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1609, 2020

6 Self-Care Practices for the Best Mental Health

As parents, our highest priority is to take care of our little ones. We make sure they eat food on time, do not stay glued to the television all day, stay healthy, and get proper sleep. However, with our busy schedules, we often overlook ourselves and tend to forget that we cannot take care of others if we do not take [...]

1009, 2020

4 Ways You Are Damaging Your Liver During Self-Isolation

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, self-isolation and maintaining social distance has become the new norm. However, can isolation take a toll on you mentally and physically? It certainly can. Being cooped up at home in your head can take deteriorate the mental health of even the best of us.  Despite being connected with friends and family virtually, feelings of depression, [...]

209, 2020

Tips to Treat and Prevents Kids Sports Injuries

Do you have a young athlete at home, who often returns from practice in excruciating pain? You are not alone. Did you know emergency rooms report, youth athletic injuries as one of the leading causes of children's visits? The recurrent reason for kids' sports injuries being the overuse of the same muscle or joint.  Unlike before, these days, children dive into sports at a [...]

2608, 2020

A Guide to Back to School 2020 Safety Measures

Children seem to have outgrown online learning. Though some students found it difficult to concentrate or attend online classes on a schedule, majority of them missed the routine of going to school, meeting friends, and interacting with teachers daily. With back to school 2020 plans full swing in Canada, safety measures should be the highest priority as the coronavirus pandemic prevails across the globe. [...]

2008, 2020

What to Expect This Winter During COVID-19

Winters are just around the corner, and the burning question on everyone’s mind is, will it cause a spike in coronavirus cases and if it will result in a second wave of the virus? Unfortunately, since the pandemic is unpredictable, it is difficult to understand what the outcome will be. However, winters are also the time for the spread of other viruses, [...]

1208, 2020

Fatty Liver Disease – A Growing Concern in Canada

According to a modeling study, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) will escalate approximately 20% by 2030. Doctors across Canada say there is a rapid escalation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease even amid coronavirus pandemic.   Did you know people live for years with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease without even knowing they have it? It is not until it aggravates that they find out [...]

508, 2020

A Guide to Staycation at Home with Kids

As the lockdown eases across Canada, we are still unsure when it will completely lift, and if life will go back to the normal, we once knew. With each special occasion going uncelebrated such as, birthdays or anniversaries, it feels the year is fleeting.  Just like most adults, children are also getting tired of being cooped up at home, and [...]

2907, 2020

Must-Have Foods to Eliminate Bloating

What Causes Bloating?  Bloating is one of the most commonly occurring abdominal issues among both men and women. It occurs when the gastrointestinal tract is filled with gas or air. Bloating symptoms include a feeling of fullness and tightness. Individuals also feel uncomfortable and conscious as it can make the stomach appear bigger than it is. It can quickly make your clothes appear tighter [...]

2207, 2020

7 Easy Ways to Promote Gut Health

The gut health consists of a complex balance of microorganisms that live within the digestive tract. Bacteria and gut microbes, such as viruses and fungi, play a great role in ensuring you stay fit and healthy. Microbes are essential for immune functionality, digestion, and weight regulation. Therefore, your diet can have a massive impact on your microbes and alter your health.  [...]

1507, 2020

6 Absolute Best Foods for Digestion

If you are a foodie, then you have most likely struggled with digestion at some point. As foodies, we love experimenting with a variety of foods and often tend to overeat beyond our usual limit. Guilty as charged, we do not feel bad about it either, because food is life. This can sometimes lead to problems with digestion and definitely give us a reason [...]

107, 2020

8 Tips for Parents to Make the Most of Online Learning with Kids

As COVID-19 spreads across Canada, the country along with the entire world, is watching eateries, offices and school closures. While this step is evident and necessary, we have now thoroughly entered the digital age, where the entire education system has transferred online. While college students may be accustomed to this type of learning, school-going children are finding it challenging to [...]

1706, 2020

6 Worst Foods for Digestion

Your diet plays a great role in maintaining good health. The digestive tract helps absorb much-needed nutrients as well as eliminate waste. Eating a healthy diet comprising of a complex balance of water, proteins, vitamins, salts, carbohydrates, fats, insoluble and soluble fiber ensures you digest food quickly without any inconvenience.  On the contrary, munching on the wrong foods can result [...]

1006, 2020

Ideas to Stay Safe, Positive and Productive During Self-Isolation

As COVID-19 spreads across the globe affecting millions of people, schools, offices, cinemas, restaurants and pubs are shutting down, making it increasingly evident, self-isolation is a vital measure to protect public health. However, practicing social distancing and continuously being bombarded by the news about this grim and unfortunate pandemic can take a toll on even the most happy-go-lucky individual’s mental health. Self-isolation [...]

306, 2020

6 Must-Try Herbal Teas During Self-Isolation for Good Health

As the uncertainty rises due to the spread of COVID-19, we need to ensure we try our best to maintain good health and well-being. Therefore, it is essential now more than ever to eat well and watch what you eat. Drinking a good cup of tea makes everything better and adds instant positivity to your life.  We truly believe Mother [...]

2005, 2020

5 Productive Ways of Using Cough Lozenges

Are you fed up of coughing and sneezing? Is your sore throat getting unbearably itchy and scratchy? Is it irritating you and disrupting your daily activities? Try over the counter throat lozenges, they dissolve slowly in the mouth to temporarily relieve coughs and soothe irritated throat. Additionally, they taste great and come in an array of flavours to choose from. [...]

1305, 2020

Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy During the Flu Season

Amid COVID-19 global pandemic, we cannot ignore the flu season. As parents, it is getting increasingly difficult to keep our children safe; therefore, we need to take a proactive role in promoting good health for our children. The following early flu symptoms can help you determine if your little one is suffering from the flu:  Body ache and muscle ache  Diarrhea  Fatigue  [...]

605, 2020

How Your Gut Health Impacts Your Well-Being

What Is Gut Health and Why Is It Important?  Your gut health has a massive impact on your mood, immune system and mental health. It even affects inflammation and weight, as well. Did you know 90% of the body’s serotonin occurs within the gut? This happy hormone eliminates depression and elevates positivity. Therefore, if you find yourself struggling with sadness, you might [...]

2904, 2020

Guidelines for Radon Levels in Canadian Households

Are you aware, after smoking, radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in Canada?  What Is Radon Level?  Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive tasteless, odourless and colourless gas. Seemingly harmless, this gas can quickly become an alarming cause if detected in your home.  This dangerous gas emits from radioactive decay of uranium in water, rock or soil. Under high pressure, radon gas escapes [...]

2304, 2020

Is Licorice effective against COVID 19?

According to a recent BBC News article: More than 85% of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in China who underwent Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have recovered better than those who took only conventional medication. Almost all hospitalized patients were prescribed traditional medicine, a combination of Chinese Ephedra and Licorice Root. Studies have shown that licorice may have antiviral activity [...]

1604, 2020

Importance of Yoga for Kids and 3 Must-Try Poses

Yoga stands for yoke or union and signifies the integration of spirit, mind and body. If your children are not enjoying yoga for kids, then they are seriously missing out. This wonderful practice can be a beautiful bonding experience for both parents and children. Yoga can be the perfect outlet for parents to unwind, relax and forget their daily stresses laugh and [...]

904, 2020

3 Ways to Improve Gut Health in Kids

Why Gut Health Is Mental Health?  With the rise of social media and being under a constant microscope and scrutiny of peers, it can all amount to unwanted anxiety, depression and even mood swings. What most parents do not realize is that, what their children eat, affects not only their weight, but also their mental health.  Research indicates poor mental [...]

104, 2020

Brilliant Ways to Make 2020 The Year of Less Sugar

Kindness is like sugar; it makes life taste a little sweeter. We hands down agree with this statement; however, in this article, we are not going to sugarcoat facts and butter up the truth (pun intended). Let us walk you through the dark reality of how the food and beverage industry is sneaking sugar into your diet without you even knowing about it. Along [...]

