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A healthy living needs far more than just food. Creating a Holistic Living is an important part of a balanced life. Find the latest lifestyle articles on Kenko.

Zinc for Acne

Zinc for Acne

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Beauty , Well being
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Published March 19, 2019
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Updated April 15, 2019
Zinc is a crucial nutrient in the treatment of acne. Not only does it support healthy skin development, but it’s also an integral part of our immune system – fighting off infections. Zinc reduces inflammation, swelling and redness and with its bacteriostatic properties, it prevents the growth and spread of bad bacteria on the skin, bacteria […]

DIY Lavender Foot Soaks and Scrubs

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published November 19, 2018
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Updated May 21, 2019

A homemade lavender foot soak is carried out using lavender oil and Epsom salt. This process of foot soak is done before using a foot scrub, which helps in making your feet soft and aids in removing calluses. These steps can be made a part of a pampering pedicure or a nightly routine. There are […]

Maiga Many skin products contain water as their primary ingredient, advertising it as a way to ‘hydrate’ the skin. The thing is our skin is hydrophobic, meaning it repels water, otherwise, if we were to take a bath, shower or go swimming we would bloat up like a sponge. Alcohol is often added to the formula so […]

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Natural Calm If you have a problem with restless legs, trouble sleeping, aches and pains or you need to relax a little when taking a long flight, Natural Calm’s Powdered Magnesium ‘Mag Calm’ is what you need.  Natural Calm Canada was established by Linda Bolton in 2005. She had been introduced to the wonderful magnesium product by her […]

Wildbrine Fermented foods, like kombucha, kefir, miso, saurekraut and kimchi have been taking the health and wellness movement by storm. Perhaps they are part of your traditional diet and you’ve consumed one or more on a regular basis, or you’ve decided to implement them into your diet to reap the amazing benefits. Not all fermented […]

Face Mask - Cacao and Turmeric

Face Mask – Raw Cacao and Turmeric

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Beauty
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Published April 19, 2018
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Updated August 6, 2019
Taking some time out of your busy day to relax and rejuvenate yourself can be an amazing feeling. There are a great deal of stressors in our day to day lives and just as many toxins that clog our pores and prevent our skin from functioning properly. Stress and toxic build-up can prematurely age the skin, […]

Boreal Shield – A Changing Landscape

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 28, 2018
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Updated August 21, 2018

The Boreal Shield, Canada’s Northern Mosaic Encompassing approximately 35% of Canadian land, from amidst the northern tundra of the Yukon Territory to the shores of Newfoundland and Labrador, is the illustrious Boreal forest, Canada’s largest biome. Magnificent and monumental, it occupies 77% of Canada’s forested land, a majority of which is characterized by coniferous trees. […]

Amsterdam

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published December 5, 2017
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Updated June 26, 2018

The first time I visited Amsterdam was with my family on a little Euro Trip during our stay in Poland. We stayed for about three or four hours and only to see the Van Gogh Museum and off we went to Groningen. I have to say that it did not leave an impression on me […]

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