Featured, Gut Health, Health, Membership Only Content, Nutrition

What Can We Do to Positively Affect Our Immune Health?

I love to learn how to improve my best health, and so much begins with immune health. There is a lot we can do to make it robust. By now, we are all aware that approximately 70-80% of our immune health resides in the gut. Think of our gut as a gatekeeper but also as an instructor. It both protects us and teaches our immune cells to differentiate between pathogens and our tissue. Our gut lining is relatively thin and is lined with immune cells. However, several factors can compromise the lining, thus negatively impacting our immune function.

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Featured, Healthy Eating, Nutrition

Colour Your Plate For Immune Health

The holidays are coming, and the weather is getting frostier! To me, this is a recipe for getting cozy with family and sharing some holiday indulgence! However, this year, with immune health at the forefront of our minds, it may be time to make some tweaks to our holiday favourites or focus on filling our plates with more immune-supportive nutrition. Let me show you what I mean.

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Featured, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Podcast

Podcast Ep 53: Deep in the Dirt with Dave McIntyre

In today’s episode, Dave shares some of the best ways to look after your soil; from collecting maple leaves, to using fish fertilizer. Yes, you read that right! If you’re put off by the thought, consider the fact that the ocean is home to every mineral on the planet, and by putting the nutrients absorbed by fish into your soil, you’re transferring them to your plants, and subsequently, to you!

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