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FITNESS, NUTRITION AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE LIVING

February 14, 2019

Food contains macronutrients - carbohydrates, fat and protein - which are required in large amounts in the diet. These macronutrients provide us with energy for exercise and daily life activites. They also provide the building blocks necessary to make hormones, repair...

January 28, 2019

The Government of Canada unveiled a new and improved Canada’s Food Guide earlier this week! A upgrade to the recommended food guide has been long anticipated by the health professionals. After nearly 12 years (the last food guide was release in 2007!) it seems the gove...

December 7, 2018

The holidays are a challenging time of year when you are trying to stay focused on your nutrition and workout routine. Between work parties, family gatherings and other events there is lots of indulgent eating and drinking and less activity than usual. While it’s okay...

October 26, 2018

When fall comes around we can’t help but think, “Tis the season…for Pumpkin!”

Beyond your jack o'lanterns, pumpkin is a delicious seasonal fruit available in the fall and winter months. The edible portion is a vibrant yellow-orange colour loaded with fibre and antioxida...

October 7, 2018

Most people know this; you need to exercise and eat well to live a happy and healthy life. One of the biggest challenges faced by individuals on their journey to health is knowing what and how to eat. There is an overwhelming amount of information out there surrounding...

January 18, 2018

So you’ve worked out hard all week, stayed on track with your healthy eating and

are feeling good, but it’s time for a cheat meal. We often get asked the best way to incorporate a cheat meal or re-feed into your diet and exercise plan, so we put

together a few tips to ke...

November 1, 2017

Eating well is key to weight-loss and maintaining a balanced lifestyle, but between misleading labels and tempting treats, healthy buying decisions can be difficult when you visit the grocery store. We put together a few tips to stay on track as you shop.

Peripheral Sho...

December 12, 2016

Peppermint  Black Bean Brownies

Ingredients:
1 can Black Beans
2 Eggs
½ cup Coconut Oil (melted)
½ cup Cocoa Powder
2/3 cup Coconut Sugar
1 tsp Peppermint Extract
¼ cup Dark Chocolate Chips/Chunks
¼ cup Whole Wheat/Oat Flour
¼ tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder

Topping:
½...

October 1, 2016

Michael was really craving some pumpkin pie.. obviously that's not an option, so I decided to get creative and test out

these festive and seasonal Pumpkin Protein Pancakes!

Pumpkin Protein Pancake Recipe:

1 scoop Vanilla/Unflavoured Protein Powder

1/2 cup Oat Flour (b...

September 1, 2016

1. FAT MAKES YOU FAT – Contrary to popular belief and mainstream media/marketing tactics, FAT is actually NOT the enemy!! Healthy fats are a very important part of ones nutritional intake and should make up almost a THIRD of your diet! It’s important to learn and under...

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