Barley Wheatgrass Shot
Updated! Is It Time to Add Barley Wheatgrass to Your Routine?
By: Pura | September 19, 2020 | No Comments

Wheatgrass seemed to have a moment a few years ago, didn't it? Everyone was swinging by the juice bar at Whole Foods to do a quick shot of wheatgrass before catching their hip hop yoga class. But that was a few years go and barley wheatgrass just doesn't have the hype...

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Do you need more magnesium
10 Signs You’re Deficient in Magnesium
By: Pura | September 11, 2020 | No Comments

Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans aren't getting enough magnesium? This might be a 2009 statistic from the World Health Organization but still, that is concerning. We often talk about vitamin D supplements, iron for women, and as many people eat more plant-based, protein becomes top of mind. But...

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Types of meditation
4 Types of Meditation to Try If You Can’t Sit Still
By: Pura | September 04, 2020 | No Comments

We've always been big on meditation and even more so since COVID crashed into our lives earlier this year. And as much as we've talked about the many, many benefits of meditation, we know that it can be challenging to actually sit down and clear your mind. So if you can't...

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Brain Foods
Updated! Brain Foods: Nutrients for Memory, Clarity, and Focus
By: Pura | August 28, 2020 | No Comments

Given everything that's gone on so far in 2020 (we still have a bit to go!) we're going back and updating some of our most popular posts that seem relevant for today! Here's one of our favourites on foods that fuel our brain.   It’s hard not to feel totally overwhelmed or...

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Going Vegan Isn’t As Hard As You Think (Updated!)
By: Pura | August 13, 2020 | No Comments

With veganism on the rise this year, we knew know was a perfect time to update one of our older blog posts on the subject!   As a vegetarian for 10 years and now a vegan for 10 as well, I know a thing or two about the challenges and benefits of...

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What is an elixir
Elixirs Are The New Trendy Drink (But Have Been Around Forever)
By: Pura | August 08, 2020 | 1 Comment

The official definition of an elixir is a sweetened, aromatic solution of alcohol and water containing, or used as a vehicle for, medicinal substances. This sounds oddly appealing and not at all like the trendy elixirs you're now seeing beside the kombuchas and kefirs at your health food store. Traditionally, elixirs were prescribed...

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