The Health Benefits and Risks of the Flexitarian Diet

Flexitarian is a combination of the words vegetarian and flexible. Often referred to as casual vegetarianism, it is an increasingly popular diet that focuses on reducing your carbon footprint and…

The Research Backed Health Benefits of Cinnamon

The aroma of cinnamon is warm and calming, causing visions of hot cinnamon rolls fresh from the oven. It is commonly used in desserts like churros or french toast and…

How Many Calories Should I Eat In a Day?

Calories are seen as the villain that contributes to our weight gain. However in dietary terms they are the units of energy that our food provides us. When we consumer…

At-Home Leg Blaster Workout

Leg exercises target your body’s largest muscles groups. Many athletes and healthy living enthusiasts dread leg days, for good reason. The size of the muscle groups makes the recovery period…

Iron and Your Health

Introduction Iron is a mineral that the body needs for growth and development1. Your body uses iron to make hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the protein found in red blood cells and…

Wonder Women Workout from Home

Gal Gadot’s trainer, Mark Twight, created a HIIT style workout to help transform her body into super hero form. I’ve modified the workout slightly so that it can be done…

Muscles of the Arm: Anatomy and Function

Nothing beats a great pair of arms. Although abs and quads look great at the beach, developing your arm muscles can turn heads even when you are fully clothed. Most…

12 Minute Equipment Free Leg Workout

When you think of leg exercises, your mind goes straight to squats and deadlifts. However, there are hundreds of leg exercises that you can do and most of them can…

Exercise Doesn’t Have to Be Hard. Read These 7 Tips

Starting your exercise journey can be overwhelming. There is so much information available and you can be self conscious about how you look or your knowledge level. The good news…

Minerals: Their Functions and Sources

Micronutrients and macronutrients are the two major classes of nutrients found in the food we eat. Macro means big, thus macronutrients make up the bulk of the nutrition in the…

Everything You Need to Know About Cholesterol

People view cholesterol as being the villain of our diets. However, it is more important than most people realize. Cholesterol Is vital for the formation of our cell membranes, hormone…

Ginger: Research Proven Health Benefits

Ginger is easily one of my favorite flavours to use in the kitchen. It provides a zing to sweet and savory dishes that enhances the flavours. Caribbean, Indian, Asian cuisines…

Intuitive Eating: A Diet That Focuses on Body Positivity

It seems like every week there is another diet trend that people are jumping on. Most of the time, these diets are marketed as ways you can lose fat within…

Core Workout: Intense 9 minute Equipment Free Routine

If you are looking to train your core, you are in for some good news. There are hundreds of exercises to choose from and many require no equipment. Training your…