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Go Local

Go Local

Why Eat Local? Take a moment to think about some of the foods you’ve eaten today. How far did you have to travel to pick up those foods? And how far did those foods have to travel to meet you? If you have ever eaten strawberries in December, French cheese, or a pineapple, you know [...]Read More...

Spring into Action!

Spring into Action!

With warm weather just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start planning your work out routine. If you are not currently active or are looking to increase your fitness, consider the following tips: One step at a time! Every little bit helps. Add in activity wherever and whenever possible, park further away [...]Read More...

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a way to approach daily eating with more awareness. If practiced regularly, it can change our eating and our health. Each day, each meal, we have an opportunity to slow down and notice what we are eating and how it feels in our body. Slowing down, noticing, paying attention makes it easier [...]Read More...

Buying Organic Produce

Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide [...]Read More...

Are Canadian Hearts Healthy?

Are Canadian Hearts Healthy?

February is heart month. According to a recent report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadians are in denial about their unhealthy lifestyles and how it is robbing them of years of living healthy. The report suggests that people are not tackling risk factors that can be managed. It also goes on to say that, [...]Read More...

The New Year

The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January [...]Read More...

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