Silent and Deadly: Barriers to Men's Mental Health

Image: Joshua Earle

Image: Joshua Earle

Ladies, a word:

Have you ever noticed how much conversation there is about your physical, mental and spiritual health?

It’s amazing!

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On June 23, 2017, posted in: Blog , Digestive issues , Men's Health , Mental Health , Stress Management

Recipes for a Healthy Father's Day BBQ

Image: Andrew Itaga

Image: Andrew Itaga

I covered the basics of healthy grilling in my last post because Father’s Day is fast approaching, and, well, men like to grill things.

If you want to try out some of the tips I included in that post, try the menu below – it incorporates the most important elements of healthy grilling.

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On June 15, 2017, posted in: Blog , Digestive issues , Holiday Wellness , Men's Health , Nutrition , Recipes

4 Smokin' Ways to Making Grilling Healthier

Image: Stephanie McCabe

Image: Stephanie McCabe

There’s a lot of back and forth about grilling, barbecuing, and smoking meats in health food literature today. With father’s day on the way, and most men’s affinity for grilled meat, I thought it might be a good idea to address some of these concerns and offer up a few tips to make your father’s day BBQ as healthy as it is happy.

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On June 14, 2017, posted in: Blog , Detoxification , Immune System , Men's Health , Nutrition

What is Estrogen Dominance?

PMS_headerDid you know that there are at least two dozen identified estrogens in the human body, and they have a wide variety of functions?

These estrogens are uniquely responsible for the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and reproduction.  Estrogen controls the growth of the uterine lining during the first part of the menstrual cycle, causes changes in the breasts during adolescence and pregnancy, and regulates various other metabolic processes, including bone growth and cholesterol levels.  Estrogen balance is also essential for achieving and maintaining fat loss!

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Protect Against Enviro-Toxins: DIY Beauty Products

Image: Aral Tasher

Image: Aral Tasher

I’ve been sharing some of the rather unfortunate details about beauty products this month, in honour of women’s health month. As much as a bummer as it is to find out how full of environmental toxins the cosmetics industry is, there are always alternatives.

DIY cosmetics are probably way easier to make than you realize!

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