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Category Archives: healthy eating
‘Why’ Better Your Health to Better Yourself
Determining the “why”
I’m often asked about what led me to becoming a holistic nutritionist, and every time, I’m reminded that there really isn’t a single reason for why I followed this path. One might say that my journey began at age 14, when I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). I’ve been able to manage this potentially life-threatening autoimmune condition and live virtually symptom-free for over a decade now (more about that on my website).
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The Chronicles of a University Student
Pt 1: Healthy Living in a Sea of Fast Food
The first year of university is an exciting time. Personally, I couldn’t wait to make new friends, attend new classes, and experience a brand new atmosphere. What I wasn’t prepared for was the new food. The first year of university is notorious for “the freshmen 15”, an expression describing the amount of weight that some students gain in their freshman year. Many believe that this expression is a generalization, and perhaps even a myth. I, on the other hand, know first hand that “the freshmen 15” is not a myth, but an unfortunate reality for many university students, including myself. What follows is the brief tale of how I gained, and then subsequently lost 10 pounds in my first year of university.
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‘I Lost 23 Pounds Without Counting Calories’ Tips For Healthy Weight Loss By Spynga’s Casey Soer
As a business owner and mom of three active boys—ages 8, 6 and 2—Casey Soer barely has time to focus on herself. Like so many busy parents, her life is filled with happy chaos: drops-offs and pick-ups, play dates, doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, cooking and of course, managing Spynga—her original baby—which includes running a successful studio while simultaneously gutting out and building a shiny new space (to be revealed in just a few weeks!).
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Make Your Skin Glow Without The Sunshine!
When it’s the middle of the winter, lack of sunlight and warmth not only wreak havoc on our psyches but also our skin. Dry, long and dark days could be causing your skin to feel dry, pale and lack luster. Although we can’t control the season, aside from escaping it – we can control the foods we eat. There are some specific foods with incredible properties that can help give your skin the glow it’s been yearning for!
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This is the Ultimate in Healthy Comfort Food. Food For You and Your Family
Loaded Spaghetti Squash
Have you heard of a Loaded Potato? Well, let me introduce you to a distant cousin, the Loaded Spaghetti Squash. It’s so tasty and couldn’t be easier. It’s become a staple in my home and, I’m sure, will become one in your home too!
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Training Pairings: What to eat after your favourite workout!
You exercise hard you, take care of your body but you are still stuck with what the heck to eat after your spin class, yoga class or strength training session. All that hard work won’t pay off if you just throw back a macchiato and an energy bar. This is not how you “get in shape”. Your results will only surface if you eat what your body actually needs and what it will thrive on after your workouts.
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10 Healthy Living Tips from the Girls Behind Cleaneatz
With an impressive Instagram following, Toronto’s Greta Epstein and Jamie Milne — the girls behind Cleaneatz — are quickly becoming the go-to source for healthy inspiration online.
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