wellness-blog

  • At this time of year, we all have go-to comfort foods to help us survive the chilly weather and shorter days. 

    But it’s not always easy to enjoy your favorite comfort foods while also maintaining a healthy diet. If you’re looking for more healthy options this winter, here are some comfortingbut surprisingly nutritiousmeal ideas to warm up your body and your soul.

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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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  •   If you’ve committed to going keto this year, you are likely more than prepared to drastically change your way of eating. But an unexpected challenge for many keto eaters is finding recipes that others in your household will enjoy. Luckily, it’s not as tough as you might expect. From breakfast to appetizers, here are some of our best meal ideas that are guaranteed to please everyone in your family.   Frittata Eggs are a ketogenic diet’s best friend, and you can’t go wrong with a tasty frittata. They’re so simple to make, and the variations are endless. Try different...

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  • BY: AMY WILSON Adjusting to the “new norm” of COVID-19 has led to a drastic increase in hygiene practices. To protect our health, businesses and organizations are following protocols and adhering to recommendations made for our safety. Unfortunately, a lot of these hygiene practices include harsh disinfectants and chemicals that kill off our natural microflora. While we still learn about this emerging new disease, it is definitely important that we take all measures to protect ourselves and others. However, to keep ourselves safe, it is also vitally important that we keep our immune system strong. In order to do this,...

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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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