candida-albicansCandida is a type of fungus (or, more specifically–yeast) that can cause fungal infections like candidiasis, candidemia, and oral thrush.

56134953Le Monastère des Augustines offers packages designed to promote rest, renewal and self-discovery. They're based on practices that help you achieve balance and wellness, while also learning about the rich heritage of the Augustinian Sisters.

originalPan Pacific Whistler Mountainside is a Whistler landmark, an ideally located gateway for your mountain adventures. Be refreshed by the stunning views from this well-appointed, all-suite property that is also the closest hotel to both Blackcomb Excalibur and Whistler Village gondolas.

selenium iStock-585x318Selenium is an essential nutrient that the human body requires in order to function normally. And, like all nutrients, selenium can reach a point where enough becomes too much and it begins to hurt rather than help. Your body needs what it needs; more isn't necessarily better.

Smile-white-teeth-1024x732What is activated charcoal?
You may know charcoal as the stuff you use in your grill when barbecuing. Activated charcoal is a bit different, so don't mistake activated charcoal with charcoal briquettes. Activated charcoal is used for medicinal purposes and is found in most health foods stores. It's a fine black encapsulated powder that is tasteless and odorless. Typically, activated charcoal is used for cases of poisoning such as food poisoning or poisonous animal bites. Activated charcoal is highly absorbent, making it ideal for removing ingested toxins. Hospitals use this substance for patients who have ingested poisons or have overdosed.