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The Keys to Calm

Life sometimes gets just a bit too fast and furious. When it does, nature comes to the rescue with a stash of stress-relieving herbs.     What happens when the going gets tough? We generally keep calm and carry on. But while a “can do” approach to life is admirable, it carries a downside. It’s called burnout, and it happens to just about everyone. All of us are aware of the consequences of too much stress. But knowing we should relax and slow down when things start getting out of proportion isn’t the same as being able to do it…. Click here to read more


Energy Injection

Even when we eat a balanced diet, sleep well and stay active, the stresses of modern life sometimes leave us feeling depleted. But there’s help at hand. Here are some simple, safe and proven ways to help restore your vitality.   HYDRATION IS KEY It sounds so simple, but often the reason we’re burned out is because we’re too busy to drink enough water. Headaches, tiredness, cramps, racing heart and loss of skin elasticity are all signs of dehydration. Summer days mean you need to up your H20 intake. Listen to your body. Feeling thirsty and a dry mouth or throat… Click here to read more


The Eyes Have It

Good eye health is a vital part of our well-being, yet we often take it for granted or assume we can do little to improve it. In fact there are many factors that can have a positive (or negative) impact on eye health – and diet is the first place to start. NOT JUST CARROTS While it’s true that the beta-carotene found in carrots is beneficial to your eyes, there are many other nutrients that are also essential. The two star players are lutein and zeaxanthin. Termed “macular pigments”, they are most prominent in the lens and macula regions of… Click here to read more


The Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is often said to be one of the healthiest drinks available today. Thought to help with anything from regulating body temperature to aiding digestion, it’s not hard to see why. It’s a rich source of antioxidants, providing maximum anti-aging and other benefits if you drink 2-4 cups every day. What is Green Tea Originating in China, green tea was used for medicinal purposes throughout Asia for almost 4000 years, and has since become a favourite in the Western world. In fact, it is the second most popular drink around, after water, due to its numerous health benefits. The… Click here to read more


Introducing Two New Red Seal Teas!

Red Seal now has two sublime combinations you can enjoy any time. Lemon:  This thirst-quenching citrus fruit has many health benefits that have been known for centuries. It has strong antibacterial, antiviral and immune stimulating properties. A natural digestive aid and cleanser, it’s often used as a weight loss. Its flavour and aroma invigorates and enlivens with freshness you just can’t find anywhere else. Peppermint: (Piperita mentha) Uplifting and refreshing!  A popular herb for supporting stomach ailments because of its effect on the digestion. Traditionally, peppermint has been used to help settle the stomach and is an ideal before or after… Click here to read more


Understanding Antioxidants

What Is an Antioxidant? You may have heard about the health benefits of antioxidants, but do you know what an antioxidant is — and how they actually work? Antioxidants are dietary substances including some nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins C and E and selenium, that can help prevent damage to your body cells, or repair damage that has been done. Antioxidants work by significantly slowing or preventing the oxidative — or damage from oxygen — process caused by substances called free radicals, that can lead to cell dysfunction and the onset of problems like heart disease and diabetes. Antioxidants… Click here to read more