2503, 2020

6 Most Common Health Concerns for Canadians

Though we consider Canada’s health-care system to be a mark of pride. However, it is in danger of losing its credibility as a global health leader. As a proud citizen you already know, but let us set the record straight once and for all.   Canada’s taxpayer-funded Medicare system no longer requires citizens to pay for medical services out of their pockets, such [...]

1803, 2020

8 Powerful Reasons Why You Should go Vegan

If your New Year’s Resolution list includes getting in shape and saving the planet from deteriorating, then going vegan is surely for you. Veganism is good for the environment as well as your health. Tons of celebrities have adopted this lifestyle including Alicia Silverstone and Stevie Wonder and for good reasons. Over the last few years it has really taken over the nation by storm. The world [...]

1103, 2020

Benefits of Juice Fast with Detox Juices

What is Juice Fasting?  Juice fast for liver detox is by far one of the most delicious diets. Whether you want to try juice fast for weight loss or to cleanse liver, it is easy to keep up with and the best part is you improve your hair and skin along the way.  Juice fasting involves individuals to skip meals and replace it with drinking [...]

403, 2020

3 Delicious Liver Detox Juices

Liver health is essential for filtering blood coming from the digestive tracts, before circulating within the entire body. This vital organ also metabolizes drugs and detoxifies chemicals. Moreover, the liver also secretes bile, which goes back into the intestines.  Liver Health and Alcohol  Fatty liver disease is one of the many causes of liver failure. This ailment is the result of excess [...]

2602, 2020

The Many Benefits of Yoga for Women

Being a mom is no walk in the park. This full-time job requires you to be on duty from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to sleep. Getting your kids ready, making sure your family eats healthy meals and the kids remain occupied with productive activities is no piece of cake. This hard work leaves little [...]

1902, 2020

Flu Season: Symptoms and Effective Treatments

As much as we enjoy a winter wonderland, it comes with countless sniffles, coughs and other cold and flu symptoms. The flu also goes by the term influenza. This viral infection affects the respiratory system, including the nose, throat and lungs. For most people, influenza treats overtime on its own. However, there is a probability that this ailment can turn into a life-threatening condition.   Who [...]

1102, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Detected in Canada 2020

The novel coronavirus is quickly becoming a global threat. This virus is an infection within the sinuses, nose and upper throat. It is important to know though a majority of coronaviruses are not dangerous, it is better to stay safe than sorry.  The first coronavirus in Canada was reported earlier in January, after a man, in his 50s, flew home from visiting China, especially [...]

402, 2020

Tips for Liver Damage Repair and Optimal Health

Your liver is one of your most vital organs that keeps the body functioning; it is optimal. This organ filters blood pumping through the digestive tract, before supplying it to the rest of the body. It also metabolizes drugs and detoxifies chemicals.  Moreover, the function of the liver in the digestive system includes producing bile, cholesterol, glycogen synthesis and triglycerides. Furthermore, the liver also [...]

3101, 2020

Winter Safety Tips Every Canadian Should Know

Winter is the most wonderful time of the year. With snow as far as the eyes can see, the cozy white blanket prompts the whole city to slow down a little and enjoy the weather. Kids and adults enjoy indulging in snowball fights, ice skating and making snowmen. However, the chilly season can also be the most accident-prone season. The sidewalks are covered in water [...]

2201, 2020

3 Surprising Ways You Might Be Damaging Your Liver

Did you know the liver carries over 500 vital tasks? Not only is it the largest solid organ, but it is also the largest gland in the human body. The liver functions to process nutrients from food, protein synthesis, detoxification, production of bile, removal of toxins from the body and regulation of the production of chemicals which help break down [...]

1501, 2020

Super Fun Ways to Celebrate Family Day

If you are always looking for ways to make the most of Family Day, then join us as we explore fun ways to enjoy it. This holiday is celebrated in certain parts of Canada on the 3rd Monday of February. To make the most of it we have gathered a list of six activities your whole family can enjoy – [...]

