As the seasons change, so do our habits. Come fall and winter we start spending less time outdoors, schedules get busier, and even though Mother Earth’s days become shorter, ours remain the same. Prevention is the best way to support your body and to create a healthy foundation as this natural shift occurs. A huge part of what sets you up for wellness success is to strengthen your immune system – before you get sick.
When it comes to making smoothies, are you a pro? Top of your game? A smoothie champion? If so, congrats! Take a lap! If you're not quite at the top of your smoothie-making game, here are a few good tips for beginners.
More than twenty years ago, before phrases like "obesity epidemic" and "metabolic syndrome" entered our lexicon, two doctors introduced an online mechanism for determining one's biological age based on health in comparison with chronological age. Using information from insurance actuarial tables, the self-administered questionnaire in the site provided a "real age" vs. a chronological age and guided better health choices. The theory, of course, is that the same information that allows insurance companies to determine rates based on risk behaviors tells us a lot about what we should and shouldn't do.
Come fall in Canada, there’s this nationwide yearning to lean into a more health conscious routine. A routine is made up of habits and it’s these singular elements of your day that ultimately help to build a healthy lifestyle.
Breakfast bowls are the hot new way to mix nutrition with presentation for an appealing and healthy start to your day. These picture-worthy bowls are filled with nutrient-rich, balanced meals to give you long-lasting energy, which means they'll easily keep you fueled until lunchtime.
Have you noticed a lot of cauliflower recipes in your Pinterest feed lately? There's good reason; cauliflower is a tremendously versatile vegetiable that is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B-6, vitamin K, magnesium, iron, calcium, and other nutrients that your body needs. Here are the seven main health benefits of cauliflower.
The way you introduce your child to food mirrors the way you introduce them to so many other things in their environment, and what you do will inspire curiosity, creativity and open-mindedness or fear and closed-mindedness. We all want the first for our kids, but how do we get there? Here are some tips to get your kids to eat anything - or at least give new foods a chance.
The Gluten-Free movement is gaining momentum. But what are the facts? Should you consider a gluten-free diet? The answer is a firm...maybe.