFITS OF STAYING HYDRATED // regulates body temperature // keeps joints lubricated // prevents fatigue  // prevents infections // delivers nutrients to cells // keeps organs functioning properly // improves sleep quality // boosts cognition // elevates mood // decreases food cravings // regulates blood sugar levels Many people don't like to admit that they don't like the taste or find it difficult to drink water (probably because it’s neutral and just plain boring after your 4th glass of the day)! We get it, that’s why we’ve put together five of our favorite water infusion recipes for...

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How to Manage Heartburn & Acid Reflux

Did you know that despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart? Heartburn is an irritation of the esophagus - the tube that connects your throat and stomach. The most common cause is consuming food that's acidic or high in fat, spicy foods or large meals. Other sources of heartburn include medications like antibiotics that irritate your esophagus and lead to a burning discomfort in your upper belly or below your breastbone. Acid reflux is what happens when some of the acid content of the stomach flows up into the esophagus. Heartburn is the burning feeling a person gets when they have acid reflux. Although people may use the terms interchangeably, heartburn is a symptom of acid...

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