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Reflections: 40 Day Challenge

Reflections: 40 Day Challenge

So far I have been on a meatless diet for the past 11 days. With the full support of my husband, family and friends I must say that it is a lot easier than I expected it to be. My experience thus far has been enlightening – I am amazed with my energy levels, my … Continue reading

The Art of Chewing

The Art of Chewing

After years, and I mean years of education within the nutrition field one of the most important lessons I learned is to “Chew your Food.” Sounds simple enough but it is an art and must be mindfully practiced – I am still working on it. In today’s world we eat while multitasking – eating at … Continue reading

How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is

Who could resist a slice of your favorite dessert? Not I. I was currently in Winnipeg bearing the chilly weather and now I am feeling relaxed, recharged and reconnected. There is nothing like indulging in mom’s home cooking and being surrounded by good wine, good friends and good times. Every time I visit home I … Continue reading

Natural Cosmetics

Natural Cosmetics

Men proudly sprout their moustaches to raise funds and create awareness for men’s health but how about the ladies? November is also National Skin Month, so for the women who need a little distraction from their man’s growing moustache learn about what is lurking in your beauty products. Personal care products are filled with chemicals, … Continue reading

“Movember” Health

“Movember” Health

During the entire month of November men around the world, my husband included, proudly grow out their moustaches in support of “Movember.” Although it may not look attractive it helps to raise funds and create awareness for a good cause – prostate health. Around the age of 40 the prostate naturally tends to increase in … Continue reading

Natural Cold and Flu Fighters

Natural Cold and Flu Fighters

It is the time of year where the weather cools, the days get shorter, winter settles in and the holidays are just around the corner. For many it marks the beginning of endless symptoms of head and nasal congestion, sore throats, coughing, headaches, sneezing and watery eyes – ah, yes the common cold. Contrary to … Continue reading