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Q&A Featuring Females: Earth + City

Q&A Featuring Females: Earth + City

By accident, our team of nutritionists at Village Juicery has become mainly all women. We chalk it up to the profession being female-dominated and open up welcoming arms to male...

Boosting the Immune System Naturally

Boosting the Immune System Naturally

It’s that time of year again! No I’m not talking about the Holidays, but instead, the season of cold and flu! Yes, that lovely time of year where inevitably, most...

The Anxiety-Anemia Connection

The Anxiety-Anemia Connection

Although we often think of mental health issues as separate from the body, they’re very much linked Anemia, a condition caused by insufficient healthy red blood cells, seldom factors when...

Our Favourite Places in and around Little Italy

Our Favourite Places in and around Little Italy

Our first home was an unassuming storefront on the corner of College and Euclid in Little Italy. This neighbourhood quickly stole our hearts with its commitment to tradition, quality and...

Anti-Ageing and Telomeres

Anti-Ageing and Telomeres

Are Telomeres the Secret to Longevity? Written by Stephani Fenk, CNP You may have heard about research on the role of telomeres and their ability to slow down the aging...

How Pure? The Low Down on Water Filtration Systems

How Pure? The Low Down on Water Filtration Systems

Written By Jasmine Northfield, CNP I bet you’ve never considered yourself to be a creature of the sea. No, we don’t live in the ocean and we still haven’t managed to...

The Gut-Brain Connection: The Importance of Healthy Digestion on your Mental Health

The Gut-Brain Connection: The Importance of Healthy Digestion on your Mental Health

Written by Tara Mansler “All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocrates Did you know that our digestion, our mood, our thought processes and our overall health can be traced...

4 Ways to Ensure you are Emotionally Supported During a Cleanse

4 Ways to Ensure you are Emotionally Supported During a Cleanse

Written by Joelle Mintzberg, CNP When cleansing, we often focus on our food and drink consumption and the physical activity that we will commit to doing. But what about the...

Coffee: A Healthy Habit or a Harmful Fix?

Coffee: A Healthy Habit or a Harmful Fix?

Written by Vickie Chountalos, CNP While some studies state that coffee is good for us, others claim that we should stay far, far away from it. Does drinking coffee actually...

The Basics of Making Stress Manageable

The Basics of Making Stress Manageable

Written by Stephani Fenkanyn Stress. We live with it. Some dread it. When it comes to stress and the way our over-stimulated, fast-paced lifestyles look like today, avoiding it isn't...

Zucchini Noodle Basil Pesto

Zucchini Noodle Basil Pesto

Zucchini noodles are a game changer if you have never tried them! They are nutritious, they make meals more fun and are so versatile. During the holidays, it is inevitable...

Power Packed Lunches 101

Power Packed Lunches 101

Let’s make back to school easier. Parents, no more racking your brain trying to figure out how to pack your child’s lunch. We've got you covered with these 5 easy...

What's all the fizz about?

What's all the fizz about?

Kombucha is a naturally carbonated, fermented tea that has been considered a health beverage for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese even called it “Divine Tea” and an “Immortal Health...

Q&A with Mason Studios

Q&A with Mason Studios

With our new location opening this week, we take a moment to sit down with Mason Studios, the award-winning interior design firm headed by Ashley Rumsey and Stanley Sun. In...

Recipe: Farms & Forks Strawberry Watermelon Granita

Recipe: Farms & Forks Strawberry Watermelon Granita

This coarse, flavoured ice made from one Watermelon Flesh + Pink Salt cold-pressed juice and seasonal fruit makes a healthy alternative to ice cream and an ultra refreshing and beautiful...

Making Icing the All Natural Way: Tips from Tori's Bakeshop

Making Icing the All Natural Way: Tips from Tori's Bakeshop

We all know the wonderful health benefits of beets, but its  vivid colour is also a great way to add the finishing touches to our baked treats without the artificial...

Village Picks: The End of Food

Village Picks: The End of Food

Title: The End of FoodAuthor: Thomas F. PawlickLength: 256 pages Rating (out of 5 ): Overall Score: 4 Readability: 4 Quality of Research: 5 Ability to Spark Change: 4   Overview Thomas...

Helping Goddesses Grow: A Q&A with Dee Buryk

Helping Goddesses Grow: A Q&A with Dee Buryk

As a teen girl, there’s a lot of pressure to look and act a certain way. According to the Canadian Women Foundation, a staggering 50 per cent of all girls...

The Reset phase: Welcoming change

The Reset phase: Welcoming change

Congratulations! You did it! Give yourself a nice pat on the back. At the final Reset phase, you’ve overcome the hardest part of the program and you’re on the home...

What to expect during the Elimination Phase

What to expect during the Elimination Phase

During the elimination phase of the reset program, your body is going through the process of detoxing and releasing toxins out of your body. But what exactly happens at this...

Prepare Your Body For a Reset with a Raw Food Diet

Prepare Your Body For a Reset with a Raw Food Diet

When most people think of a cleanse, they think of a dramatic juice-only diet for several days and not a pause on their regular life. At Village Juicery, we believe...

Village Picks: Super Immunity

Village Picks: Super Immunity

Title: Super Immunity Author: Dr Joel Fuhrman Length: 295 pages Rating (out of 5 ): Overall Score: 5 Readability: 4 Quality of Research: 5 Ability to Spark Change: 5 Overview...

Talking cacao with ChocoSol's founder

Talking cacao with ChocoSol's founder

In the third instalment of the Be a Villager series, we speak to the founder of ChocoSol, Michael Sacco, who turned thousand-year-old chocolate recipes from Mexico into one of the most...

The Case for Going Organic: Understanding GMOs

The Case for Going Organic: Understanding GMOs

By Karen Parucha   What are GMOs? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are “organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in...