Whether you work in an office, from home or on the road, workplace stress can be a real problem with serious consequences. In fact, a survey we recently conducted showed that 59 per cent of Canadians feel that stress experienced at work has a negative effect on their health, and 63 per cent feel that it creates a negative impact other areas of their lives.
Canadians are eager for the inside scoop on how to optimize their health. In consultation with experts from across the country the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) has identified the top five new natural health trends to look out for throughout 2016. These upcoming trends can help Canadians from coast to coast make 2016 their happiest and healthiest year yet.
Can vitamin C cure the common cold? Do we get enough vitamin D from our diet alone? Does honey actually have antibacterial properties? There are many health myths out there. In celebration of NHP Week the Canadian Health Food Association surveyed Canadians across the country to test their natural health knowledge, the results were quite surprising.
We are becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of choosing food that is grown organically, without the use of pesticides, herbicides, hormones or antibiotics. These farming practices are based on holistic methods that contribute to the improvement of biodiversity, good soil health and ecological balance. To celebrate Organic Week treat yourself with these delicious organic pumpkin pie bites.
Whether you’re looking to build muscle, get lean, or knock a few minutes off your 10k personal best, a mixture of good nutrition and natural health products can help give you a winning edge. Adding activity to your routine is a key contributor to your health and happiness. To make sure you get the most out of your work out, focus on these three nutritional pillars for exercise: power, hydration and recovery.