What is Metabolism and How to Enhance Yours

What is Metabolism?

 This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.

 You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean?

 Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do.

 Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay […]

3 Ways to Prevent Overeating at Meals

 

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing.

And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance.

 It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days.

 But it doesn’t always stop there.

 Sometimes we overeat on regular days.  Or at regular meals.  Or All. The. Time.

 Here are three tips to avoid overeating at meals.

 (Psst, turn these into habits and ditch the willpower!)

 

Tip #1: Start with some water

 When your stomach is growling and you […]

Enjoying the Holidays without Sacrificing Your Health Goals

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The holidays are such a fun, special and busy time of year. I love all the family gatherings, exploring different restaurants and allowing myself to indulge as much as the next girl. I don’t, however, love the tired and bloated feeling I get during this time.

Below are some ways I use to stay healthy and I encourage you to try out some of these simple recommendations to avoid throwing all your hard […]

Sleepy Tea Recipe with Turmeric, Passionflower and Honey

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If you really start to think about it, what’s the one thing that always seems to mess up your health goals? The lack of energy, irritability, cravings, inability to stick to your healthy eating, and so on, can most likely all be blamed on a crappy night of sleep.

If you are feeling stuck in a rut and don’t know where to start, then my suggestion is to focus on your sleep for […]

Top Natural Ways to Relieve Constipation

organic papaya for constipation

Constipation is one of the most unpleasant digestive disturbances to cope with especially when it’s occurring regularly. Constipation is uncomfortable and can leave you feeling bloated and irritated until you have a bowel movement. Digestive disturbances are one of those taboo topics that no one likes talking about, however, in the world of Holistic Nutrition, healthy elimination is a frequent topic because it is so vitally important to our […]

The Energy Fix: Top Energy Vampires ~ And How to Ditch Them!

We all get bogged down from time to time and quite often it happens to us even when are not aware. When you are constantly feeling drained it might be time to take a look at what exactly is bringing you down.

There are some obvious reasons, like not eating enough calories, getting enough sleep and not giving yourself enough time to rest and rejuvenate, but daily fatigue is not normal. Check these energy vampires and see […]

Food as Medicine: Protecting the Skin with Antioxidants + Blueberry Tahini Dressing Recipe

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As summer is approaching we start thinking about the beach, beautiful weather, barbecues, summer cocktails, relaxing and […]

The Energy Fix: Top Energy Vampires ~ And How to Ditch Them!

We all get bogged down from time to time and quite often it happens to us even when are not aware. When you are constantly feeling drained it might be time to take a look at what exactly is bringing you down.

There are some obvious reasons, like not eating enough calories, getting enough sleep and not giving yourself enough time to rest and […]

Holistic Nutrition + Healthy Eating Cooking Classes ~ White Rock, South Surrey

Hello My Dear Readers,

I have some exciting news for you folks! I’m cooking, and you’re invited!

A series of 3 cooking + nutrition classes is scheduled for May 21, 28, and June 4th in beautiful ‪White Rock‬, British Columbia and I hope you can make it. Get all the details here: http://bit.ly/AOKCookingClasses

We’ll cover digestive health, healthy comfort food and desserts, and superfoods for energy.

I only do these types of […]