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Making Mindful Choices


Making Mindful Choices

Mindfulness – directing your full focus to the moment – can be helpful in making healthy choices and living a healthier life in general. It is an important practice to help combat stress, worry, and distraction.  Think about the last time you overindulged in unhealthy food. Were you thinking about something upsetting, had a stressful […]

Is avocado healthy?


Is avocado healthy?

You may have heard conflicting advice on whether you should eat avocado. After all, because it is higher in fat, it’s also a source of significant calories. Too many calories, of course, can cause weight gain or prevent you losing weight (if that is one of your health goals). So what’s the real deal with […]

Making healthy habits easy


Making healthy habits easy

If you are starting to work towards a healthier lifestyle, it can feel incredibly overwhelming knowing where to start. Even once you have an idea of the changes that you need to make, how do you get yourself to actually start, and then continue? If you find it difficult to keep up the momentum in […]

Organic or not?


Organic or not?

The choice of eating only organic is appealing to idealists everywhere. With rumours about organic product being more nutrient dense, having less harmful chemicals, and better for the environment. Is eating organic something that you should be doing? The answer to that is a resounding… maybe. First things first Before getting into the nitty-gritty details […]

Mindfulness


Mindfulness

If you are looking for one incredibly simple way to improve your health that requires nothing more than a thought, then mindfulness is your next positive change. Rather than being a way of living and thinking that requires years of practice, mindfulness can be employed today. Being mindful simply means to be present in the […]

Hydration


Hydration

You know that you are supposed to stay hydrated, but how much fluid do you need? What counts? Does it have to be plain water? All these questions and more answered below… Why do we need to stay hydrated? The majority of our body, around 60%, is made up of water. It is required to […]

Think and lose weight


If losing weight was as simple as eating less, and exercising more, everyone would do it. Losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle for the long term comes down to a total shift in the way we think, our daily habits, and our view of what food and physical activity means to us. Plan for […]

Make health a priority


It can sometimes be hard to make your health a priority when you have a busy lifestyle, but here are 3 great reasons to start making changes for the healthier today! 1: Longer lifespan Healthy diet and exercise has been linked to living longer, and not only this, but having higher quality of life at […]

Boost your metabolism with these exercises


When it comes to a slow metabolism, two ways to fight this is to increase muscle mass (how much muscle you have) and to do exercise regularly, as your metabolism remains higher for hours after a workout. Here are three exercises that work out your larger muscle groups and multiple muscle groups at once, to […]

Walk it off


Are you avoiding starting exercise because you are overwhelmed with all the different types of training, figuring our which is best, will burn fat fastest, make sure you don’t bulk up, or boost your metabolism the most? This is what is called “analysis paralysis”- where you are overwhelmed with so much information and so many […]