Vitamins & Supplements

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

Six ways to battle Joint Stiffness

Joint stiffness is an almost inevitable part of aging, but the good news is that there are many ways to support joint comfort and joint health. What is joint stiffness? Joint stiffness occurs when joint cartilage wears away and bone rubs against bone. Not surprisingly, this can affect your quality of life and how active and fulfilled you feel. Six supplements that can support joint health: Red Seal Glucosamine, Chondroitin & Calcium Red Seal Omega 3, Glucosamine & Chondroitin Red Seal Krill Red Seal Krill with Glucosamine & Chondroitin Red Seal Fish Red Seal Magnesium Forte   Glucosamine This is… Click here to read more


B vitamins are a group of eight individual vitamins, often referred to as the B-complex vitamins. We will take a look at how the B vitamins work so you can begin to understand why these essential vitamins should be in your diet. What Are Vitamins and What Do They Do For Us? Vitamins are organic (carbon containing) molecules that mainly function as catalysts for reactions within the body. A catalyst is a substance that allows a chemical reaction to occur using less energy and less time than it would take under normal conditions. If these catalysts are missing, as in… 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

Ageless beauty

While we’re bombarded with the idea of beauty being all about youth and make-up, true beauty is ageless and radiates from within. It is at its peak when we enjoy good health, both physical and mental.   THE MAGIC OF SLEEP Research has linked a lack of sleep to accelerated aging and sometimes even premature death. Sleep helps balance our hormones (such as cortisol, insulin and leptin), keeping us young and our libido intact. Most of this rejuvenation occurs in a stage of sleep called REM (rapid eye movement), when damaged cells in our bodies are repaired. If you need… 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