Diet/Lifestyles

Reaping the Rewards of Regular Fruit Consumption

It may be of no surprise to discover that a large percentage of Canadians aren’t meeting their daily vegetable intake. What may surprise you however is that many aren’t consuming enough fruits. Not only are we not consuming enough antioxidant

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Supplements – Making the Right Choice

Sometimes deciding which supplements to use and which manufacturers to choose can seem overwhelming. With the myriad of choices available on the market today it’s no wonder that so many consumers don’t know where to begin. Within almost every category

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Keep Your Ticker Ticking!

  The Stats Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the second leading cause of death in Canada, second only to cancer. Statistics Canada reported in 2009 that heart disease accounted for 20.7 percent of all deaths, that works out to be just

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Are Low-Carb Diets Still Relevant Today?

A weight loss strategy that was very popular in the late 90s and into the early 2000s was the low-carb diet. First popularised by Dr. Atkins in his book entitled Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution and then by Dr. Arthur

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Don’t Forget Your Greens

We’re Not Meeting the Suggested Daily Intake of Fruits and Veggies Unfortunately most of us only consume a fraction of the fruits and vegetables we all know we should. In fact on average we are only consuming 1/3 of the

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How to Live a Healthy Low-Carb Lifestyle

Today’s low carbohydrate (carb) diets are extremely popular with individuals trying to lose weight and keep it off. Unfortunately many us spend half of our adult lives on one diet or another and most diets are neither easy to follow

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Carb Conundrum

Q: How low can you cut your carbs before you lose power and reduce performance? A: A new study seems to have established how low we can drop our carbs and still maintain our short-term power and strength output. This study looked at people who

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