wellness-blog

  • Let us introduce you to Danielle. She’s our wonderful manager at Merivale! Danielle moved to Ottawa six years ago and she absolutely loves it here! “There is so much beauty within this city and tons of outdoor activities.” She recently started studying Holistic Nutrition and is very excited to see her educational journey unfold. Her interest in health and wellness started at a very young age. “I actually went to school for baking and pastry arts and was working as a baker when I realized I wanted the work I do to be in line with my values.” That’s when...

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  • Tea is one of the most popular and widely consumed beverages worldwide. There are several different varieties of tea but its origin is similar among many different types. White, green, oolong, and black tea all derive from the same plant called Camellia Sinensis. What makes each kind different is the process used to pluck, and dry the tealeaf itself. Green tea is younger and milder whereas black tea is a much bolder flavour from a later plucked leaf and a longer drying process. Each tea has its own flavour profile and benefits so it’s quite easy to find one to...

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