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6 Nutrients Beginner Vegans Should Pay Attention To

27 March, 2017 No Comments

Vegan diets are nothing new, but to beginner vegans, they can be tricky to get just right. These 6 nutrients are often difficult to find in significant quantities in a vegan diet if you aren’t careful. Here are some tips and recipes to help new vegans eat well.

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How to Track Your Body Composition in the Off-Season

Let me start this article on body composition by saying that hockey performance is not determined by body composition. However, there is an ideal body composition for you to achieve your best hockey performance. The ideal body composition for you will not be the same as someone else’s (certainly not the same as a random […]

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TOP 10: Alzheimer’s Prevention Recipes

“You are what you eat,” has never been more true. Every day we’re finding more links between healthy diets and healthy lives, so, it’s not surprising that good nutrition and a healthy diet now is a good investment in preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s later. To help you get started, we’ve already made a list of the […]

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TOP 10: Weight Loss Recipes

27 February, 2017 No Comments

The hardest part about losing weight is often sticking to a diet. That’s why it’s best to make sustainable lifestyle changes that you can turn into good habits. Things like eating breakfast and replacing unhealthy snacks with good ones can help you to lose weight and keep it off without constantly counting calories or depriving […]

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TOP 8 Foods to Prevent Alzheimer’s

22 February, 2017 No Comments

In a previous article on the MIND Diet as prevention against Alzheimer’s disease, I mentioned a few foods to focus on. I’m back today to remind you of those foods, and tell you why they’re so interesting from a nutritional standpoint.

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Objective: Zero Waste

18 February, 2017 No Comments

After recycling, composting, and the sale of “ugly” fruits and vegetables, it’s time for the Zero Waste movement. People and businesses are increasingly targeting this new level of sustainability: no more polluting packaging, waste, and overconsumption. A big challenge, but a realistic one.

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TOP 10: Soups to Warm You Up in the Winter

19 December, 2016 No Comments

A great soup is one of the best remedies for a chilly day. Whether it’s a cook-all-day recipe or a quick one, a good soup will fill you up and keep you nice and warm. So, to help you stay nice and cozy this winter, we’ve put together ten of our favourite soup recipes. They’re […]

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TOP 10: Easy Weeknight Meals

14 December, 2016 No Comments

How many of us have made the excuse that it’s just too difficult to cook every day? With work, kids, school, friends, family, and everything else pulling us in different directions, it’s easy to see why. But, eating better always involves a bit more cooking, since we can control the quality and quantity of our […]

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The Microbiome of a Hockey Player

13 December, 2016 No Comments

If you could see all the organisms that make up your microbiome, the first thing you would see is that there are many more of them than you by a factor in the trillions. Researchers always blow me away with the estimation that we may be carrying as much as 5 pounds of microbial weight! […]

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IBS Holiday Survival Guide

13 December, 2016 No Comments

The festive period, with its parties and family reunions is fast approaching. In principle, this time of year should be synonymous with joy and getting together. But, if you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the Christmas period can easily become unpleasant. As traditional Christmas dishes often contain onions and garlic, as well as being […]

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TOP 10: Festive Christmas Recipes for an Amazing Holiday Feast

7 December, 2016 No Comments

December is finally here and that means it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit (though we’re sure lots of you have been counting the days since November). To help you along, we’ve put together some of our favourite holiday dishes and treats to tantalise and inspire you. Here are top 10 Christmas recipes for […]

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Kombucha: Digestive and Anti-Cancer Elixir?

28 November, 2016 No Comments

Each week, there seem to be new products appearing on our supermarkets shelves… it can be really difficult to know which ones have actual health benefits, and which ones should be avoided. To save you from having to do the research, let’s have a look at kombucha together, the various health effects attributed to it […]