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  • 5 Ways to Naturally Flavour Water


    Dry lips. Dry mouth. Increased thirst. Headaches. Dark yellow urine. Low blood pressure. Increased heart rate. What do all of these symptoms have in common? They are all signs of dehydration. With summer around the corner, and hopefully a lot of sunshine, staying well hydrated is essential. It is just...

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  • Eat Your Greens

    Veggie Market
    Popeye was onto something when he was eating his favourite leafy green – spinach. Leafy greens are well known for their low calorie and high nutrient content. Aside from being naturally low in sodium and unhealthy fats, they are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, folate and...

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  • Sneaky Snacks: are your snacks as healthy as they claimed to be?


    Raise your hand if you find yourself rummaging through your desk drawer, lunch bag or the vending machine looking for a pick-me-up healthy snack at 3pm on a work day? You are not alone. Generally a snack is defined as a food item that is consumed between meals (i.e. breakfast,...

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  • Juicing: is it really that important for your body?


    Heat.  Barbeques. Patio Dining. Vitamin D. What do these four words have in common? Summertime! Summer is the time when many of us indulge in foods (e.g. ice cream sandwiches, hot dogs) and cool beverages (e.g.  Daiquiris, margaritas, Caesars) that might not be a part of our regular diet or...

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  • Fact or Fiction: a closer look at three nutritional claims


     Egg. Fat. Coconut oil. What do these three words have in common? Misunderstood. With so many different health claims being associated with different foods, it’s difficult to determine whether they are true. Below are three common nutritional claims that have been misconstrued.    Eggs are unhealthy This is far from the truth...

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  • What's In Your Gym Bag?

    What's in your gym bag?
    Having the essentials at the gym is important. Here are our top 3 items and why. 1. Water BottleWater is always a necessity before, after and during a workout. Water lubricates our muscles and joints. It helps build muscle by transporting nutrients to our cells and waste out of the body....

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  • The Skinny on Fats


    Do you remember when consuming a low fat diet was preached by many individuals? Yah, that was so 1999. The truth is we NEED fats in our diet! Not only are fats a source of energy, they play an important role in hormone production, brain function, absorption of fat-soluble vitamins,...

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  • Milk: Does it really do your body good?

    almond heart
    With more and more people straying from milk, it is not surprising to see franchises, like Starbucks, offering various non-dairy alternatives. Reasons for ditching this protein-packed fluid can range from an allergy, an intolerance, dietary lifestyle (e.g. vegan or ovo-vegetarian), concerns regarding the use of growth hormones, or trendiness like...

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  • Sunscreen: An Anti-Aging Secret


    With summer here, we’re all planning on doing lots of warm weather faves. While we’re out soaking the much loved sun, we mustn’t forget to protect ourselves against the harsh sun rays. A little sunscreen goes a long way. The general idea about sunscreen is that it protects you from...

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  • Hooping as a Workout


     If your standard go to activity for cardio is jogging, elliptical or even a spin class, it may be difficult for you to change up your routine. Your normal routine is comfortable and expected. The more you do of it, the easier it becomes. During exercise, you’re stressing your body...

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