2712, 2019

Moms Guide to an Active Lifestyle for Kids

Isn't it absurd how some kids breeze through the cold and flu season without getting ill, while others can't seem to catch a break? As mom's, we want the very best for our kids and good health is by far the highest priority.   Why You Should Keep Kids Active?  In an article cited in the Europe PMC, researchers found just 30 minutes of [...]

1712, 2019

Coleslaw Recall: Salmonella Outbreak in Canada 2019

As of December 3rd, 2019 the popular brand President’s Choice coleslaw, is being recalled by The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) due to possible salmonella contamination. This action is being taken specifically for packaging with a best before date of December 4th, 2019 with the following codes:   Best Before 2019 DE 04 – B318005   Best Before 2019 DE 04 – B318006   For [...]

1112, 2019

Top Reasons Not to Drink During the Holiday Season

The holiday season has finally arrived with plenty of parties and gatherings with friends and family over delicious meals and a few drinks. It is no secret, that alcohol consumption during the holidays increases drastically. This holds especially true for Christmas and New Year parties.   However, drinking alcohol can lead to intoxication which can be the root cause of numerous bad decisions and health problems.   Did you know drinking can affect [...]

412, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak 2019

Are you aware that the Romaine Lettuce found at your local grocery store might be infected with E. coli? Here’s all you need to know about this unfortunate outbreak of romaine lettuce E. coli 2019.   Where is E. Coli Romaine Lettuce from?  In the light of recent Escherichia coli (E. coli) outbreak in the USA. the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

2711, 2019

10 Delicious Foods and Drinks to Boost Your Immune System

Now that we are in the midst of the flu season, it is more important than ever to make the immune system robust to avoid getting ill. The best practices, of course, include washing your hands, getting a flu shot and plenty of sleep.   Prevent flu symptoms with basic yet effective flu treatments. These tips will ensure you do not get attacked by unwanted infections. However, building [...]

2011, 2019

Tips to Improve Your Digestion Naturally for the Holidays

Digestive problems are a recurrent complaint, especially around the holidays. With dinner table laden with roast chicken, ham, potatoes and mashed potatoes, it is easy to lose count after the second helping. This lip-smacking dinner soon follows with delectable desserts, huddling together to sing Christmas carols and heaps of alcohol to guzzle down this memorable meal.  Good food and good company [...]

1311, 2019

A Mom’s Guide to Cold & Flu Season

As the sweater weather rolls around, so does the probability of getting common cold and flu symptoms. Especially for kids who are still in the process of building immunity. If your little one comes down with the cold or flu, the bad news is that they feel awful, but the good news is that as a parent, there is plenty you can do at [...]

3010, 2019

Your Guide to Staying Healthy During Changing Weather

Changing temperatures and fluctuating weather patterns not only require you to gear up your wardrobe but to also pay a closer look at your health. As the weather changes gradually from fall to winter, the chilly morning breeze can result in a sneeze, sniffle and maybe even a cough. This can snowball into the common cold or flu. Here are [...]

2410, 2019

6 Effective Foods to Improve Digestion Naturally at Home

It is no surprise that the digestive tract plays an essential role in your health. It is responsible for eliminating waste and ensuring that necessary nutrients consumed, get absorbed as well. A lot of people tend to suffer digestive problems such as gas, diarrhea, cramping, constipation, bloating and abdominal pain.  Individuals who tend to avoid probiotics and fibre-rich foods in their diet typically are the [...]

1810, 2019

The Impact of Sugar on Your Liver Health

Who doesn’t enjoy indulging in delicious sugary desserts? Perhaps you adore monster shakes with an over the top Instagram worthy sprinkle of chocolate chips, marshmallows, wafers, finished off with a warm brownie and whipped cream. Or maybe you prefer taking your daily sugar intake in caffeine and colas throughout the day. Either way, sugar is the vital source of energy [...]

