It’s been a long summer and we’re feeling the effects of the lack of sunshine. We visited our old friend Christian at The Sun Emporium to find out the benefits of getting an extra boost of vitamin d in only a few minutes. Watch!
Valentine’s Day is coming up and there are so many options out there to celebrate. You could try to get a reservation at any of the area’s top restaurants, go to a movie, a show…anything goes! For some, preparing a gourmet meal at home is the best way to say I love you. Hey, the saying goes, the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach! We went to Cravings Fine Foods and Market in Barrie’s south end to get their tips onContinue reading
Dr. Anna Falkowski of Vitality for Life is an expert in Intermittent Fasting. Seriously, she wrote a book on it! As any naturopathic doctor would, she tested the method first to see if it was safe and if it had the kind of benefits so many other people claim it did. For about a year Dr. Falkowski tried the 16:8 method, which means you fast for 16 hours and eat for 8. For Dr. Falkowski this means she eats regular, healthy meals between 12pmContinue reading
Apryl’s on the Two Smoothie a Day diet, which is good for her busy, rushed lifestyle. In the morning she makes sure she gets as many nutrients in her system as possible so she has the energy to keep up with a demanding schedule. Here’s her recipe, even though it looks green, and her son says it looks “yucky”, it’s really tasty! Ingredients: 1 banana 1 cup frozen fruit 2 spinach nuggets (We only find this at Walmart) 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 cup unsweetenedContinue reading
Want to follow along with Sarah or Apryl as they try out these two nutrition plans? Below is more info on the diets along with a sample recipe to get you started. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram and Twitter! Apryl’s Plan: Two Shakes-a-Day Diet Modelled off the Isagenix Plan, but much cheaper, drink two high protein, low carb shakes a day with fiber and omega-3s added plus a healthy dinner. For more information, click here: Two Shakes-A-Day Here’s an example: Breakfast Shake Recipe: Continue reading