We all know we need to eat vegetables, but how many of us can honestly say that we are eating enough every day? Do you even know how much you should be eating per day? Adults should be consuming five serves of vegetables per day in order to maintain a healthy diet. A serving size […]
Did you know that by the time we feel thirsty, we are often already dehydrated? When I was a student at the University of Guelph, I was privileged to have Dr. Lawrence Spriet as one of my professors. If you have watched the World Juniors Hockey tournament every year, you may recognize him as the
There should be no debate or contention that good sleep is a fundamental requirement for being healthy… Seriously, can anyone think of a single strong argument against sleep being a fundamental requirement to functioning at 100%? And yet, on average, we really struggle with it…Around 60,000,000 prescriptions for sleeping pills were prescribed in the US in 2011. It’s estimated
I’ve been there – looking for the BEST diet . Gluten free. Dairy free. Sugar Free. No preservatives. Blah Blah Blah. And once you start looking into the diet, you see how many different approaches there are to diet and each one claims to be the best – paleo, vegetarian, vegan, etc. This month I
Eggs are an incredible super food. Not only are they are a convenient source of protein but they are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. One large egg contains vitamin B12, vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, selenium, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, vitamin E, folate, choline and more. When it comes to eggs,
You try to eat right by planning your meals and shopping the perimeter of the store. You get enough sleep and exercise regularly. But what if some of your healthy habits, actually aren’t? Read below as we dig a little deeper into some common healthy habits that aren’t necessarily what you thought they were.