wellness-blog

  • We all know that we need to be getting more exercise, but it’s not always easy to fit it in. On hectic days, there often isn’t time to add a complete workout that includes strength training and cardio. The good news? There are plenty of ways to integrate activity naturally into your day—without changing into workout gear and heading to the gym.

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  • If you’re committing to a ketogenic diet this year, congratulations! Keto can be a great tool to help you work toward your health goals and keep your body at its best. Here are some of our favourite natural foods that also happen to be keto.

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  • 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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  •   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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  • When we talk about wellness, we often contain the conversation to diet and exercise, and forget one of the most vital componentssleep. A good night’s sleep is an integral element of a healthy lifestyle. 

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  • At some point, I’m almost certain that we’ve all heard these terms uttered at some motivational seminar or yoga class: Work-life balance. A balanced diet. Balanced living. It seems that everyone is after some kind of balance in their life and I can’t blame them! If you count yourself among those on the hunt, you may want to consider identifying your Ayurvedic dosha and set out on your way to a healthy, balanced lifestyle.  Thousands of years before motivational seminars preached balance, Ayurveda, the ancient Hindu system of nutrition, was developed. The “science of life” focused on the two guiding...

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