Unsuspecting Factors that may cause Weight Gain Segment on CTV Morning Live!

There may be certain things you that you do day to day that make you gain weight! See below and catch the segment to ensure you are staying healthy! 1. Artificial Sweeteners- have been shown to increase weight gain more than regular sugar! Increases insulin and leptin (the hunger hormone) causing you to be more […]

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Lose 15 pounds in 2015 on CTV Morning Live!

Catch some tips to lose 15 pounds in 2015!

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Soup Detox on CTV Morning Live- Is Souping the New Juicing?

Why is doing a soup detox is a great idea? • Seasonal and warming- Whereas a juice detox can make you cold and unsatisfied • Blended for easy digestion- to give your digestive system a break • Your liver needs protein to detoxify properly • You won’t feel hungry all the time- compared to juicing […]

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On the Last and 12th day of Christmas we have some non-alcoholic drink alternatives!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We want you all to be careful, safe and healthy this holiday season. Below you will find some non-alcoholic drink alternatives if you feel like something a little different! Option 1 RASPBERRY “BEETINI” Fresh beet juice and tart raspberries give this energizing smoothie not only a beautiful violet-red colour, but […]

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On the 11th Day of Christmas we have an Eggless Egg Nog Recipe (Hot or cold)

Egg Nog without the Eggs If you have a sensitivity to eggs try this Eggless Eggnog recipe. The Cashews add a new flavour, and cashews are good fro your heart, hair and skin health! If you don’t like eggnog this might be something you could end up loving! Egg Nog Recipe Ingredients: • ¾ cup […]

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On the 10th day of Christmas we share with you… A recipe for a Spicy Chai Steamer. A perfect way to Warm Up this Holiday Season! ( Since you have not been gifted your fleece onesie yet)

Spice things up this season with the Spicy Chai Steamer! Chai tea spices together can be anti-inflammatory, can aid in digestion (ginger and peppercorns) as wells black tea has anti-oxidants! Spicy Chai Steamer Ingredients: 2 cups water 3 black tea bags (optional) Make a spice bouquet with the following spices (See Below on how to […]

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Sports Nutrition Interview: “If it Fits your Macros” Diet. Is it healthy?

All about IIFYM We were happy to have Carleton Journalism students come by our office last month to learn more about the “If it Fits your Macros” or IIFYM diet. They were covering the story of a female body builder and her training and diet methods in preparation for competition. Our Family and Sports Nutritionist, Natasha […]

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Sugar sugar sugar on CTV Morning Live! How much sugar is in the food you consume daily?

On CTV Morning Live today we looked at sugar and the amounts we consume in everyday foods. The results might surprise you. Sugar Facts – It is found in 80% of packaged foods – The average North American consumes the equivalent of 19.5 teaspoons a day in added sugars – There are no federal guidelines […]

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CTV Morning Live – Easy & Delicious Ways of getting more Leafy Greens into your Diet!

Simple Ways to feed your Family more Greens! You’ve heard it before, vegetables are arguably the most health-promoting food group. But statistics show that over 60% of Canadians are not consuming the recommended 5-7 servings per day. Eat your veggies, folks! Leafy greens, specifically, are nutritional powerhouses! Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and water, […]

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The Breakfast Solution. In a hurry? Don’t worry! Natasha’s Berry Breakfast Smoothie is here to the rescue!

Berry Breakfast Smoothie A smoothie is a quick, easy way to fit in a healthy breakfast that will keep you going for hours! Kids love this smoothie too! Ingredients: 1 cup frozen berries ½ cup frozen mango 1 ½ cups coconut water or almond milk 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp rolled oats (or quinoa […]

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