High On Health meets Dragons Den! November 26 2014
High On Health faced the fire on Dragons Den! We had an absolute blast, and we will be sharing more info soon. Keep your eyes on our blog for updates. When we know more, you'll be the first we tell!
High On Health featured in Mountain Life Magazine! November 07 2014We are thrilled to be featured in the current issue of Mountain Life, a Canadian lifestyle publication for the active, healthy mind!
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...
Make Mine (Hemp) Milk August 15 2014
What was once trendy only for vegans and the lactose-intolerant, nut milks like almond and cashew are so delicious, all kinds of people are loving their non-dairy beverages each day. Whether you avoid animals milk for ethical reasons, an intolerance, or because you are concerned about the health problems associated with dairy, hemp milk is also a nutritious and tasty nut milk to add to your 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.
You Say Hippie Like It’s a Bad Thing July 18 2014The demand for raw materials in the name of fashion has long been a topic of debate. The environmental devastation that is conventional cotton production is widespread, with its agrochemical use and enormous water requirements topping the list of eco-hostile growing practices.
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!