Stop Looking for a Quick Fix

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Getting “healthy” can seem like a daunting task. What does that even encompass? You may need to turn your eating habits around or get your fitness back on track. You set out with good intentions and buy only vibrant vegetables and fruit, lean proteins and healthy fats at the grocery store. The voice in the back of your head says, … Read More

The 5 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes Beginners Make

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Nutrition is full of misinformation, and when you’re just starting out it can become a very confusing thing to navigate. How do you decipher between what you’ve read, heard on TV, and have been told by friends? Put the effort into knowing what you’re putting into your body and learn the steps to stay consistent. Here are the 5 biggest … Read More

Recipe: Turkey Omelette Muffins

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Consuming a high protein breakfast has been shown to have a positive effect on regulation of blood sugar throughout the day. It’s not necessary to consume breakfast as soon as you awake, but when you do having upwards of 20-30 grams of protein in combination with carbohydrates, fat, and fibre you can help increase your chances of weight loss on … Read More

5 Ways To Lose Body Fat

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When you lose body fat, the benefit goes far beyond the physical. It’s one of the most valuable things you can do to improve the way you feel, the way you move, and to keep you pain-free. A big part of your fat-loss program has to do with strength training and cardio workouts, but we’re stepping out of the gym and into the … Read More

Balance Your Meals to Prevent Creeping Obesity

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You’re busy, so much so you often don’t have much time to yourself. Family, deadlines and social events leave you running from one commitment to the next. You want to eat healthily and always have that idea of proper nutrition in the back of your mind; however, time demands and priorities leave you lacking the application to follow through. Not … Read More

Recipe: Turkey Meatballs

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Looking for a high protein snack on the go? Turkey not only clocks in at 14 grams of protein per three ounces, it is also a rich source of iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, and selenium. Selenium, in particular, is important for thyroid hormone metabolism and boosting the immune system to its antioxidant capabilities. Turkey is also high in tryptophan. Tryptophan … Read More

Overcoming Nutrition Roadblocks

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Overcoming Nutrition Roadblocks

Starting something new can often bring up fear. Doubt and unanswered questions can convince you to stop a healthy habit, like improved nutrition, even before you’ve started. With a little planning, you’ll be overcoming nutrition roadblocks in no time. I don’t have time to cook. Make time. Some of the busiest people are the healthiest eaters. You have to make … Read More

Carrot Ginger Chicken Soup

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On the hunt for some delicious winter dinner ideas? Nothing makes a cold winter night (or day) more bearable than digging into a hot and hearty meal. The solution: This season, instead of loading up on high-calorie treats, serve up a steaming hot—but still healthy—meal. This is one of our favourite easy dinner recipes, a vegetable-packed soup with a range of health benefits. This … Read More

10 Habits For A Healthier Life

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Your health encompasses overall well-being. That includes: Happiness Energy Ability to fall asleep Have manageable amounts of stress Reduced illness Have low or non-existent joint and musculoskeletal pain Be within the typical range of body fat for your height, body type, and genetics High nutrient load and quality within your system with a low toxic load When it comes to implementing changes … Read More

4 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

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The seasons are changing, and our not-so-favourite time of year is right around the corner – flu season. Besides the obvious tips of staying warm and washing your hands, here are a few ways you can give your immune system a helping hand and avoid a runny nose and achy body. Nutrition What you eat has a major impact on … Read More