Wellness blog

  • Silver Biotics Trace Element Silver Supplement is the perfect, daily way to support your Immune System. It contains our powerful SilverSol Technology® to give your body a boost, so that it can do its job keeping you strong and healthy for all your daily adventures. 

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  • Summer activities are great, but summer acne? Not so much. If this season causes your skin to stress out, a soothing mask might be in order.

    However, instead of turning to a premade formula from a cosmetics store, why not make your own mask? Using natural ingredients, it’s simple to soothe, moisturize, and refresh your face throughout the summer.

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  • Not getting enough sleep can be detrimental to our overall health. It is a difficult habit to break, but with a little help from a sleep aid, you may just be drifting off to dreamland sooner than you think. 

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  • If you’re looking to adopt more planet-friendly practices in your home, the next area to tackle might just be your refrigerator. 

    Food waste is a tremendous and growing problem in Canada and around the world. Each year, 396 kilograms of food are thrown away per person in Canada, and that number is only growing.

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  • A father is our first superhero, a forever best friend, a continual shoulder to lean on. Finding the perfect gift to let dad know how much you love and appreciate him can be difficult. For the father who is hard to buy for, why not give the gift of wellness with these best-selling products and supplements to help support his health and wellness goals.

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  • With winter upon us, there is no better time to amp up your self care game! The pandemic might make a day at the spa out of the question, but there is no reason why you can’t create your own luxurious spa experience at home.

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  • We all know that we need to be getting more exercise, but it’s not always easy to fit it in. On hectic days, there often isn’t time to add a complete workout that includes strength training and cardio. The good news? There are plenty of ways to integrate activity naturally into your day—without changing into workout gear and heading to the gym.

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  • Quick Tips for reducing your blood pressure: 1. Eat healthy. 2. Exercise regularly. 3. Lose the extra pounds. 4. Quit smoking. 5. Limit your alcohol. 6 Limit your sodium in your diet. 7. Limit your caffeine intake 8. Relax! 9. Get your blood pressure checked on a regular basis. Clinical Blood Pressure High blood pressure or hypertension is a risk to both your heart and your kidneys. Your blood pressure is based on two measurements (systolic and diastolic).  A reading of more than 140/90 mmHg may indicate you have high blood pressure. If you have diabetes, 130/80 mmHg may be...

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  •  Nora Munro Registered Holistic Nutritionist Meet Nora, our Westgate manager! She was born and raised in Ottawa and has always been much of a natural! “I grew up eating healthy. I always ate seasonal foods, fresh foods and I love gardening!” Built on an internal interest, she took some courses on Alive academy which officially led her into the health food industry. After working in several health food retail stores, she planted her feet in management. She definitely is a people person! She loves working with her colleagues!  So being in a health food store and working with people is...

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