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Reduce the inflammation; stop the pain; promote healing.

Inflammation has been coined the ‘Secret Killer’ and it’s the surprising root cause of many age-related health concerns: heart conditions, mental health, arthritis and joint pain. Inflammation can also reduce your energy levels and in extreme cases may cause chronic fatigue.

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Take control of your heart health

Did you know that 9 out of 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke?

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Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

When it comes to pregnancy you want what’s best for you and your baby.  With all the changes that happen to your body, coupled with the joys of morning sickness and food cravings (for some!), making sure you have the nutritional foundation you need for your growing baby is paramount.

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Immune-Boosting Recovery Foods

Baby, it’s cold outside! This time of year, focus naturally shifts to protecting the body from increased amounts of circulating cold and flu viruses. Everyone has a trick and many of these are proven effective!

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Confessions of a Skydiver

I learned a lot about myself from skydiving. Perhaps, my most important lesson was learning to say no and doing what was best for myself.

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Your Health Account: The Jack LaLanne Story

Your health account is your wealth account. Ever heard that statement before? It’s what Jack LaLanne believed and practiced throughout his life. LaLanne felt there was no difference between one’s health account and bank account – you more you put in, the more you can get out.

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Letting Go of Low Self-Esteem

If you have low self-esteem, you’re part of the largest club in the country! Many, many people suffer from low self-esteem. However, you can change how you feel about yourself by doing a few simple things.

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Self Confidence & Self-Esteem

For most people, these two subjects are often thought of as the same thing. Although gaining self confidence in one area can help with one’s self-esteem, they are actually two different subjects.

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Calories Versus Nutrition

In my previous post, I mentioned that successful weight loss isn’t facilitated by supplementation alone. Diet, exercise and stress can also impact any weight loss plan. Today I’m going to explore diet, specifically calories, in more detail.

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Trimming The Fat: The Truth About Diet Products

Whether they contain natural or synthetic ingredients, diet products are popular and they receive a lot of media attention. You’ve probably seen product-driven weight loss ads on TV, heard them on the radio, caught glimpses of diet products in the glossy pages of magazines or maybe clicked on an online ad promising some weight loss secret—drop belly fat fast!