Making Sense of Magnesium

Making Sense of Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most important trace minerals in the human diet and plays a vital role in our bodies. It’s an essential co-factor for over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body, supporting important tasks in facilitating our body’s day-to-day metabolic...

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Top 10 Toxic Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid

Top 10 Toxic Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid

Did you know the average woman uses over 500 toxins on their skin PER DAY from “beauty” products alone!!?  AND that there are over 2,000 chemicals banned or restricted in cosmetics in the EU vs. only 8 in the US.  Canada has more comprehensive regulations than the US...

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The importance of Healthy Fats in our Diet

The importance of Healthy Fats in our Diet

When I was growing up, fats were perceived to be the enemy. Health professionals were blaming fats for the increase of heart disease and obesity and believed “if you don’t want to be fat then don’t eat fat”. They supported this theory based on the fact that the fat...

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Chocolate-Coconut Superfood Bars

Chocolate-Coconut Superfood Bars

Ok so I’m finally able to admit that I’m a bit of a choco-holic! BUT I still like to be healthy.  The great news is that it’s totally possible – you just have to go about it the right way. Choosing the RIGHT foods that are of high quality and nutritional value is...

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SHOW ME YOUR AVOCADOS!

SHOW ME YOUR AVOCADOS!

I might just be the avocado’s biggest fan! And what’s not to love about them? This nutrient packed fruit is unique from all others and has even been called the World’s Healthiest Food – they are higher in protein (about 4 grams), higher in fiber (about 13 grams), and...

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POWER PROTEIN PANCAKES (OR WAFFLES) – GLUTEN FREE

POWER PROTEIN PANCAKES (OR WAFFLES) – GLUTEN FREE

Is there even a better way to start your day besides Protein Pancakes? They are also great as a post-workout snack. This sweet and savoury classic is made as a healthier version of the traditional pancake, but still offers the light and fluffy texture that we all...

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COOL CUCUMBER MINT SALAD

COOL CUCUMBER MINT SALAD

I was looking for a fresh salad that was different from my typical leafy greens and this IS IT! Definitely the perfect salad to accompany any hot day! This feel-good salad is energizing, crisp and very satisfying – and most importantly, it’s quick and easy to...

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10 REASONS TO START EATING HEALTHY NOW!

10 REASONS TO START EATING HEALTHY NOW!

Most of us probably agree that we could improve our eating habits…. and that we probably should. So why is it so hard to actually stick to eating nutrient-rich foods day-in and day-out and kicking the junk foods to the curb once and for all? Eating healthy isn’t just...

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FIBER…. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE!?

FIBER…. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE!?

Is it possible your body is lacking this essential nutrient and you don’t even know it? The answer is YES! Less than 3% of Americans are actually getting the recommended minimum adequate intake of FIBER, leaving a high chance of being part of the remaining 97% of...

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