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Iron and Athletes

Iron and Athletes
Iron and Athletes Iron deficiency is an all-too-common nutrient deficiency that is more likely to affect certain groups and populations than others. Athletes of all types - professional, amateur and “weekend warrior” enthusiasts – often have more...

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Don't Ignore the Signs of Low Iron

Don't Ignore the Signs of Low Iron
You might be thinking that you’ve been feeling a little tired lately. Or that you’re missing some get-up-and-go. These are common symptoms of low iron. Tiredness and exhaustion have become so common in our culture that we frequently ignore thes...

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Pregnancy: Iron's Importance in Every Stage

Pregnancy: Iron's Importance in Every Stage
Having sufficient iron is very important during pregnancy. You need one gram of iron to grow a baby. That’s the iron equivalent of 177 steaks! <1> When it comes to pre-pregnancy planning, our primary focus is usually making sure we’re getti...

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Immune·Essence™: Focus on Turmeric and Burdock Root

Immune·Essence™: Focus on Turmeric and Burdock Root
Immune·Essence™ (USA) aka Flor·Essence® with Turkey Tail and Turmeric (Canada) is Flora’s latest liquid herbal formula. This update to the Flor·Essence formula uses all the same, time-tested, original eight herbs for cleansing and adds in medicina...

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The Synergy of Refrigerated Probiotics and Fiber: Benefits for Digestive Health, Metabolism and Sleep Quality

The Synergy of Refrigerated Probiotics and Fiber: Benefits for Digestive Health, Metabolism and Sleep Quality
Probiotics, those microscopic, beneficial bacteria, continue to be one of the biggest trends in dietary supplements. Sometimes it seems they’re showing up everywhere: yogurt, drinks, bars, gums, sachets, capsules! Some of the best probiotic formul...

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Whey Protein For Your Pets

Whey Protein For Your Pets
Quite regularly, our customers ask us about the reasons we use whey protein in our products, specifically BioVITES. Let’s look at the important health benefits whey protein has for your dogs and cats. What Is Whey Protein? Originally, whey was...

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Resolution: Exercise!

Resolution: Exercise!
Resolution: Exercise! Something about a shiny new year makes you want to do better. Getting more exercise is a popular resolution, with good reason. You don’t need us to tell you that exercise is good for you in tons of ways (weight control, mood ...

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Tropical Mint Green Smoothie

Tropical Mint Green Smoothie
Tropical Mint Green Smoothie Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Makes: 2 x 10oz servings Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango ½ cup frozen banana ½ an avocado (or ½ cup plain yoghurt) 1 cup filtered water 1 ½...

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Organic MCT Oil

Organic MCT Oil
MCT oil is extremely popular for its fat-burning qualities and easy digestibility. Many people are attracted to MCT oil’s ability to support their fitness goals through improved weight management and exercise performance. Everyone can take advant...

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Ayurveda, the science of life, part 2 of 2

Ayurveda, the science of life, part 2 of 2
Ayurvedic medicine is a holistic wellness system practiced in India for over 5000 years. Some favorite Ayurvedic principals include: • Know and embrace your essence and constitution • What heals, also prevents • Live in tune with nature • C...

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The Health Benefits of Iron and Ferritin+

The Health Benefits of Iron and Ferritin+
This post was originally posted by Better Living. None of the information presented is intended to cure, treat, or prevent any disease. It’s believed about 5% of Canadians 3 to 79 (8% of females) are deficient in iron. So, if you’ve been feeling ...

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Collagen for Athletes: More Than Just a Beauty Supplement

Collagen for Athletes: More Than Just a Beauty Supplement
Collagen for Athletes: More Than Just a Beauty Supplement Collagen is hot. Celebrities and regular folks alike swear by it for healthy hair, skin, and nails. But collagen isn’t just a beauty supplement. It may also help you work out harder and rec...

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