Is It Time to Add Barley Wheatgrass to Your Routine?
By: Pura | July 13, 2017 | No Comments

We’ve all seen wheatgrass growing at our local Whole Foods Market that hippies or health nuts take a shot of after their yoga class. People have emphasized the cleansing and health benefits but for the most part, the thought of eating blended grass probably doesn't appeal to most people. You might want...

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Maca Root, It’s Worth the Hype
By: Pura | July 10, 2017 | No Comments

It’s possible that you might have seen Maca root while shopping and mistaken it for a small and sad radish. As a root vegetable that varies in colour, it has green leaves that grow out of the soil from the root which that are small and wrinkly. It would have...

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Should You Be Avoiding Soy?
By: Pura | July 06, 2017 | No Comments

There is a growing number of people choosing to avoid soybeans and soy products, but why? Isn’t soy a great protein alternative and source of a variety of nutrients? Yes, but like any food, there can be a downside and consuming too much can result in negative consequences to your...

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Foods to Improve Sleep
Eat Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep
By: Pura | July 03, 2017 | No Comments

Many adults argue that we are in the middle of a sleep crisis, as a global community we’re sleep-deprived, and that we are dire need of a sleep revolution. Luckily, research has shown that we don’t necessarily have to resort to sleeping pills to recover and what we eat can to...

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Ease Inflammation with Food
Do You Have Symptoms of Inflammation? (And what to do about it if you do)
By: Pura | June 30, 2017 | No Comments

What is inflammation? Think of it as the first responder for your body when you become ill or injured. Minor inflammation can be anything from a cut, sunburn, infection, or minor sprain. ‘Inflammation’ as you most commonly hear it called is likely referring to the chronic kind, where your body...

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10 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights
By: Pura | June 27, 2017 | No Comments

Lifting weights isn’t as trendy as some of the latest workout fads (Sandbox Fitness anyone?) however weight lifting has proven to be one of the most effective and sustainable routines anyone can employ. Don’t be put off by intimidating weight rooms in your gym or the muscles of some of the...

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