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Self Love – Self Care

Ah, February, the month of love.  A time to focus on matters of the heart and emphasize the importance of love in our lives…  And what love could be more important than self-love? More and more we are seeing the value of self-love and how it has far reaching effects into almost every realm of our lives.  When we hold ourselves in high esteem we are more likely to maintain happy and healthy relationships, discover and pursue our passions, cultivate empathy, compassion and gratitude and make healthier decisions.  The simplest and most far-reaching way we can exercise mindful self-care is through our food choices and the decisions we making in regards to how we choose to nourish ourselves?

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Carly Wall
January Immunity Essentials

Post holiday blues got you feeling down and in the dumps?  We know this can be a tough time of year with the short days, lack of sunlight,  and the associated mid-winter lack of energy. Although Mother Nature is out of our control, there are a few things you can do to boost your mood and feel better throughout these long winter months.  Did you know that what we put in our bodies has a huge effect on how we feel?

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Carly Wall
Season’s Eatings!

It's true, we get it, the holidays can be tricky!  And staying healthy this time of year can be particularly challenging.  Family obligations, potlucks, holiday baking and the general chaos of holiday season can get the best of us (despite our good intentions!).  Luckily, we have a few tips to help you make it through without compromising your health and nutrition goals!  Here are some of our Holiday Health Hacks to help you stay on track!

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Carly Wall
King Kale

Of all the super healthy leafy greens out there, kale is definitely king!  This cruciferous veggie is loaded with all sorts of beneficial compounds making it one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet.  One cup of kale comes with 14% of your daily calcium, 659% of daily vitamin A and more than 900% of your daily vitamin K!  Filled with essential vitamins and minerals, kale is known for promoting bone health, detoxifying the body, supporting wellbeing of the skin, helping with blood clotting, is full of powerful antioxidants, helps with reducing cholesterol and can help to promote healthy weight loss!  It’s no wonder we love this delicious and versatile veggie so much.

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Carly Wall
Fall Immunity Essentials

It’s time to admit it, fall is here and it’s here to stay. And whether you’re rejoicing in the pumpkin patches or preparing for six months of hibernation, the cold weather means cold season. Not to worry though, we’ve got you covered! Here are a few of our favourite goodies to help you get ahead of those sneaky colds and boost your immune system.

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Carly Wall