Welcome to our blog, where we offer our insight and advice on common areas of challenge, frequently asked questions, and other health related hot topics. We hope you learn a few key things while you’re here that spark your motivation to lead a healthy and full life. Happy reading!

Prize Winning Porridge Toppings

Prize Winning Porridge Toppings

As you’ve very likely heard and/or noticed personally, both oats and oatmeal provide us with special digestive benefits – this is largely due to this foods viscosity (or thickness). To get a little technical, while keeping things simple overall, the thickness of the food we eat impacts its rate of flow through our gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Too little viscosity means too quick of a flow (and resulting reduced blood sugar regulation by the body) – with the opposite also holding true. Slow and steady digestion has many far reaching benefits to our health and feelings of wellbeing that go beyond healthy blood sugar regulation & appetite control – but as these two are big ones, we’ll focus our attention here.
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Master Healthy Grilling with These Tips

Master Healthy Grilling with These Tips

Think grilling season is synonymous with high calorie eats? Think again! By nature, barbecuing is actually a very health promoting and figure friendly cooking technique to embrace. We love that minimal cooking oil is needed to keep the food from sticking to the grill and excess fat from meats used has the opportunity to drip off the grates; not to mention the food produced is typically absolutely delicious! But some care must be taken in the methods you use/ what you grill to ensure barbecuing supports you in achieving your health and body composition goals. Whether your menu includes simple burgers or something more elaborate, a little preparation can help you serve up a healthy meal…
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Targeting Tummy Trouble

Targeting Tummy Trouble

Though you may have a good sense over-all which foods work well for you and your body on a daily basis, it seems inevitable that even the most sensitivity-aware of us will come down with the occasional stomach upset. And especially during the eventful summer months, experiencing discomfort in this way can really put a damper on our plans. Food can often be the best medicine and has been used as such for thousands of years with great success - so let's talk specifics...
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Spring Clean Your Food Environment

Spring Clean Your Food Environment

As longer and notably warmer days slowly become more of a mainstay in our lives (buh bye winter weather!), one room in your house is usually begging for a little attention – you’ve got it! We're referring to your faithful food environment; namely your pantry, fridge, and freezer. While spreading the love in the kitchen is always encouraged, the entry of consistent spring weather strikes us as the ideal time to give the nourishing center of your home a solid once over. With a kitchen full of nutritious fresh and frozen foods you’ll be able to make regular nutritionally sound meal choices to foster a foundation for optimal health.
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The Importance of Meal Prep

The Importance of Meal Prep

There’s little debate that meal prep can be our saving grace when we’re working to establish health promoting, sustainable eating habits; and maintaining a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be time consuming or difficult! With a little bit of planning and preparation you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish.
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