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Protein Explained

A lot of new clients and gym goers struggle to understand the food & eating portion of getting healthy and fit. I’ve laid out some common proteins and what they contain. Protein should make up about 30-35% of your diet … Continue reading

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Food & Your Skin: Friends

Almonds: One of my recommended foods to combat a wide variety of these dermal dilemmas is almonds. These nuts are a superfood for the skin because they’re packed with moisturizing vitamin E. They also provide defense against harmful environmental factors such … Continue reading

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Healthy Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip: A party favourite gets a healthy makeover! ingredients: 1⁄2 c. onion, finely chopped 2 10-ounce packages frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1 8-ounce package fat-free cream cheese 1 8-ounce carton light sour cream 3⁄4 c. Parmesan cheese … Continue reading

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The Healthy Pantry -Hemp Hearts

Hemp hearts The oil from hemp seeds has one of the highest concentrations of polyunsaturated fats and the best balance of the Essential Fatty Acids. Hemp’s ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 fatty acids is about 4:1 which mirrors … Continue reading

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The Healthy Pantry -Flax

Milled flax seed Do you eat Whole Flax Seed? If you do, you may not be getting all of the heart-healthy and nutrition benefits of this food’s Omega-3 Oils. Milled Flax Seed breaks it down for your body to absorb. … Continue reading

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