Author: Jirina Sandall

4 Supplements for Fighting Inflammation

What are the best supplements for fighting inflammation? Inflammation is a hot topic recently. While many view it negatively, it’s crucial for our bodies as it helps heal injuries. This is “acute” inflammation. But there’s also “chronic” inflammation, which is harmful and linked to various diseases. Chronic inflammation means a low level of inflammation is […]

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5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes For Summer 2023

Smoothies are a kitchen staple for many. They can be an excellent source of nutrients like fiber, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, and protein. Additionally, smoothies are also a great way to sneak more fruits and veggies into a kid’s (or adult’s!) diet.  If you’re looking for new smoothie recipes or need help figuring out where to […]

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The Top 4 Superfoods & Their Health Benefits

Superfoods are some of the healthiest foods on the planet. They get their name from their high nutritional value and ability to produce beneficial effects in our bodies. Another word for superfoods is functional foods, and both terms are used interchangeably in literature. They contain what are known as bioactive ingredients, which are responsible for the […]

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What You Need To Know About Bloating: Causes And Prevention

What You Need To Know About Bloating: Causes & Prevention Discomfort, pain, and a full and protruding belly mark the ever-so-unpleasant symptoms of bloating. Some people experience it all the time, even daily, whereas the lucky ones seldom do, perhaps only on holidays when we stuff ourselves with food!  If you often struggle with this, […]

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Suffering From Fatigue? How To Overcome Low Energy Levels

We’ve all felt the effects of fatigue before, whether it’s from a lack of sleep, over-exercising, or just simply feeling tired for no apparent reason. In fact, as many as 20% of adults worldwide report having persistent fatigue, and of this 20%, the majority are women, making fatigue a significant public health concern. Some individuals report […]

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Fat-Soluble Vitamins vs. Water-Soluble Vitamins: What’s The Difference?

You may have heard the words “fat-soluble” and “water-soluble” before when talking about vitamins. These terms are used to distinguish between the two different types of vitamins. But what is the difference, and which is better for our bodies? In this article, we’ll break down the difference between fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins, as well as […]

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Top 8 Foods to Boost Immunity This Winter

Top 8 Foods to Boost Immunity This Winter As the weather turns colder, it’s more important than ever to boost your immune system to function at its best. A strong immune system can help you fight illnesses and stay healthy all winter. So if you’re looking for some good ideas for immune-boosting foods, read on. […]

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How To Stay Healthy While Working From Home

During the pandemic, many companies transitioned their employees from working in an office to working out of their homes. This completely changed the employee’s routines, some for the better and some for the worse. Many felt gratitude for being able to skip the commute and work in the comfort of their own home. However, those […]

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Dealing with Food Cravings

Dealing with Food Cravings   By: Jirina Sandall, RHNC™, B.Kin Jirina is a Registered Health and Nutrition Counselor™ with She also works as a naturopathic doctor’s assistant & sees clients one-on-one for nutritional counseling. Her specialty is plant-based nutrition but she works with many clients dealing with chronic diseases such as diabetes & cancer […]

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