Experiencing the occasional joint pain when you’re climbing the stairs? Or, just worried about your joint health because someone in the family has arthritis? If you’re like most people, the steps you’ll take to safeguard your joint health would likely be the following: lose weight, stay physically active, add strength training to your regime.  While…

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What is Inflammation? Inflammation is your body’s immune response to an irritant, such as infections, injuries, and toxins, in an attempt to heal itself (1).  There are two types of inflammation: Acute and Chronic.  Acute inflammation is what occurs when you scrape your knee or cut your finger. The damage of cells signals your immune…

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Many different conditions can lead to joint pain–making tracking down the source of your discomfort a challenging and frustrating endeavour: Osteoarthritis – A common type of arthritis that happens over time when the cartilage (the protective cushion in between the bones) wears away. This, in turn, causes inflammation of the joint lining, which can be…

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The majority of people using turmeric do so to help relieve joint pain and digestive issues. There is far more to turmeric than just this though. It has been the focus of over 5000 peer-reviewed studies with a further 10,000 on its active compound curcumin. Here’s a list of 10 science-backed benefits turmeric has been…

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How many times have you said the phrase “I’ve been worried sick!” in your life? Well as it turns out, there may be some truth in that! Our lives are filled with stress – everything from our jobs, to our relationships, to our finances – we’ve become pretty normalized to high-stress levels and busy schedules.…

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