Are You Just Bad at Saying No or Are You Addicted?

BY  MOIRA LAWLER “I'm so addicted to this [show, food, hobby]!” is a phrase that’s thrown around nonchalantly. You may find yourself using it before reaching for another piece of cake, starting the next episode in a Netflix binge or engaging in an even more harmful vice. But despite how frequently the word is used … Continue reading Are You Just Bad at Saying No or Are You Addicted?

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How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau (Fast & Safely)

You are making awesome changes in your body when suddenly your progress grinds to a screeching halt. Those pounds of fat that were once falling off effortlessly are now clinging to your body for dear life. No matter what you do, nothing is working. Maybe it’s been a week, or two, or even a few … Continue reading How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau (Fast & Safely)

Pan Simmered Pork Chops with Apples & Onion

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 boneless pork loin chops (170g each) 3 medium apples, cut into wedges 1 large onion, cut into thin wedges ¼ cup water ⅓ cup balsamic vinaigrette ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Method Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; brown pork chops on both sides, about 4 minutes. … Continue reading Pan Simmered Pork Chops with Apples & Onion

Thai Chicken Pasta

6 servings INGREDIENTS 170g uncooked whole wheat spaghetti 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 package (280g) fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed and cut diagonally into thin strips 2 cups julienned carrots (about 230g) 2 cups shredded cooked chicken 1 cup Thai peanut sauce 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced diagonally Chopped fresh coriander, optional … Continue reading Thai Chicken Pasta

Scientifically Proven to Boost Metabolism

BY  LEAH GROTH There’s no shortage of things we’re willing to do to keep our metabolism revving, from increased exercise to ditching refined grains. But did you know you could actually boost your metabolism and burn more calories just by eating one amazingly healthy food? Yup! Say hello to your new best friend: whole grains. And, … Continue reading Scientifically Proven to Boost Metabolism

Fibre-Rich & Whole Grain Foods

Grain and grain products have been receiving a bad rap in recent years, but we have to separate whole grain from their more refined , highly processed cousins. Following a nutritious diet means getting your fill of fibre-rich foods. Fibre is an essential component to health, as it may reduce the risk of heart disease, … Continue reading Fibre-Rich & Whole Grain Foods

Tipping The Scale: 5 Don’ts To Lose Weight

Get in shape by making realistic and sustainable changes. It’s no secret that in order to get in better shape (i.e., lose some extra body fat and improve your general fitness) you have to make lifestyle changes. Like the saying goes, "do what you’ve always done, and you’ll get what you’ve always gotten." But many … Continue reading Tipping The Scale: 5 Don’ts To Lose Weight

Healthy eating to prevent Inflammation

14 Inflammation-Fighting Foods to Eat Every Day

BY  JENNIFER CASSETTA       MAY 12, 2018   Inflammation is a big buzzword these days — and for good reason. Chronic inflammation can exacerbate and even lead to many serious diseases. Whole-body inflammation can be hard to diagnose and may become chronic over time. Chronic inflammation can set the stage for many degenerative diseases, such as … Continue reading 14 Inflammation-Fighting Foods to Eat Every Day

Why Richard Branson Puts Employees First and You Should Too

By Jon Forknell (allBusiness) Customer service. It’s the foundation of most businesses. Without it, customers complain, repeat business dwindles, and your business is left spinning its wheels trying to bring in new buyers. Customer service is also the growing block for many successful corporations. For example, Richard Branson, owner of the Virgin empire, refused to put … Continue reading Why Richard Branson Puts Employees First and You Should Too

Peanut Butter Cookies

An easy, no bake recipe that will put a smile on your face SERVES 16 NUTRITION INFORMATION 127 CALORIES PER 1 COOKIE SERVING Saturated Fat 2g              Sodium 27mg    Carbohydrates 14g Dietary Fibre 2g               Protein 3g INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups Oats, Rolled ⅓ cup Creamy Peanut Butter 1 tbsp. honey ½ cup Chocolate Chips, Dark DIRECTIONS … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies