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A specialty health boutique in midtown Toronto dedicated to supporting individuals on their path to wellness

May 18, 2017
Essential oils are gaining in popularity these day (rightly so, if you ask us!), but how can you tell the difference between different brands and varieties, be certain of it’s quality (especially if you are using them at home with your littles!), and know how to use them safely? Our friends and botanical experts over at The Aromatherapist weigh in on all the important details you need to know…

May 03, 2017

By: Dr. Melissa Lee ND

With the flowers blooming, the sound of birds chirping, and warmer weather around the corner, it’s time to check in with your body and overall health. How are you feeling after a winter season of fluctuating temperatures between -20 to +10 degrees Celsius? How are you handling the transition into spring with variable barometric pressures? If you are feeling not so great,…

October 28, 2016

By: Fresh City Farms

Despite the farming challenges of a dryer and hotter season, the summer was generous and our fall harvest has been bountiful! In fact, October is among the best months of the year to enjoy locally grown produce. From rainbow carrots to watermelon radish, and butternut squash to Ontario apples. But eating local isn’t only something we can do during the summer…

October 14, 2016

Fearturing Neal’s Yard Remedies

Written by: Kelsey Schiavon

Skin can be finicky. Its delicate balance is affected by so many things: stress, diet, product sensitivities, and even seasonal changes can create imbalances that leave your skin looking dull, dry and irritated. Luckily, as we move into fall, there are a few easy steps you can take to ensure you don’t lose that beautiful summer glow.

SWITCH IT UP

Excess water (especially hot water) can…

June 30, 2016

We’ve been spoiled this year with a summer that virtually began in May, and as Canadians, it’s safe to say we’ll be living outdoors well into September!  While fresh air, sunshine, lush greenery and increased activity are synonymous with better health, the summer season brings its own set of wellness concerns. Be sure to pack these natural essentials for your next weekend adventure:

Natural Sunscreen

Preservatives, artificial fragrances, alcohol, emulsifiers and…

June 29, 2016

Have you heard? We have a loyalty program to reward you, our most loyal customers!

It’s completely free to join, and doesn’t require a card! It’s as simple as signing up in store and letting us know that you are part of the program every time you check out.

How does it work?

Over the course of the calendar year, all of your purchases are tallied, and as a new year’s gift, a…

June 02, 2016

You’ve started a new fitness regime, you’re loving the results and you’re considering a supplement to supercharge your workout. Gone are the days when sport supplements were designed exclusively for professional athletes and body builders, but the aisles of protein powders, electrolyte drinks and other mysterious concoctions are confusing and intimidating for most of us amateur athletes. (They’re often full of artificial colours, sweeteners and fillers too!)

Whether your sweat…

May 15, 2016

Ladies! We know the demands of life can be stressful, and stretch your resources. I see this everyday when I’m talking with customers about their health concerns.  Women are natural care givers, so we need to remember that taking care of ourselves is a must! When we do this, we can better care for our loved ones, nail that presentation, or just push that bit further at the gym….