Category: Natural Health

5 surprising superfoods for baby boomers

(BPT) – An estimated 77 million baby boomers represent the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history. Many are embracing their golden years and taking a proactive approach to their well-being. If you are a boomer, you understand nutrition is fundamental to maintaining your health. But do you know some foods are particularly powerful …

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Five tips for natural autumn wellness

Much like the environment, our bodies respond to the changes in the seasons. It is important, therefore, help our bodies cope with these seasonal fluctuations by making changes to our routine, diet and supplement regime. The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) has the following five tips to help you prepare for the shorter, colder days …

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How to Make Peppermint Herbal Honey For Cold and Flu Symptoms

  Peppermint is a cooling herb to cool down a fever or sore throat and aids in healing you from other symptoms of the cold and flu. Peppermint herbal honey is a tasty and delicious way to add this herb to your cold and flu herbal remedy arsenal. Peppermint honey has been used by traditions …

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Healthy Red Cherry Smoothie Recipe

4 small diet changes that can make a big difference (BPT) – The new year is a great time to start fresh. Many people commit to exercise more, stress less or make healthier food choices. Incorporating small, sustainable changes, versus dramatic, large-scale lifestyle shifts, can make it much easier to stick to your resolutions. This …

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Natural health trends for 2015

A new year brings new beginnings, a time when many of us make resolutions to be healthier. To help you get there, the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) surveyed industry experts to identify the top five natural health trends for this year: 1. Pumpkin: Primed to be the kale of 2015, we are going to see …

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3 clever steps to a much warmer winter

Layer upon layer of bulky winter gear helps Canadians to ward off the season’s bite for a time, but there are other ways to keep the persistent cold at bay for the long term. The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) recommends a winter regime of exercise, a hearty and healthy diet, and natural health support …

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Beat your spring allergies naturally

Spring brings different things to all of us. For some it’s a time to finally get back to jogging outside, for others it’s a time to clean the backyard and plant this year’s garden. Whichever way we decide to enjoy the spring weather, we must also be prepared for the arrival of nasty allergies Nasal …

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Help combat cognitive decline with Ginkgo Biloba Extract

It is no secret that, with age, our bodies begin to lose their youthful vigour and our brains soon follow suit. We know that a healthy diet and exercise can keep the inevitable aging process at bay, but what exactly can you do if you, or your elderly relatives, are already beginning to feel the …

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Natural remedies for families on the go – and on the grow

(NC) A recent Ipsos Reid survey, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) shows that Canadians are increasingly embracing a more holistic approach to health for themselves and their entire family. With the abundance of chemicals in our day-to-day products, food, and the environment, it can be difficult to figure out where …

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