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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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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Fuel for Runners: Healthy Snacks Before and After your Workout

HIGH PERFORMANCE NUTRITION: FUELLING FOR IMPROVED HEALTH AND ENDURANCE Natasha will be doing a Sports Nutrition Workshop for runners at Mountain Equipment Co-op at 6:30pm May 14th. To learn more visit: http://events.mec.ca/node/62566 The better you fuel your body, the more energy your muscles can store, the faster you recover, and therefore, the harder you can train. Your […]

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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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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil on CTV Morning Live!

Get your daily dose of coconuts folks! Although many have avoided coconut oil because of it’s high saturated fat content, these saturated fats are not like the others. Containing over 50% lauric acid, the MCFA (medium chain fatty acids) are a wonder for your health! Check out our live segment on CTV Morning Live here! […]

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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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DIY Chemical-free Beauty Products on CTV Morning Live today!

Homemade Beauty Products Not only is it important what you put in your body, but also what you put on your skin can affect your overall health. Here are some DIY chemical-free beauty products that will beautify from head to toe. Watch our segment on CTV Morning News here: Natural Beauty Products on CTV Gentle […]

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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 9th Day of Christmas…..We share 10 Tips for Staying Healthy through the Holidays!

Top 10 Tips for Staying Healthy Through the Holidays The holiday season has arrived and with that, party festivities of drinking, indulging, and being merry! Here are our top 10 tips for staying in control and feeling well as the New Year approaches.  Stay hydrated. Drink half your body weight in ounces of water daily, including […]

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On the 7th day of Christmas…..Some Healthy Holiday Sides! Who needs mushy peas and mashed potatoes!?

Four Festive Sides for your Holiday Dinner Parties  If you’re looking to impress your dinner guests this season, try these fabulous sides that are not only mouth-watering but also surprisingly nutritious!   Cranberry Almond Brussel Sprouts Roasting Brussels sprouts brings out their nutty flavour! Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise 2 tablespoons […]

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