March 27, 2020
Stress Woman, Breathing Digestion

Stress and Your Digestion – Are They Connected?

Take a moment to really think about how the word ‘stress’ makes you feel. For some of you, it may have become the norm so you just don’t notice it anymore. Or maybe thinking about it makes you feel more stressed? Some of you, may even have a gut reaction to the word, a clench, butterflies… Now think about if just the word can make you feel something, what impact […]
March 6, 2020
Digestive Support Doses

Digestive Health Support in 3 Easy Steps

Probiotics, prebiotics, symbiotics, enzymes… Supporting your gut and digestive health can be complicated! We asked our amazing naturopath, Kelly McGillivray, about which products can make supporting your gut health as easy as 1-2-3. We jumped straight into step number 1 – digestive enzymes Kelly, what are digestive enzymes and how do they work? Digestive enzymes are the substances that help us break down our food into the smallest building blocks […]
December 20, 2019
French Bulldog in a Santa Hat

Silly Season Stress Survival Guide

How is your diary looking this week? If it’s anything like ours, you’re going to be busy! The holidays can be a really fun time of the year but often, they’re also a source of stress and anxiety. Given that they’re mostly unavoidable in some form, we talked to Kelly, one of our in-house naturopaths, about self-care and supporting our stress response during the silly season. So, Kelly, are you […]
November 7, 2019
Vitamin C over Summer - Pineapple

Vitamin C – Year Round Essential

Good old vitamin C. There when you need it during the colder months when the sniffles start to make an appearance.  But if you thought it was only good for supporting your winter immunity, then we have great news for you!  Vitamin C is a must-have nutrient for when the weather is warmer too.  We talked to Kelly McGillivray, in-house Naturopath and nutrition expert, about its role in supporting skin […]
November 7, 2019
Man sitting at a desk

Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

Living a sedentary lifestyle is a risk factor for a variety of health complications including obesity, heart disease and some cancers[1]. It contributes to over three million preventable deaths every year[2]. Sitting too much can be the result of a variety of factors; from working in an office job which requires you to be at a desk all day, basing most recreational activities inside (such as watching television), injuries which inhibit […]