Heart Healthy Foods Nutrients for a healthy cardiovascular system. Omega-3 Omega fatty acids help to fight inflammation and oxidation and are a great contribution to a heart-healthy diet. Studies have shown that this nutrient may … Continue reading Heart Healthy Foods
Whether you’re planning to rejuvenate your gut-health, detoxify your liver, start an herbal cleanse, or enjoy a whole food diet, the Co-op has all your cleansing and detox needs covered. We have compiled some tips for a healthy … Continue reading Detox with the Kootenay Co-op
Cucumber & Citrus Detox Water Ingredients Half a cucumber, sliced thin Juice of 1 lemon Juice of 1 lime Juice of 1 grapefruit Ginger, 1 half-inch piece chopped into 4 pieces 4 – 6 cups … Continue reading Cucumber & Citrus Detox Water
A cleansing herbal formula can help get your body’s systems working in harmony again. Here are some simple ideas that can support your New Year’s cleanse or simply contribute toward good health any time of … Continue reading Healthy Detox Habits
Food and fitness go hand-in-hand. Healthy food helps fuel our bodies, giving us the energy to enjoy our favourite physical activities. They also help us keep our stamina and endurance up during these activities, and aid us in … Continue reading Powered by Food
Jennifer Gawne of Wild Peach Preserves is a registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist, and she takes pride in making nourishing food medicine. She makes bone broths with local and organic beef or chicken bones, fortified … Continue reading What’s So Special About Bone Broth?
What are superfoods? Superfoods are defined as nutrient-rich foods which are especially beneficial for health and well-being. In some cases, superfoods help heal or prevent certain medical conditions, such as cancer, disease, eczema and digestive … Continue reading What’s so Super About Superfoods?
Summertime, the livin’ is easy in the Kootenays! The summer sun, sparkling lake, lush mountains and yes, the buzzing, biting mosquitoes, bees and wasps. Many folks in the Koots are always on the lookout for … Continue reading DIY: Happy Camper Outdoor Spray
Natural Sun Protection for Everybody When venturing out into the summer sun it is important to protect your skin from sunburn. Wearing breathable natural fibres or UV protective clothing during the sun’s most intense time … Continue reading Fun in the Sun
You may not have known that the vast majority of milk and milk products in North America are made from the milk of the venerable Holstein cow. Dairy farmers choose Holsteins partly because they tend … Continue reading Are you drinking the wrong milk?