Healthy Healing with Hemp Beauty Products! October 01 2015You know that hemp oil is great for your health, but did you know it also works wonders for your skin? Your skin is your largest organ, and absorbs everything you put onto it – including the chemicals and toxins found in many mainstream brands. The Bo’s Own collection of hemp soaps, muds, and hemp oil for skin has everything you need to strip your personal care routine of harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients.
In the Kitchen With Hemp Seed September 19 2014Choosing to eat hulled hemp seed like Bo’s Buds as part of your morning meal will help you to feel full throughout the day, while actually eating less. Our digestive systems work best with raw, unprocessed foods that release nutrients slowly but continuously. Insoluble and soluble fibre together will assist with digestion, and will help to relieve bloating and irregular bowel movements. A gift from Mother Nature!
A Fishy Dilemma September 12 2014Fact: Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids are vital for our health. Myth: To get a good supply of these in your diet, you must eat oily fish or take fish oil supplements on a regular basis. Fact: Plant-based sources of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids are a healthy alternative, and one of the best is hemp seed oil!
Don’t Take Our Word For It… September 05 2014Here at High on Health, we have no problem waxing poetic about how much we love hemp, how good it is for your health, what you can make with it, how you can wear it, and more! So this week, we thought it might be a nice change of pace to share ideas, praise, and recipes from other hemp lovers out there.
Team Up with Hemp for Muscle Building and Fat Loss August 29 2014
Whether you’re on a plant-based diet or just looking for alternative sources of (delicious!) protein, hemp is your answer. Brendan Brazier, professional Ironman triathlete, bestselling author, and formulator of the award-winning plant-based Vega nutritional products, writes in The Thrive Diet...
A Healthy Dose of Metabolism-Boosting, Anti-Inflammatory GLA August 01 2014Recently popularized by Dr. Oz as a solution to dealing with stubborn belly fat, GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) is an omega-6 fatty acid that is found mostly in plant-based oils such as Bo’s Own Pure Cold Pressed Hemp Seed Oil.
Woof! Why Pets Love Hemp Too July 25 2014Like humans, our companion animals need a whole foods diet to stay healthy and vibrant. Hemp is not only a superfood for people, but for animals as well. While the movement toward including hemp into our pets’ diets is still relatively new, veterinarians are starting to discover the value of this miracle food and recommend it.
Choose Hemp for Your (Heart) Health July 11 2014Shelled hemp seeds (also known by the brand name Hemp HeartsTM) are really one of nature's perfect foods. Their balance of proteins, essential fats, vitamins, and enzymes encourage and support optimal health and wellness.
5 Reasons to Start Eating Chia Seeds July 04 2014
The little rice-sized seeds contain calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, and are a great source of super healthy omega-3 fats. As an added benefit, chia seeds can be eaten whole or ground, and they are tasteless so can be added to foods without affecting the flavour. There is growing scientific evidence of chia's positive health benefits, including boosting energy and lowering cholesterol. Here are five more reasons to add chia seeds to your family’s diet!