Immune System Support

A healthy immune system means fewer illnesses and a happier, healthier life. Our articles and tips will help.

The start to a new school year has officially begun. This school year looks a lot different than what most parents and kids are used to. Whether your kids will be homeschooled or will be strapping on those masks and making their way into classrooms, keeping your child mentally and physically healthy is particularly imp…

In northern regions such as Norway, Demark, Iceland and Sweden, shark liver oil is commonly recognized as an important remedy for making it through the harsh winters. Fishermen would sail the seas and give high regard to the oil. It is commonly used in Scandinavian folk medicine for maintaining immune health. So what m…

Everyone has one thing on their mind, coronavirus disease (SARS CoV2) and rightly so. In Canada the number of positive cases is increasing ever so slightly with each passing day. The country has ensured measures to help reduce transmission and so far, it is working, really it is. The recommendations of diligent hand wa…

Spring is just around the corner, but before those flower buds peak through you might still be worried about catching a cold or a viral infection. The start of 2020 brought on multiple respiratory viral infections, including a novel coronavirus throughout North America and internationally. So, it’s not surprising that…

Adult stem cells are widely misunderstood; they are different from embryonic stem cells, found naturally in your body, and have fascinating regenerative properties. Read our infographic introduction to the wild world of adult stem cells

Loss of stem cells as we get older plays a vital role in the aging process. Consequently, it makes sense that the scientific community and beyond would turn to stem cells in the pursuit of the ‘fountain of youth’. In this article we will discuss what stem cells are, emerging research on stem cells, and how we may be ab…

Pneumonia feels terrible: intense coughing, fever and often chills, difficulty breathing and coughing up of phlegm. Pneumonia can develop from many causes but each type involves inflammation of the lungs which leads to fluid accumulation. In this article I’ll highlight not just the types of pneumonia, but also who tend…

Most people have experienced an infection, such as a sore throat or a urinary tract infection, but what is sepsis? It refers to a worsening infection, such that your body is showing strong signs that it is having a hard time handling the infection. In this article I will describe what sepsis is and the proper care of w…

The benefits of a healthy mouth go way beyond just an attractive smile – although that’s a definite benefit that can positively impact your self-esteem and confidence. The truth is, your mouth is a clear window into the overall health of your body at large. Not only does it show signs of nutritional deficiencies and in…

The liver is our 2nd largest organ (next to the skin) and definitely the most complex. Its duties are plentiful and involve converting food into energy and nutrients, manufacturing enzymes, cholesterol, and bile, regulating blood sugar, filtering harmful substances from the blood, and breaking down hormones and toxins…