910, 2019

4 Effective Foods to Boost the Immune System for Pre-Teens

If you are wondering why the immune system is important for happy, healthy children, then you have come to the right place. If your child gets sick more frequently than his peers, then it is most likely that a weak immune system is causing this. The immune system comprises of cells, proteins, organs and tissues which defend people against harmful microorganisms. Immunity is the balanced state of multicellular organisms [...]

110, 2019

7 Herbs and Spices that Help Digest Thanksgiving Meals

As this year comes closer to an end, Thanksgiving rolls up, bringing with it an array of meals all to be consumed with your beloved family and friends. The ambiance is always welcoming, and the house is crowded with familiar faces, accompanied by the hustle and bustle going on in the kitchen. The mouthwatering smell of perfectly cooked turkey engulfs the dinner [...]

2509, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Nighttime Cough

Coughing during the day can be annoying, but nighttime cough can quickly become the cause of sleeplessness. This natural reflex is your body’s way of getting rid of irritants from your lungs and airways. These irritants range from pollutants, mucus and microbes. This sensation starts within the throat as a tickle and escalates into a cough, especially when you are about to doze off to slumber. [...]

1809, 2019

4 Foods You Must Include in a Liver Healthy Diet

The liver is a powerhouse organ in the human body which is liable for taking care of vital metabolic functions. It converts our diets into substances the body can utilize, store and pass along to cells when needed. When this vital organ is working at its optimal, it converts toxins stored throughout the body into a water-soluble form that helps flush [...]

1309, 2019

3 Natural Health Remedies to Treat Cough in Children

As parents, we try our best to make sure our kids remain healthy no matter the weather or season. Curtailing your child’s exposure to germs and strengthening his immune system is the best way to ensure he doesn’t get ill. However, it is inevitable for little ones to come down with a cold or cough. The best you can do [...]

609, 2019

3 Incredible Health Benefits of Stevia

Stevia is a plant-derived sweetener. Unlike other sugar substitutes in the market, stevia is beneficial for health. This plant belongs to the Asteraceae family. Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), the prized species of stevia, grows in Brazil and Paraguay. Although the natives used stevia leaves since centuries, an Italian botanist, Moises Santiago Bertoni, is often said to have discovered stevia in the late 1800s. These [...]

3008, 2019

5 Best Cold and Flu Prevention Tips for Kids

Are you aware the average adult gets two to four colds annually? On the other hand, children get five to ten colds each year. This stark difference is because they have a weak immune system and are therefore more prone to getting ill. A common cold can spread through air or close encounters with someone carrying the virus. Kids can also contract this illness from coming [...]

2108, 2019

Top 5 Benefits of Gastro-Intestinal Support Capsules

The digestive system comprises of different parts of the body, but the main aim of it is to process the food we drink and eat which is generated to provide nutrient and energy and later to also deal with its waste products. This energy ensures the repair of our body tissues and survival. A lack of food can lead to the diminishing of [...]

908, 2019

9 Well Kept Mom Secrets Whose Kids Rarely Get Sick in Winters

Tis the season to be jolly and weary of flu symptoms. That’s right flu season is upon us and for moms, this means doing everything possible to ensure their child does not come down with the flu. We all know that one neighbourhood kid who just never seems to catch a cold or flu. Ever wonder what his parents do to ensure [...]

2407, 2019

Symptoms and Treatment of the Flu

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, attacks the respiratory system which includes the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is worse than the cold and though it usually relieves on its own, if left untreated it can be deadly. Along with taking precautions, you should get your family vaccinated annually for protection against this ailment. Continue reading to discover flu symptoms and treatment.   [...]

1907, 2019

8 Simple Steps to Self-Love

If you believe you cannot love someone else until you love yourself, then you are not alone. Everyone talks about self-love, yet most of us do not know how to practice it or even where to begin. It is monumental to living well since it has a direct influence on who you pick as your friends, relationship partner, your self-image and [...]

