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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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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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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Lynda’s Gluten Free Cookie Recipe, a must try!

One of our awesome clients shared this delicious recipe for all of you to try! They’re gluten free, dairy free, and so yummy! Great recipe to make a batch and stick in the freezer for when you need a little sweet treat! Thanks Lynda for sharing! Lynda’s Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: Makes 24 cookies […]

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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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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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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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