Category: Vitamins & Supplements

Calm Magnesium Powder & Why I Use It

Calm Magnesium Powder & Why I Use It

Did you know that Health Canada confirms that most Canadians aren’t getting enough magnesium from their diet? Magnesium is only found in significant quantities in seeds, nuts, legumes & leafy greens & most North Americans don’t eat enough of these foods to meet their requirements! […]

Plant-Based Living & What To Look Out For With Possible Nutrient Deficiencies

Plant-Based Living & What To Look Out For With Possible Nutrient Deficiencies

I get lots of questions about the transition to a plant-based diet & what to look out for with potential nutrient deficiencies! Based on my experience:Omega-3s (DHA & EPA): Fish provides a good dose, so it’s important to substitute with foods like algae, kidney beans, […]

My Top Mood-Boosting Supplements

My Top Mood-Boosting Supplements

If you suffer from mood swings & instability due to anxiety, stress, depression, mood disorders/mental illness, hormones or nutrient deficiencies, let’s be real… it sucks! These are some natural supplements that make life a little easier in those moments: Magnesium: raises levels of mood-boosting serotonin, […]

My Experience With Astragalus

My Experience With Astragalus

I just finished my first bottle of Astragalus, so I figured I’d give you guys an update! What is it? Astragalus is a root known & used in Chinese medicine for its immune-boosting & adaptogenic properties. The benefits? regulates hormonal response, protects adrenal glands & helps […]

What On Earth Are Biosil Drops?!

What On Earth Are Biosil Drops?!

I’ve been adding Biosil choline & silicon drops to my lemon water every AM for over a year (PSA: They’re also available in capsule form). If you want to know more about what I drink every morning first thing when I wake up, click here: […]

My Go-To Remedies When I Feel Like I Got Hit By A Truck

My Go-To Remedies When I Feel Like I Got Hit By A Truck

No judgment if yours is Tylenol Cold & Flu & sometimes, we gotta do what we gotta do! But, here are the more natural & holistic ways I use to beat cold symptoms (congestion, heavy head/eyes, feeling choked up, cough/sore throat & just inflammation in […]

My Probiotic Update: Genestra HMF Forte

My Probiotic Update: Genestra HMF Forte

I’ve been using Genestra HMF Forte probiotics since October & I wanted to give it 3 months before updating you guys! I’d been using Nova Probiotics for over a year & after a colonics appt., my naturopath recommended switching to these to change things up & […]

Everything You Need To Know About Iron & How To Keep Your Levels In Check (Even On A Plant-Based Diet!)

Everything You Need To Know About Iron & How To Keep Your Levels In Check (Even On A Plant-Based Diet!)

Hey my loves! As promised, here’s my post all about iron, how I keep my levels in check, the benefits, the risks associated with deficiencies & my fave iron-rich foods! FACT: Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in North America & […]

My Nightly Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar & Fermented Turmeric & Ginger

My Nightly Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar & Fermented Turmeric & Ginger

Every night before bed, I drink 3 tbsp. raw organic apple cider vinegar & 2 tbsp. fermented turmeric & ginger. BTW, your ACV should always be “with the mother” & cloudy at the bottom of the bottle (the murky cloudiness at the bottom of the bottle […]

Asta(WHO?)xanthin-101 & Why I’ve Been Incorporating It In My Smoothies

Asta(WHO?)xanthin-101 & Why I’ve Been Incorporating It In My Smoothies

I’ve been adding ASTAXANTHIN to my smoothie bowls & loving it so I figured I’d share some of the amazing benefits with you babes! Astaxanthin is a type of carotenoid, a natural pigment found in many foods, which gives it its red-orange colour. It’s one […]