Sports Nutrition

Written by Patience Lister, BSc | Posted on March 12, 2019| Fitness, Food

No matter your training goals, being physically active affects your nutritional needs. Eating the right foods will help keep your energy up throughout intense training and support recovery. This means eating a healthy balance … Continue Reading

Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods

Bad news first: There is no way to stop the clock. The good news? It is possible to slow the process! When it comes to looking younger, feeling healthier, and even living longer, there’s no secret – it’s as simple as choosing a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and drinking …

5 steps to cutting out sugar

5 Steps to Cutting Out Sugar

If you’re looking to cut out sugar and take back your health, you’re not alone. A diet full of sugar can lead to a wide variety of health issues, including unhealthy weight gain, skin breakouts, increased inflammation, cardiovascular dysfunction, mood swings, and more! Why is sugar such a problem? Because …

Tips to Support a Healthy Immune System

Tips to Support a Healthy Immune System

A sore throat, runny nose, and cough are signs that your immune system needs extra support. As your biggest defence against viruses, bacteria, and other foreign invaders, taking steps to strengthen your immunity is critical to your overall health and well-being. Your immune system is influenced by a number of …

Plant Based Calcium blog

Plant-Based Sources of Calcium

The lactose in dairy can be difficult to digest. In fact, lactose intolerance, or the inability to digest this sugar molecule found in dairy, affects about 65% of the human population. If you are part of this group, consumption of milk and dairy products can result in …

6 Vital Health Stats

6 Vital Health Stats Everyone Should Know

It is never too soon or too late to start thinking about diabetes, heart disease, and stroke prevention. Since most medical conditions develop slowly over several years, paying close attention to known risk factors during regular check-ups or with home monitoring will help you take charge of your health. 1. …

Creamy Lentil Dip

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked green lentils (this is about ½ cup dried) ½ cup water, or more as needed ¼ cup tahini 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 small cloves of garlic, minced or crushed ½ tsp sea salt, or to taste Directions: In a food processor or blender, combine the …