Inflammation and Heart Disease

Inflammation and Heart Disease

Heart disease is on the rise worldwide. It’s a serious chronic (long-term) condition.

It’s considered a “lifestyle” disease. This means that it tends to occur in people with certain lifestyles (i.e. not-so-awesome nutrition and exercise habits, etc.).

Heart disease is also linked with excess body fat, as well as inflammation.

While there are several links and risk factors, today we’re going to talk specifically about inflammation. Then I’ll give you some tips how to improve your nutrition and lifestyle.

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Uses and Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Uses and Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

You may have heard a bit of buzz lately around apple cider vinegar, and there are many reasons it deserves to be the apple of your eye. Apple cider vinegar offers lots of health benefits and is pretty versatile. I like to include it in my cooking and baking, but it has so many other uses, including as a tonic for its potent health benefits. So what exactly is apple cider vinegar? It is quite simply fermented apple cider. By fermenting the apple cider, beneficial probiotics and enzymes are generated that your body will soak up with love!

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Probiotics for Moods and Stress? YES!

Probiotics for Moods and Stress? YES!

What do you do when your mood is off or you’re stressed to the max?

Eat ice cream? Binge watch Netflix? Call your bestie?

After reading this article, you may consider yogurt, a handful of walnuts, or maybe even some dark chocolate as your go-to mood-boosters and stress-busters.

Today, we’ll unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between your gut health and moods/stress.

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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

It’s almost Christmas time!

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year. I love getting together with friends and family, and taking some time to relax and enjoy some quiet time. It’s the time of year when we see the first snowfall, delight in all the bright Christmas lights, and snuggle up on the sofa drinking hot cacao while watching Christmas movies and playing board games with family and friends. (Or, at least, that’s how it is in my house!)

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