The sun is shining and it’s time for some spring cleaning – inside and out. We’re not just talking about our homes either. March is Liver Health Month, and it’s the perfect opportunity to take some time to make sure Read More
If you’re yawning while you read this we won’t take it personally. In fact you’re probably not the only person doing it. That’s because, according to experts, about a third of Canadians sleep fewer hours per night than recommended for Read More
As we mark World Water Day, we can’t help but appreciate the life-giving nature of water and think about the essential role that it plays at our own family-run wasabi farm. Wasabia japonica has very specific water needs, which make Read More
February was Heart Month in Canada, an all-important opportunity to give our hearts some TLC and learn how to keep them healthy. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of death in Read More
On February 4, people around the globe are marking World Cancer Day to show their support for those fighting the disease and campaign for more research and action. According to World Cancer Day statistics, cancer is the second leading cause Read More
How is your New Year detox going? Whether it’s giving up alcohol for dry January, or simply trying to eat healthier after festive excess, detoxing is an increasingly common New Year’s resolution for most of us. But did you know Read More
Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America — so much so that it has been called a “western disease.”
It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different communities—including communities of color, communities with high levels of poverty, and adults with lower education levels.