There aren’t many worker-owned retail shops, but The Big Carrot has provided a one-stop shop for all things health and wellness related since they opened their worker-owned store in 1983.
“For people who cannot or choose to not consume dairy, finding something to replace that rich, savoury satisfying experience of cheese is a challenging journey”, says Margaret Coons, founder and CEO of Nuts for Cheese, whose cashew cheeses are a plant-based, cruelty-free, and health-conscious alternative to traditional dairy cheeses.
Small, holistic changes can have a big impact on your wellness. Sometimes, just getting started can be the hardest part! Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Levy from Danielle Levy Nutrition specializes in digestive health, food allergies, hormone balance, and mindful eating.
Recovering from a broken bone in a holistic way (and keeping a positive attitude) can be a definite challenge! Hilary Wardle is a holistic nutritionist and is the founder of The Green Hil, a place for sharing, inspiring and cultivating a positive community celebrating whole foods.
In 2010 Amber Joliat chose to create a home in Toronto for her signature movement style and MISFITSTUDIO was born. Amber’s unique approach taps into the transformative powers of movement, inspiring mind, body and soul to untangle and open from the inside.
Anxiety can show up in many different ways, and knowing how to manage and overcome anxiety can be difficult. We wanted to know what we can do to help reduce the tension of anxiety so we connected with Toronto-based Holistic Nutritionist Carley Nadine.
It’s that time of the year when it turns dark and cold and many of us feel the winter blues. We wanted to know what we can do to stop hibernating and get out and move our bodies so we connected with Toronto-based Holistic Nutritionist, Jaclyn Irwin.
Maintaining our healthy habits during the busy and often stressful holiday season can be a real challenge! To help us, we connected with Natalie Pupo from The Naturally Natalie for some holiday wellness tips including how to manage stress over the holidays.
Our bodies have incredible capacities to heal themselves through movement. When we’re stationary for too long, or exhibiting poor posture, it’s not uncommon for us to develop tension and feel stiff.
The foods we eat before and after workouts can have a definite impact on how our bodies react to exercise. To understand this more, we connected with Nutritionist Maya Eid.
Whether you love winter or you’re not a fan, this winter season just might be your best yet thanks to Naturopathic Doctor Janessa Chambers and her tips for optimizing your winter wellness!
There are many nutritional benefits to juicing, especially when it’s cold-pressed and you’re using fresh, organic produce. In this interview with Hana James, co-founder of Greenhouse Juice, we discover lots of juicing recommendations from a Toronto-based company that is on a mission to bring widespread and sustainable access to plant-based juices.
Water Kefir is a dairy-free, fermented drink that has been around for centuries. It’s rich in probiotics, enzymes, and nutrients that aid in digestion, promote a healthy gut and contribute to immunity and overall wellness.
Yoga has been found to provide many wellness benefits, especially if you’re having a bad day! 889, a Toronto yoga community founded in 2007, brings together yoga, pilates, barre and meditation classes in a positive environment suitable for all levels of experience.
Heather Johnston is a Certified Small Animal Massage Practitioner who provides dog massages at Flow Canine, based in Toronto, Ontario. Her introduction to the benefits of canine rehabilitation arose from a serious neurological issue experienced by her 6-year-old Pointer, Blue.