Iron: the Vegetarian Way

March 10th, 2015

Ironically, many foods eaten by vegans are superior to animal-derived foods. For example, you would have to eat more than 1700 calories of sirloin steak to get the same amount of iron as found in 100 calories of spinach (1 cup of cooked spinach, cooked contains 6.4 milligrams of iron).

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Surviving a Sport Injury: A Guide for Healing.

March 5th, 2015

Here’s the harsh reality. Even with the best physical and mental preparation, injuries will happen. They are an inherent risk in any adventurous sport. However, it’s your reaction to the injury that affects your ability to heal. And the sooner you heal, the sooner you can return to your sport. You can choose to suffer, but you can also choose to heal.

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How to Minimize Overeating with these Five Essential Steps

February 17th, 2014

We all have moments where our inner wolf takes over and we lose ourselves and become addicted. There are many shades of addiction: alcohol, gambling, and shopping to name a few. Most of these addictions can be viewed as supplementary to our lifestyles and not absolutely necessary for human survival. Food, however, is something we cannot live without.

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Greening Your Life

October 15th, 2013

Just like any other endeavour, a desire to improve your lifestyle requires some work. I know that I can’t fully eliminate all toxic products from my life and environment, but I feel like the changes I have made so far are making an impact on my health and the environment. Don’t get me wrong, this is not a success formula to live longer, stay young forever, or become a better person; but rather it’s an alert to take action to reduce some obvious toxic dangers in your house.

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How to Improve Your Life & Bring Your Mind Into a State of Equanimity.

April 23rd, 2013

Our knee-jerk reactions tend to be based on the ‘obvious’ values of the world around us; the bigger picture, beyond our control, contains a re-freshly difference wisdom. As your mind becomes more refined, with practice, you know what is the right action and this is the practice of yoga…

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Six Essential Steps for Your Perfect Vacation Day.

April 22nd, 2013

My suggestions include down-to-earth yoga practice to restore harmony, rejuvenating self treatments, and exercise, along with nourishing meals in the form of a nourishing breakfast, and really delish veggie soup ideal for lunch or supper.

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7 Tips for Skin Care & How to Put Your Best Face Forward.

April 18th, 2013

Aging skin is biological rather than chronological. The process can be delayed or even reversed with a holistic, natural approach that includes optimal diet, lifestyle and product choices.

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Seven basic tips: What to Wear to Your First Yoga Class

April 16th, 2013

If you are considering starting yoga classes but are not sure about what kind of clothes to wear, here are a few tips to help you out.

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Five Essential Tips for Stressful Seasonal Cleanse

October 20th, 2012

Don’t get me wrong, the body has a robust mechanism for cleansing and digesting. It’s just that, as I mentioned, we tend to overload ourselves with toxic air, food, products and thoughts. So if you haven’t done so, I would recommend an easy cleanse. Please consult your doctor if you have any health issues. You should definitely educate yourself as much as you can and do your own homework before you get started on a program. Another very important part is to keep reflecting on how you feel throughout the cleanse, and adjust what you’re doing accordingly.

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Five Healthy Breakfast Ideas in less than 15 minutes.

July 20th, 2012

Next time you are thinking of getting a croissant, instead choose a savory, protein-filled breakfast to nourish yourself for the day.

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