CFRA And Summer Drinks!

What are the best ways to get extra water into your system to celebrate summer? How can you get more water? Flavour your water! -Cucumber mint -Lemon/Limes -Oranges -Berries -Chlorophyll (I love the mint flavour) You can make ice tea with you favourite teas at home with berry or lemon teas in you water. It’s […]

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What are you going to eat on your Summer Road trip? We have the answers on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip and it’s good to have a food game plan. We have the road map to follow to make the best for your choices on long drives. Tips: 1. Avoid fast food. Remember the sugar from pop spikes your blood sugar and makes you tired which […]

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What else can you drink besides Juice and Pop this Summer? We talked it out on CTV Morning Live!

We discussed some super drink awesome alternatives on CTV Morning Live. Some of our favourites are Culture Kombucha and Urban Juice Press. Both are locally made in Ottawa. Milkshake Delight -1/2 banana -1/2 cup strawberries (In season!) -1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk or vanilla or other milk alternative (coconut, hemp) -1/4 cup cocoa or […]

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On CTV Ottawa Morning Live we looked at Foods that can Lead to Belly fat! Do you know the better choice?

Did you know that cortisol levels which can become elevated with stress can lead to belly fat? Storing weight in your middle is common with poor diet and elevated stress. There are contributing foods to this factor as well and there are some common choices that people make on the go. We look at which […]

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Eating your Way to Radiant Skin on CTV Morning Live!

Tips for Food for Healthy Radiant Skin and looking good from the inside out! Consume: WATER, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin B 1. Water::Cannot stress enough how important it is to drink this! If you “hate” water you can add fruit to it, organic lemon, limes, berries or cucumber for a refreshing twist. […]

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Should I Buy Organic? Find out on CTV Morning Live!

Should I buy Organic? The definition of a pesticide is “any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life”. Pesticides on our food can affect the nervous system, disrupt hormones and cause cancer. It is best to choose organic produce as much as possible! The Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org) […]

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Increasing Nutrition in Food On CTV Morning Live! How to get the most out of your food!

CTV- Getting the Most out of your Food! You don’t need to break the bank buying every new miracle food or supplement that Dr. Oz recommends! Here’s how to get the most out of the food you’re already eating! 1. Garlic: a. Fights cancer, lowers cholesterol, fights infections b. If you microwave freshly chopped garlic […]

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All about Sprouting on CTV Morning Live!

Grow nutritious superfoods in your very own kitchen! To get a head start on the gardening season, sprouting in your kitchen is like having a mini garden in the house year round. Any nuts, seeds, grains, and beans can actually be sprouted. Check out our segment on sprouting on CTV Morning Live today!   Benefits of […]

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Feeling the Funk from Seasonal Allergies? Find out the foods on CTV Ottawa Morning Live to help you feel better and ease symptoms!

What is an allergy? An allergy is an inappropriate response by the body’s immune system to a substance that is not normally harmful. Allergic responses are nasal congestion, coughing, wheezing, itching, shortness of breath, headache, fatigue, hives and skin rashes. Common allergens= pollen, dust, mold, metals, cosmetics, lanolin, dust mites, animal hair, insect venom, some […]

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Hiding Nutrients in your Children’s Food on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

How to Hide Nutrients in Your Kids Food 1.Breakfast Don’t do veggie bread it is better to eat the whole veggie than it is it eat dehydrated veggies in bread. Better options for breakfast: Smoothies – You can put anything in (green veggies, berries, yogurt, etc) – Make sure there is good protein and fat […]

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