Your Work-From-Home Wellness Guide

This blog post was written by our resident Health Coach – Catherine Barnhoorn. Catherine is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and the author of award-winning nutrition and cookbook ‘Mila’s Meals: The Beginning & The Basics’. Catherine is deeply passionate about empowering parents to make informed decisions with regards to what they feed their children and […]


Food really is medicine, and there are specific nutrients that are particularly valuable in supporting our immune systems through Winter and the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are what I believe to be the top immune-supporting nutrients based on current research. Zinc Quercetin Vitamin C Glutathione Vitamin D Vitamin A Probiotics Omega-3 Fatty Acids   Zinc […]

Essential Vitamin’s & Minerals: Week 5 – Parents

Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Parents   So far in our blog series on essential nutrients, we have learnt about nourishing our kids well. Now it is time to focus on the real heroes of the story… Yes, you guessed it – I am talking about you, parents! As we get older, our body goals […]

Essential Vitamin’s & Minerals: Week 4 – Grandparents

Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Grandparents   We have finally reached the last age-group in our essential nutrients series – the grandparents. As the human body journeys out of adulthood into old-age, its goals begin to shift once again. The body no longer needs to fight aging, but rather to preserve quality of life in […]

Essential Vitamin’s & Minerals: Week 3 – Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Kids:

Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Kids:   Part Two – Micronutrients In our blog article last week, we took a look at the essential macronutrients that children need. Now, we are taking the topic even deeper… While macronutrients form the basic building blocks of children’s bodies, there are many smaller nutrients at play – the […]

DRINK YOUR RAINBOW! Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Kids:

Essential Vitamins & Minerals for Kids: Part One – Macronutrients   Did you know that food is packed with a variety of nutrients – each of which has its own specific purpose in the body? At various stages throughout our lives, the body has a unique set of goals in mind. This is especially true […]

DRINK YOUR RAINBOW! Essential Vitamin’s & Minerals

Fruit and vegetables come in a beautiful variety of colours – the fresher they are, the brighter they appear. Though many people are aware that our bodies need at least five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, what they don’t know is that the number of colours we eat is just as important. Colourful […]