Healthy Bites

Air fryers are definitely having a moment. Even though this kitchen appliance has been around for a number of years, their popularity has recently increased pretty meaningfully. I have been using my air fryer for a few years now and to be honest, I wasn’t......

I think I can safely say that everyone’s life has been impacted by the coronavirus.  Everything has changed – the way we work, the way we school, and the way we interact with our friends and family – FaceTime anyone? One of the only reasons......

In an effort to stay home as much as possible and to minimize the number of grocery runs I have to do- I have stocked up on a good number of shelf-stable snacks. Since we are home ALL day every day – having snacks on......

How Intermittent Fasting can Improve Your Overall Health Over the past year, one of the most frequent questions I have been asked is on intermittent fasting (IF). IF has become a popular trend – in fact, it was the top trending Google search term in......

Coping with anxiety can be a challenge and often requires making lifestyle changes. There aren’t any diet changes that can cure anxiety, but watching what you eat can make a profound impact in easing anxiety. In this webinar, you will learn what the current research......

How many times have you gone to the grocery store to pick up 1 or 2 things and left with much more? It is so easy to overspend. We all know that eating healthy has many great benefits. Unfortunately, eating well can be costly. Here......

Eating well and travelling can naturally co-exist! Being out of your normal routine can be difficult to keep up your regular eating habits. Breakfast buffets, airport food, restaurant dining, disrupted sleep patterns, and not having the means to prepare your own food can all contribute......

The holy month of Ramadan is a month of dedication and self-discipline. Muslims worldwide abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset for 30 days. However, Ramadan is more than staying away from just food and drink; it is a source of purification for......

  Anar shares healthy snack options you can make yo  Rykurself with Kelsey McEwen on CTV’s Your Morning show...

Keeping our blood sugars in check is not only important for those living with diabetes; we should all strive to keep our blood sugars balanced! Having steady blood sugars prevents the highs and lows associated with blood sugar spikes. Eating foods with a quick energy......

We all know that fried food isn’t good for our health. Making healthy changes is challenging when our tradition and culture embraces the intake of fried foods when breaking fast during the month of Ramadan. Avoiding fried food during the month of fasting is not......

The May long weekend is the unofficial start to Ontario’s gardening season! If you have been thinking about growing some vegetables and herbs this year keep reading to find out how to get started! There are so many amazing benefits of growing a vegetable garden such......

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Our culture is completely consumed with slowing down aging and increasing longevity, but growing old is 100% unavoidable. Aging is a natural process and unfortunately, even though we cannot stop it, we can slow it down. There are several measures you can take regardless of......

  Gogi berries – Goji berries come from a plant that’s grown throughout Asia. This berry has been touted to have many benefits ranging from anti-cancer and anti-aging properties, improve eyesight and fertility, and helping to reduce inflammation. And while several preliminary laboratory and animal......

  While diet coke may be calorie free, it is not a healthy choice. Instead of sugar, diet sodas are sweetened with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, cyclamate, saccharin, acesulfame-k or sucralose. Dark cola beverages (Coke, Pepsi, Dr, Pepper) add caffeine and phosphoric acid, both can......

  A sandwich is a popular choice for midday meals they are quick and a portable way to stay fueled. To make your sandwich work for you and your health goals, here are some healthy twits on some great classics. Peanut butter and jelly: This......

  The main difference between juicing and blending (smoothies) is that with juicing you are extracting the fiber and when making smoothies you are using the entire fruit and vegetable. With juicing the pros are that the vitamins and antioxidants reach your body very quickly.......

 

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