507, 2019

6 Fail-Safe Ways to Counteract the Cold & Flu with Herbs

In Canada, peak times for colds are at the start of fall, mid-winter and again in early spring. This may vary depending on where you live. Seasonal changes bring about bouts of cold viruses passing in-between children and adults. Adults catch approximately 2 to 4 colds annually, while children have a tendency to get ill more often since their immune [...]

1902, 2019

5 Great Healthy Gains from Herbal Granules

As fall glides comfortably into winter, it becomes inevitable you will come down with the common cold. Stuffy nose, nagging cough, sore throat and fever lurk right around the corner, waiting to attack your immune system, leaving you feeling lethargic and ill. The unique nature of Herbion Naturals’ Cold & Flu Remedy Herbal Granules makes it ideal for combating cold [...]

1202, 2019

Top 10 Foods to Boost Your Immunity

The immune system is the body’s natural defense mechanism which wards off infections and viruses. It keeps infectious microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses out of the body. Eating certain foods can help build immunity. This winter try adding a few of the following superfoods to fight cold and flu better.   Citrus Fruits  Vitamin C increases your body’s ability to produce white blood cells which [...]

1202, 2019

Reasons Why Herbion Liver Supplement is the Best

Did you know approximately eight million Canadians may be affected by liver disease? It is a growing concern not just among seniors but also newborns, and since there are little to no symptoms exhibited, doctors rarely test it during annual checkups. According to Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) in the last ten years the probability of this ailment has escalated to [...]

2412, 2018

Top Four Advantages of Cough Lozenges

An itchy throat can feel like a thousand tiny spikes scratching you from within. Whooping cough can feel excruciating, swallowing, eating and breathing can all become difficult. These unpleasant symptoms can be banished easily with Herbion Cough Lozenges. Made with an herbal blend of Menthol, Eucalyptus Oil, Adhatoda vasica, Piper longum, Hyssopus officinalis, Alpinia galangal, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Cane Sugar, Citric [...]

2412, 2018

9 Tips to Improve Digestion During Holiday Feasts

Holiday parties practically revolve around delicious homemade meals, drinks and desserts. However, excessive drinking and eating can lead to bloating, gas, high acidity, bowel irregularity and frequent loose motions. Simple lifestyle changes can help you boost metabolism, improve your digestive system, promote the absorption of nutrients, gradually rid the body of unwanted waste and promote overall health. Here are a few tips that will get you one step [...]

1212, 2018

Top Class Ways to Buy Herbal Products

The rich history of herbalism is spread all over the world. The use of medicinal plants dates back to the origin of humankind. It all began in 60,000+ BCE by Ancient Paleolithics. The ancient Babylonians, Chinese, Egyptians, Indians and Native Americans were also herbalists. However, the oldest known record of medicinal herbs is by a Chinese herbalist named Shen Nung’s [...]

111, 2018

The Cough, Cold & Flu Conundrum & How to Deal with It

Who doesn’t enjoy jumping in the snow, running around having snow fights, painstakingly making the most out of proportion snowmen, sipping on hot chocolates, curling up in front of the fireplace, the joys of winters are insurmountable! Having said that, winters also brings along cough, the common cold and flu.Minor cough if left untreated can aggravate into hacking cough, which [...]

111, 2018

Charge Your Life with These 5 Potent Herbal Ingredients

For centuries, due to the healing and restorative power of herbs, they have been used by apothecaries and herbalists to cure various ailments. On the other hand, ever since culinary excellence was discovered women and men have been cooking with herbs to add colour, aroma and flavour to their cuisines. Though we don’t often consume spices in large quantities, even [...]

110, 2018

Boons and Benefits of Herbal Cough Syrups

One of the earliest known recorded medical documents written by Egyptians, called Papyrus Ebers, dates around 1500 B.C. This 20-meter long scroll documented over 850 plant-based remedies. Herbal remedies were also used in Greek, Traditional Chinese and Indian (Ayurvedic) medicine. Herbalism has been around since a very long time and rightfully so since there are thousands of different herbs with [...]