With the winter season also comes cold and flu season. Staying healthy is so important because health and happiness go hand-in-hand. To help you avoid getting sick this winter we identified the four pillars for optimal health and happiness; nutrition, exercise, mindfulness and sleep. This video shares the four pillars and natural health products that will help to keep you and your family heathy and happy this winter season.
At the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) we celebrated Organic Week by making healthy breakfast recipes that are anything BUT boring! We have new twists on smoothie bowls and overnight oats but below you can watch a video on a new twist on an old favourite…the pancake. These pancakes are savoury and packed with protein to keep you feeling full longer. They are super easy to make, even the kids can help.
We’ve all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World, but many are unaware of the “Seven Natural Health Wonders of the World.” Coming from every corner of the globe, these wonders have been used for centuries in other countries to help with everything from soothing bug bites to achieving beautiful, glowing skin. Although Canadians may have heard of these natural health products, many aren’t familiar with their secret benefits and how they can be used in our daily lives.
Originating in norther Africa, aloe is not cultivated throughout the world in many subtropical and tropical locations. Having it around the house can be quite convenient, since aloe has strong moisturizing and anti-aging properties, and can be used to soothe burns, wounds and skin irritations. Many don’t realize that aloe can also help soothe the puffiness under your eyes after a stressful week. Just apply a bit of the gel under your eyes before bed and wake up looking fresh and ready to go. Find out more about aloe and its many uses in this video.
Health is wealth. We spend about 50 per cent of our waking hours at our jobs. Managing deadlines and duties both at work and home can be a fine balancing act. Since 67 per cent of Canadians agree that their work causes them stress, this natural guide to workplace wellness will teach you how to, practice mindfulness at work, eat for energy and go beyond “deskercise.”