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.
Have you ever wondered how to create delicious vegan gluten-free desserts? Victoria Vaccher (a.k.a. Tori) was a set and prop design student in Ryerson’s theatre production program when she started “veganizing” her family recipes.
By using family as inspiration, Lisa Cain of KIN Organics makes a line of handmade natural skincare to meet the personal care needs of customers and their kin.
Ghee is sometimes described as the “new butter.” Lee Capatina began her ghee journey with making it at home. After falling in love with ghee, she created her own company, Lee’s Provisions.
Laura Smith and her partner Gram Schmalz started Corktown Soap in the summer of 2016 with the goal of creating natural soaps and an all-natural, handcrafted body care line made in Ontario.
Emily Thring, founder of The Quiet Company, is a certified Pilates instructor who has created a meditation studio for group meditation and movement classes, as well as learning about mindfulness.
Toni Desrosiers is an entrepreneur who invented Abeego, the world’s original breathable food wrap (made of beeswax), in 2008. The drive to disrupt the billion dollar food industry came when she realized that every peel in nature protects and breathes.
Kristi Soomer is an entrepreneur, ethical-fashion advocate, minimalist and surfer with a serious case of wanderlust. While traveling 100,000+ miles a year, she became frustrated with the lack of stylish travel clothing and founded her own travel fashion line, Encircled.
Shelby is the founder of The Honest Leaf, an organic and all-natural tea company based in Toronto, Ontario. As part of her education, she started to become interested in health and wellness, and this eventually led to a career in Nutrition.