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Sarah Dobec, Marketing Manager, author

An Amazing Retail Experience – The Big Carrot // 

The Big Carrot Natural Food Market is thrilled to open the doors of its second location in June 2018 in Toronto’s east end Beaches community. After 35 years on the Danforth, The Big Carrot is expanding into new neighbourhoods with fresh branding and messaging around the company values and commitments. The Big Carrot is a Read more »

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Dr. Jonathan Beatty, ND, author

Vision Protection in the Digital Age // 

Can you guess what has popped up as one of today’s most concerning health hazards? We are all exposed to it every day. It’s not a contagious virus or bacteria but it’s more frequent than the common cold. It’s called “blue light” and scientists are warning us that it poses very serious risks to our Read more »

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Tawnya Ritco, RHN, author

Mighty Magnesium: Your Health Depends On It // 

Is feeling anxious, nervous, or irritated – or all three! — becoming your new norm? If so, you’re not alone. These feelings are shared by many of us today as we’re bombarded by digital connections in all aspects of our lives, not to mention additional professional, personal and environmental stressors. Research suggests that stress is Read more »

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Nelson Narciso, author

Why do we need a multi? // 

The multivitamin mineral formula is widely accepted as a must use daily supplement and for good reason. Most of us appreciate that we’re not getting all the nutrients we need from diet alone. That’s likely why, according to Statistics Canada, roughly a quarter of Canadians use multivitamins.1 One can think of a multi as an Read more »

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Tawnya Ritco, RHN, author

Planning the best fight against cold and fever // 

It is that time of year again. It’s time to bundle up, dress warmer and get set to take on the fight against the common cold and related fever, cough and sore throat. Our first line of defense is always a good offense. When it comes to reducing our chances of catching a cold and Read more »

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Lisa Petty, MA, ROHP, author

Sisu Ester-C® // 

How many colds or flu do YOU get each year? One? Two? More? You’re not alone. The average adult suffers two to four colds per year. Stress, diet, and lifestyle can all affect your immune system, which makes it difficult to fight off the germs and viruses you are exposed to every day. Vitamin C may be the best-known micro nutrient for preventing Read more »

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Desiree Nielsen, BSc RD, author

On Guard! How Bacteria Bolster Your Immune Defenses // 

Your immune system works hard everyday to protect you against the hostile external world. A sneeze on the train, an undercooked hamburger or a splinter from a park bench all incite an immune response that keeps your body healthy. It seems logical that an immune system designed to protect you against bad bugs would see Read more »

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Sarah Holvik, BSc Nutrition, author

Strategies for Natural Joint Health // 

With the barrage of supplements available today, choosing a safe and effective product to address joint health issues can be anything but straight forward for consumers and health practitioners alike. Many patients suffering from complaints from joint pain to stiffness and lack of mobility have tried a variety of options without finding a reliable, long-term Read more »

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Dr. Jonathan Beatty, ND, author

Supporting Brain Function // 

Question: I have a family history of early onset cognitive impairment, is there anything I can do to reduce my risks? Dr, Beatty: Absolutely there are steps that you should be taking. People often speak about dementia as unavoidable, but research has shown a few key factors contributing to the disease development. Understanding how dementia Read more »

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Dr. Sara Celik, ND, author

Probiotics For Your Health // 

Our understanding of health has greatly changed over the years. We used to believe that avoiding germs, eating a balanced diet and regular exercise were enough to protect us from sickness and common health conditions. However, we soon realized that there is much more involved in achieving optimal health. In fact, it has become clear Read more »

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