Tips & Fun Facts

Holiday Survival Guide: 4 Nutrition Tips

🎄🎁 The holidays are about family and friends, love and sharing. However, our excesses might lead to new unnecessary resolutions during the new year. Here are some nutrition tips to enjoy the holidays in a happy and healthy (body and mind) way, regret-free. 🍖 1. Take your time ⌛️ Taking the time to taste and savour every single… Continue reading Holiday Survival Guide: 4 Nutrition Tips

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How to Make the Best Yogurt Choice for Your Needs

Dairy products, such as yogurt can be good source of protein to help with muscle gain/maintenance, and an excellent source of calcium and vitamin D to keep bones strong. However, with the growing market, how should we choose the best yogurt for our heath and wellness? As many of you already know, fats from dairy… Continue reading How to Make the Best Yogurt Choice for Your Needs

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Food labels: Simply Understanding Nutrition Facts

Sometimes, with the complexity of food labels out there it is so difficult to choose the best product. Food labels or nutrition facts are present on all packaged and processed foods. This guide will help you pick out your food products in a simple way based on their nutrients! 👍 Another important aspect to look at… Continue reading Food labels: Simply Understanding Nutrition Facts

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How food can help you prevent cancer

Chronic diseases such as cancers are greatly present and often lethal. In fact, cancer is the cause of 30% of deaths, and over 202 400 cases have been diagnosed in Canada in 2016. This is why we need to prevent and stop this problem as of now! Follow these 6 tips to maximize cancer prevention! The word… Continue reading How food can help you prevent cancer

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4 Tips to Reduce Fat Intake (the bad kind of fat)

Yes, we need fats in out diet!  However, most North Americans already consume this energy-dense nutrient in excess... And we all know that too much is like not enough. Keep on reading to learn about tips to reduce the amount of harmful fats in your daily food habits. 1. Limit ultra-transformed foods When grocery shopping, try going… Continue reading 4 Tips to Reduce Fat Intake (the bad kind of fat)

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Taking the DIE out of diet: 5 simple tricks to improve food habits

Spring is here, which means many are looking to get into shape and perhaps obtain that bikini silhouette again! Do not do it through drastic dieting, since these might be damaging for the body and lead to results that you would not expect nor desire. Just start off by applying these five simple tricks! 1. Do not… Continue reading Taking the DIE out of diet: 5 simple tricks to improve food habits

Appetizer & Entrée, Main Course, Recipe, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegetarian

Fat Talk Free Week

Weight is just a number. Do not solely base yourself on this number and most importantly, do not let this number run your life! Ask yourself "Am I healthy? Am I happy the way I am?" 🙅🏼 This week, it is Fat Talk Free Week (Nov 7-11) ! 🚫  I encourage every single one of you… Continue reading Fat Talk Free Week

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What is the caloric cost of your Halloween Sweet Treats?

Are you planning on working out today to be able to enjoy your sweet treats on Halloween with less guilt? These candies might seem harmless at first, but be careful! They add up and might contribute to excess calories in your day!🍬🍭🍫 Here is a little guide to help you burn off the calories from these… Continue reading What is the caloric cost of your Halloween Sweet Treats?

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Do you often like having salty snacks while watching TV or while working? Potato chips might be a solution but they are usually high in fat and salt. So why not roast up some pumpkin seeds and enjoy these crunchy bites? https://youtu.be/J8Wf2Eq7MzE Servings: 2-3 cups Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 45 mins Ingredients: Raw seeds from one… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Post-workout Recovery: Proti Strawberry Smoothie

Do you want to find a healthy alternative to your regular post-workout protein shakes? With 45g of carbohydrates and 18g of protein per serving, this proti-strawberry smoothie has the perfect carb:protein ratio for your post-workout recovery! Servings: 1 Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 5 mins Ingredients: 1 cup of fresh or frozen strawberries (I used frozen… Continue reading Post-workout Recovery: Proti Strawberry Smoothie