Autoimmune Diseases: What Are They? Who Gets Them?

The immune system is your body’s protector against germs and viruses that can make you sick. Immune system action involves lots of complicated pathways, but in general, it works through the production of antibodies. Antibodies are produced to “fight” and rid the body of foreign invaders. But what happens when the immune system isn’t in... Continue Reading →

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Cardio vs. Resistance Training: Do You REALLY Need To Do Both?

When it comes to exercise, there has long been a debate about which type is best. Is CARDIO the gold standard? Or do the benefits of RESISTANCE TRAINING far outweigh those of cardio? While both forms of exercise provide huge benefits for your health, the choice depends entirely on your goals. So, we’re going to... Continue Reading →

Corn…Shaping Up To Be The New Gluten?

Like gluten, corn - and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke - EVERYTHING. From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favourite household, health and beauty products -- nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo and makeup?! Ever get a hint of popcorn when you... Continue Reading →

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again?   Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up... Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Vinegar: Healthy or Hyped?

Apple cider vinegar (ACV for short) is basically made from apples, sugar & yeast and is put through a double fermentation process, and it has also become very popular among natural health enthusiasts. Many supporters claim that consuming just a small amount of ACV can result in all sorts of health-optimizing wonders: Reducing the appearance... Continue Reading →

Exercise, Sleep, and Your Waistline

When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors. You know that exercise will help you burn off some extra calories and boost your metabolism. But you also know that sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being. Better to skimp on sleep... Continue Reading →

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