Category Archives: General Health


Canada’s New Food Guide – What Has Changed



I am extremely excited that the Government of Canada has just released a new and improved food guide. This new food guide has been long awaited. You may be familiar with the old guide, titled “Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide” and published in 2007. Both the old and new food guides provide similar advice […]
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Staying “Healthy” During the Holidays



Maintaining a healthy diet can be hard throughout the many social outings that come along with the holiday season. It becomes more difficult to choose foods that will make your body feel good and function in the best way it can. However, you do not need to put added stress about food on yourself this […]
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Top Immune System Boosting Tips for This Winter



As colder weather approaches, you may start to take note of the increasing number of people sniffling around you. The amount of people coming down with sickness in the fall always seems to increase. Is there an association between the cooler weather and getting the common cold or even the flu? The colder weather may […]
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5 Must-Have Small Appliances for Healthy Eating



Ever wondered what small appliances are necessary to curate a healthy lifestyle? These are the tools/small appliances I use constantly, and in my opinion, your top 5 must-haves to make healthy meals at home:   High Power Blender I put this as number one, because it is hands down, my number one most-used small appliance. […]
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hemp, whey, and pea protien

Pick Your Protein – Brown Rice, Hemp, Pea, or Whey?



Protein is a nutrient that is vital to our overall health. It is the body’s primary building block for muscle, bone, skin, hair and other tissues and is also necessary for the structure of our hormones, enzymes and immune system. Put simply, we need it! Consuming adequate amounts of clean, high quality protein through whole […]
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