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Stay hydrated with water-rich foods this summer

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It’s hot out there, and with that in mind, it’s so important to keep hydrated. While I previously posted about how to add more water to your day for better hydration, let’s face it, plain water can get a little boring. The good news is that there are other ways to keep hydrated. For example, by eating water-rich foods. *Fun …

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Top tips to stay healthy this summer

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Helloooo, summer! It’s a time to relax, get outside, and enjoy time with favourite people. And maybe some bad habits sneak in… For me, the summer can be a bit of a battle of wanting to stay healthy but also want to have that extra drink (or three.) But I do believe we should give ourselves the space to indulge …

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Nine Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

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I will start this blog post off by saying you will never go wrong with adding a variety of fruits and vegetables to your diet. Fruits and veggies contain a variety of beneficial nutrients, though the type determines which nutrients it contains and in what amounts. This mighty duo is generally super-rich in fibre, vitamins, and minerals.  They also provide …

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Green Detox Smoothie

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I love smoothies. They are such a versatile way of staying hydrated, nourished and energized. I especially love green smoothies, but I know they get a bad rap for taste — particularly when the word ‘detox’ is included. I may be biased, but I think this green detox smoothie is delicious, and I hope you enjoy it as much as …

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Tips for Drinking More Water to Stay Hydrated

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Water is a miracle liquid. It’s not only how we stay hydrated, but did you know your body is composed of two-thirds water? We actually need to consume water every day so that our bodies can do what they need to do. For example, water helps the body eliminate toxic substances, produce digestive enzymes, maintain healthy skin, hair, and organs… …

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Tasty Easy Baked Chicken

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Chicken is one of my favourite meats to incorporate into a balanced diet. It’s a great lean protein, and chicken breast, in particular, is a filling, versatile meat that can be cooked and flavoured any way you can think of. Looking at a cooked chicken breast, you wouldn’t necessarily think there’s a lot of protein. But one boneless, skinless chicken …

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The Four Steps to a Healthy Fridge

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What’s in your fridge? When you commit to clean and healthy eating, taking care of your fridge is just as important as taking care of your body for your fitness journey. It houses your fuel. And… a lot of the time, many things that don’t need to be in there. It’s time to spring clean your way to a healthy …

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Healthy Quinoa Salad

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Have you ever tried quinoa? Pronounced KEY-nwah, this nutrient-rich superfood isn’t a grain, but a seed — though often labeled as whole-grain and prepared similarly to rice and oatmeal. It’s an overall healthy option to bulk out a salad and add to your healthy carbs roster. A quinoa salad is possibly one of my favourite things to eat in the …

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The Principles of Clean Eating

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Like many, I have tried a slew of diets over the years with little success. However, the one style I really resonated with was Clean Eating Habits — and it stuck. For the last decade, these habits have helped me to maintain my body weight, gain lean muscle, and live my life feeling nourished and energized! Unless it’s for medical …