Do you need some helpful tips to successfully implement healthy dietary habits? Are you worried that it is too difficult to achieve? Well, this is not so! Here are some of my expert tips which I hope will prove that healthy does not have to be hard…and honestly, it’s not!

 

As a way to promote eco-friendly practices, clients can now help in collecting hard to recycle waste and aid collection efforts for the Terracycle recycling program.

It’s Valentine's Day and many of us will see a crescendo-like increase of our spending on boxes of chocolates. The goal of the purchase: to entice the palette of our amourous prey with a fleeting romantic gesture. Perhaps, you will even whisper in your beloved's ear its  ‘heart-health’ benefits, as you share the pleasure of its consumption. But, is it really that healthy? Perhaps we underestimate how much we should eat to ‘benefit” from its so-called nutritious properties. Let’s examine this story a little closer.

 

No, the apparently convenient ‘nutrition in a box’ does not rival the completeness of a healthy plate. All too quickly, one may forget, by the temptation of the latest and most popular supplement, that food delivers a synergistic effect from the combination of the beneficial nutrients they contain. In this purchase, what is also forgotten is the importance of learning how to implement successfully healthy dietary habits and to understand what purchases to make at a grocery store. Hence, supplements are not a substitute for a healthy diet but rather an aid when necessary. However, some vitamins may be insufficient if coming from diet alone. This is the case for vitamin D  and, for women of childbearing age, the addition of folic acid and iron