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Friday Fun Food Fact: Green Smoothies Even Your Kids Will Love!

Smoothies, and in particular green smoothies, are a fun and fantastically easy way to get a bucket of nutrients into yourself and your kids.  I’ll admit, the first time I heard about having a ‘green shake’, I absolutely balked at the idea: How could blending a salad be even remotely delicious?  And you think my [...]

By | 2017-05-19T01:27:43+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Friday Fun Food Facts|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Fact: Foods for Liver Support

Spring is all about 'green' and all about 'clean', so we thought we'd do a little diddy on the liver, since it is both a 'green' organ (its' associated colour in traditional chinese medicine) as well as a major 'cleaning' organ of the body. Many people think only of their liver after a particularly 'social' [...]

By | 2017-05-17T19:48:26+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Friday Fun Food Facts|0 Comments

Sleep: the weight loss secret nobody’s talking about!

You’ve likely heard it before and probably more than once, that a good night’s sleep is worth its weight in gold.  Well, surprisingly, it couldn’t be more true than when we’re looking at the relationship between sleep and weightloss. Many of us began the New Year, like every year(!), with iron-fast resolutions of diet change [...]

By | 2017-05-19T15:20:14+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Weight Loss|0 Comments

Hit the holidays but skip the hangover: Expert how-to tips!

The holiday season is synonymous with ample opportunities to indulge in all things delicious. For many folks, this equates to dragging themselves to the curb on a cold January 1st morning (it’s no wonder we have New Year’s resolutions!).  However, there is a different way and it does not mean you have to sacrifice your [...]

By | 2017-05-20T00:42:40+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Fat Checker: an evidence based take on why we need to understand our fat cells better before we get rid of them

Obesity is a major health issue affecting huge numbers of Canadians, and it is a key factor in the development of numerous diseases, including Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cancer (1, 2).  And unfortunately for many overweight people, the primary treatment recommendations are largely missing the mark (2). Let’s face it, if it [...]

By | 2017-05-20T00:43:25+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Weight Loss|0 Comments

Hallowe’en: More ‘trick’ than ‘treat’ when it comes to your immune system

Halloween is only days away and it’s the perfect opportunity to cut loose: dress up wildly, get your groove on mid-week and let yourself indulge a bit! Although this great and ghouly event is synonymous with a sack full of sugary treats, you may want to limit your sweet indulgence - especially once you learn [...]

By | 2017-05-20T00:44:31+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Immune Support|0 Comments

Back at school & already tuckered? Boost your brain with Omega 3’s!

With the return to school and work this fall we could all use a cognitive boost and omega 3 fatty acids are just the thing! We've all heard the terms 'omega 3's' and 'essential fatty acids' but what are they really?? Omega 3’s are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids - in other words, 'good [...]

By | 2017-05-20T00:45:39+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Back to School, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Allerg-EASE ~ how to prevent & treat seasonal allergies

Making another midnight run to the allergy aisle of your local pharmacy? You’re not alone! Over 4 million Canadians suffer from seasonal allergies, and although a single symptom of a runny nose, or itchy eyes or sneezing may not be debilitating, the onslaught of them all together for weeks on end can be incapacitating both [...]

By | 2017-05-20T00:46:15+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Immune Support|0 Comments