Wellness Blog

Discussing Dietary Plant-Based Sources of Vitamin D for Vegans

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

August 11, 2017 at 11:13 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Discussing Dietary Plant-Based Sources of Vitamin D for Vegans

Choosing to adhere to a vegan diet is now widely accepted as coming with extensive health benefits, along with being an environmentally responsible choice given the staggeringly harmful effects of large scale livestock agriculture in the world today. Even if it’s not for you, we’d all do well to understand that you can get nearly all of the same necessary nutritional value from a vegan diet that you’d get from a standard one.

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Topics: Vitamins and Minerals, Diet, Nutrition, Organics, supplementation

Can’t Beat Beets: Up Your ‘Reds’ Intake for Better Health

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 28, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Can’t Beat Beets: Up Your ‘Reds’ Intake for Better Health

Most people have a favourite colour, or at least one that’s more visually agreeable to their eye as compared to others. It’s suggested that people who would choose black, for instance, are supposed to be more artistic and sensitive, while choosing white is for those who are especially organized and logical. If yellow’s tops for you then you will apparently enjoy learning and sharing your knowledge with others.

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Topics: Vitamins and Minerals, Diet, detox, cleanse, Body, Organics

The Bio Tune Up: Natural Ways to Increase Metabolism for Weight Loss

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 21, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - The Bio Tune Up: Natural Ways to Increase Metabolism for Weight Loss

There’s that age old expression, ‘time waits for no man.’ Not only is it especially true, but it really might be more appropriately phrased as ‘time waits for no one’ as the inevitability of the passing of time applies equally to either gender. When it comes to your physiology, you’ll hear people lament about the ‘ravages’ of time as we all see ourselves drifting further and further away from the prime of our youth.

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Topics: Diet, Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Body, aging

Saying No to the ‘Sugar Blues’: The Superiority of Stevia

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 14, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Saying No to the ‘Sugar Blues’: The Superiority of Stevia

An ‘eye opener’ is any piece of information that meets 3 specific criteria; A) it’s new to you, B) its proven to be factual, and C) it leads you to have a new and typically opposite understanding related to some aspect of the subject matter. In 1975, American researcher and writer William Dufty’s book ‘Sugar Blues’ was published. It was considered to be an eye opener as it detailed the very nefarious nature of the refined white sugar industry and how white sugar is a supremely addictive and harmful substance that humans should ideally NEVER ingest.

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Topics: Products, Diet, Nutrition

Apple Cider Vinegar: Fabulously Fermented, Superstar Solution

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

July 11, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Apple Cider Vinegar: Fabulously Fermented, Superstar Solution

Many people will associate vinegar as that perfect taste bud turner for adding to their French fries. That’s but only one of the many types of vinegars, all of which are produced by a fermentation process where ethanol is broken down by acetic acid bacteria. White, or malt, vinegar as that type is referred to, is very generic in its applications, which range from flavouring all the way to cleaning and adhesive removal. Turns out that acetic acid stuff is quite something!

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Topics: Products, Diet, Beauty, Nutrition, Weight Loss, detox, cleanse, Body, probiotic, Skincare

Tip-Top Tummy: Far-Reaching Benefits of Optimal Digestion

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

June 30, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Tip-Top Tummy: Far-Reaching Benefits of Optimal Digestion

Eating is one of life’s most enjoyable pleasures for a human being, both for the nourishment and sensory experiences of it. By the time we reach adulthood most of us have very developed tastes and preferences for certain types of foods, but that also typically comes with some unhealthy eating habits. Some of them you can be dealt with in the interest of continuing to enjoy certain foods (and ingredients within them) in moderation, but ingesting certain foods and ingredients may inhibit the digestive functioning of your stomach and intestines. 

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, probiotic

Get Your Greens & Keep Your Taste Buds Happy

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

June 9, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Get Your Greens & Keep Your Taste Buds Happy

You may or not be a believer in the green superfoods mania that’s taken hold across North America, but there’s no debating this fact; humans have evolved to be omnivores, and our lack of incisor teeth (among other indicators) is evolutionary proof that we are more designed to be herbivores and frugivores than carnivores within the omnivorous spectrum.

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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Women's Health, Men's Health, Wellness, Recipes, supplementation

The Best Red: Eating to Nourish Your Blood

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

June 2, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - The Best Red: Eating to Nourish Your Blood Your body is comprised of a collection of individual parts and components that all work together in collective unison very impressively. It’s quite fair to say, however, that none of them are as integral to the others overall quite like the blood. That’s because it’s always on the move, being pumped out and circulated by your heart to deliver all the sustenance the organs, muscles, sinews and even bones need to be at their best.
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Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Body, supplementation

Getting to Know Your '2nd Brain', & Treating it Right

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

April 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Getting to Know Your '2nd Brain', & Treating it Right

 

Our collective understanding of human physiology continues to grow, and the grasp we humans have regarding the connection between that physiology and our bio-functionality grows along with it. It’s a slow process to be sure, but in the last 2 decades there’s been much learned about the way the health and function of our intestines aren’t exclusively related to digestion.

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Topics: Leaky Gut Syndrome, Diet, Women's Health, Men's Health, Wellness, Body, probiotic

Green Superfoods for Peak Athletic Performance

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

April 14, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - Green Superfoods for Peak Athletic Performance

It’s not only the professional athletes who train for peak performance. There are many amateur athletes and recreational sports enthusiasts who also go through the struggle of breaking through the ceiling of what they’re physically capable of when their body is pushed to the max. There’s of course a whole host of factors that play into making those gains, but nutritional supplementation is definitely a primary consideration among them.

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Topics: Vitamins and Minerals, Diet, Fitness, Build Mass, Cardiovascular Health, recovery

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