There is much confusion in the world of nutrition. Some swear by certain food benefits while others stay away from the very same food. One such food that has been the source of much controversy is soy & soy based products. What is soy? As stated on Wikipedia: "Glycine max, commonly known as soybean in… Continue reading Soy: a disease-preventing superfood or a dangerous health threat disguised as a diet-friendly protein? What you need to know.
Think body weight training is just for beginners? Think again. What if I told you I could offer you a workout that required virtually no equipment, could be done almost anywhere, is free, and is effective in enhancing the shape of your body? What if I told you the body weight exercises weren't all burpees… Continue reading The ultimate guide to a no equipment workout – Part 1 of 4
Juice cleanses, cabbage cleanses, water cleanses, colon detox, liver flush...guess what? I call B.S. on all of these. (Sorry for the language if you're reading this Mom...). Here's a word to the wise - and trust me on this one: nutritional cleanses DO NOT WORK. Our liver and other organs do an excellent job of… Continue reading Rant: Why nutritional cleanses DON’T work.
Do you find going to and from the gym wastes time in your day that you don’t have? Wish you could stay fit at home without the added cost of a gym membership? Then you are in luck, read on! 1. DIY bootcamp. All you need is sneakers and some room or the great outdoors! Here's… Continue reading 10 ways to get or stay fit without the gym or membership cost. (List).
Every time I talk to someone about extra fat, diet inevitably comes up. Myself included. When I reach for that extra cinnamon bun, visions of my Mom belly (which I love and accept fully now - or at least I'm not beating myself up over anymore 😉) come into my mind - expanding like a… Continue reading What no one told you about fat.
You've heard of "SMART" goals, right? You know, the acronym first coined by George T. Doran, a consultant and former Director of Corporate Planning for Washington Water Power Company in Spokane? Well if not, here's what it stand for: S - Specific M - Measurable A - Attainable or Assignable R - Realistic T - Time… Continue reading This acronym will change your life. A 30 second read.
I'm always on the lookout for healthy, yummy foods my whole family will enjoy so I don't have to be a short order cook (Moms & Dads, I know you get this!). So here's a favorite that's simply delish from eatrightontario.com. Prep: 10 min. Cooking Time: 1 hour Makes: 7 cups (1.75 L) 1 serving… Continue reading Share this easy, yummy, healthy almond coconut granola recipe you and your kids will love!