Dr. Marita Schauch is an invaluable source on how the various systems in our body connect to one another. For more of her wisdom, please head over to her blog to see what she has to say. In the meantime, this part of the discussion is about the Gut-Brain connection, increasingly being focused on by ...

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Many who know me know that I am passionate about rugby; I'm very involved with Rugby in Canada and write and tweet about rugby in my spare time. As part of caring about the sport, I have also become an advocate for concussion research and education. I guess you could say I am a bit ...

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Christie Brinkley Sports Illustrated

Recently, the newly-turned 63 year old Christie Brinkley famously appeared on yet another cover of Sport's Illustrated with her daughters. It earned accolades not just because she's done so many of these covers, but because her first was almost forty years ago! There's no denying that great genes and the affordability to be optimally good ...

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Okay this is a no nonsense blog today, people. It is self-serving to the max. Because I, dear reader, need some sleep. And soon. Before I turn into banshee mom and monster-colleague. Luckily, we here at Assured Natural Distribution have a variety of natural supplements that can help me - and you - relax, rest, and ...

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In case you weren't aware of how wonderful Coconut Oil can be, I am going to tell you. You can use it in place of oils for cooking and it is a much better source of fat for you. You can use it instead of other oils for oil pulling, and make your teeth and ...

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This week's blog is from trusted Doctor Marita Schauch, BSc, ND. She speaks often about SAD because it affects so many of us throughout our long winter months. This week she speaks about how we can combat the effects of SAD ourselves to hopefully ward it off. Winter is long - having to suffer through ...

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There has been a lot of talk in recent years about what causes learning difficulties in children, and what (if anything) can help in that respect. We all know there has been a steep rise in diagnosis of a raft of learning disabilities from aspergers to autism, and a huge number of new cases of ...

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This month, Assured Natural welcomes the Sea-licious family to our own! As an introduction to Sea-licious for customers not already aware of the fabulous Karlene Karst, RD and how she's built her life around sustainability and clean, healthy living and eating, check out this great blog about something we are all dealing with this week: ...

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In today's world, it's getting harder and harder to fight stress without a little help. Whether it be yoga or meditation, a vigorous workout, reading self-help books, trying to get the proper amount of sleep, or seeking professional help, everyone seems to be trying to fight the invisible and damaging beast which is chronic stress. A ...

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Summer is the perfect time to give your diet a reboot and start thinking about the kinds of fresh foods and meats that our forefathers from wayyyyyy back ate, which is more of a Paleo Diet, which is becoming quite popular again, for obvious reasons. There's lots of evidence to suggest that a back-to-basics approach ...

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