wellness-blog

  • The keto diet made simple! Learn everything you need to know about keto: what it is, what you can eat, the side effects and more.

    The Ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carbohydrate diet which forces the body to burn fats (Ketones) rather than carbohydrates (Glucose). To summarize, this diet is: high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrate.

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  • It’s that time of year again—resolution season.  As we all know, it can be tough to stick to resolutions, especially wellness goals. Whether you are looking to lose weight, be more active, get stronger, or simply feel healthier this year, we want to make that journey easier for you.  Here are some of our top ideas to help you create habits that last. Ask someone to keep you accountable Goals are always more manageable when you’re working toward them with someone else. This year identify a person in your life who would be comfortable keeping you accountable to your resolutions....

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  •   With the temperatures dropping and the snow here to stay, this can be a tough season to keep up an active lifestyle. If you’re looking for ideas to help you stick to your wellness goals this winter, we’ve got you covered. These activities will get you out of the house, and get you moving, too. And who knows? You might even have some fun along the way. Skating Would it be an Ottawa winter without a skate on the canal? Skating is an ideal outdoor activity to help you keep your body in tip top shape during the colder...

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  • What better way to start the holiday season than with ten days of Kardish deals? Starting December 1, 2020, we will be sharing a new daily deal to help you save some money while buying more sustainable, natural, local gifts. Here are the items you can expect to save on over the coming days. Get ready to stock up!    Dec 1:Lily's Chocolate Bars 2 for $10  Dec 2: Kardish Vitamin C $23.99  Dec 3: Kardish Coconut oil $7.99 Dec 4: Kardish Hand sanitizing Gel 350 ml 14.99 100ml $4.99 Dec 5: Stash Tea   Stash Organic or Seasonal 2 for $10.00...

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  • Let’s introduce you to another one of our employees. Meet Athena, our talented team member at Barrhaven. She is Vietnamese and born and raised in Ottawa. She’s also one of our youngest team members! Athena is a senior in high school, who’s super excited to graduate this coming spring. Given how covid has changed our social gatherings, Athena hopes to have a normal graduation next year. Her plans after graduation include enrolling in the royal military college and studying psychology.  Athena started working at Kardish as a co-op student in our accounting department and before completing her placement, she was...

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  • Everyone wants great skin, but the world of skincare can be intimidating, to say the least. With so many products out there to choose from, where do you start? Caring for your skin doesn’t have to be frustrating. In fact, once you develop your own routine and find products that work for you, it can be a fantastic form of daily self care.  Ready to give it a go? Here’s our quick guide to starting your skincare routine from scratch. Clean First, clean your face with a high-quality cleanser that suits your skin type. Cleansers fall into a few different...

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