ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.15 Issue 57 Summer 2021: Nature’s Mental Health Pharmacy

Life can be a rollercoaster and riding the ups and downs is challenging. Covid created times of uncertainty, manifesting into fear for many. Some days fighting back tears is easier than smiling.Nobody feels amazing all the time. Being depressed is not a sign of weakness. A little down and feeling blue is normal from time to time, but when sadness takes over, its time to […]

ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.14 Issue 55 Winter 2020: Parasites: Signs and Solutions

Parasites live on or in organisms, surviving and thriving at the expense of their host. They are not a disease, but in fact spread diseases. They are not exclusive to the family pet. Foreign pathogens make their way into our bodies through unclean water, shellfish, pork products, uncooked beef, unwashed produce and a slew of […]

ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.14 Issue 54 Fall 2020: Happy Digestion Habits

The process of digestion is a complex system, often taken for granted and overlooked until symptoms indicate something is less than perfect. Digestion starts in the mouth with salivation, followed by the action of breaking down morsels and the body assimilating nutrients to our cells. From chewing to evacuation, the five steps of digestion take […]

ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.13 Issue 51 Winter 2019: Live the Diet-Free Dream

Diet, a simple four-letter word evoking so much negativity for the majority of people. Webster’s Dictionary defines diet as, “the kind of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.” Innocent enough. The second definition of diet, “a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical […]

ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.13 Issue 50 Fall 2019: Nourishing Tots and Teens

Back to school is upon us. Good-bye sunscreen and bug spray. Hello backpacks and lunchboxes. In the middle of chaotic school supply shopping, please take a moment to reflect the importance of being a parent. Raising healthy children is the goal. Sounds simple enough. Health is defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as a, “State […]

ALIVE & FIT MAGAZINE Vol.13 Issue 49 Summer 2019: Graceful Aging Rooted in Prevention

The definition of “Aging gracefully”  greatly varies depending on who is asked. For some, aging is directly linked to  outward appearance.  Too many people associate wrinkles and frailty with being old, while others see aging as simply a number linked to candles on a birthday cake. Whether you choose to call a plastic surgeon, stock […]

GOODNESS ME! March 2019: The Beauty Of Canadian Skin Care & Mineral Makeup

 Hello Spring! As trees begin to bud and flowers bloom, we are reminded of the wondrous  beauty of change. As a Healthy Living Advisor, it’s truly tremendous, watching first-hand, women transform their lives with healthier habits. Nourishing the body with an abundance of  organic food, water, sleep, and minimizing stress are key to sensational skin, […]