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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

By: Lidvina Rajabalan, BA, MA and Holistic Nutritionist in training

Check out Lidvina's Blog here: www.livhealth.wordpress.com

 


Butternut squash is one of my favourite types of gourds because of its velvety texture, subtle natural flavours and its off-the-wall nutrient density. I enjoy it all throughout the fall and ...

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The Benefits of a Spring Detox

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)


 

By: Lidvina Rajabalan, BA, MA and Holistic Nutritionist in training

Check out Lidvina's Blog:  www.livhealth.wordpress.com


With spring just under a month away, many of us are thinking about the wonderful changes ahead from warmer temperatures to lighter clothing to the first local crops of the season. Ju...

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The Healthy Glow of Dry Brushing

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Jessa Wright YTT, BA, Nutritional Consultant


What is the largest organ of the body? The skin. The skin plays a role in protection against illness, elimination of toxins, and the skin will show the first signs of imbalance in the body. Wow, those are critical factors that our skin is responsible for! One of the best ways to t...

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How To Boost Your Immune System in 5 Steps

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)


By: Jessa Wright YTT, BA, Nutritional Consultant

As we brave the – 30oC weather, we know winter is here and in full force. This is the season where it feels like everyone around you has a cold or the flu: coughing, sneezing, and germs exchanged with every interaction. If you’re anything like me, being sick is one of your ...

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Coconut Maca Balls - A Superfood Dessert

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Jessa Wright YTT, BA, Nutritional Consultant


As a woman with a love of chocolate, I am always looking for new ways to curb my sweet tooth when that chocolate craving hits. These coconut maca balls are a slight variation of Joyous Health’s Sexy Maca Balls. The difference? Roll them in coconut for extra sweetness and skip th...

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Health Benefits of Belly Dancing

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Anna Wrona CAHP & CNP




All types of exercises and the different dancing styles have health benefits. Some target specific areas of the body and some are more fun to do than others. Belly dancing has many health benefits. Here are just a few that I have found.


Improves posture

Strength...

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Scrumptious Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (2)

By: Caroline Mackey, CNP & PT


Scrumptious Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes


Makes: 6 large or 10-12 small pancakes


Combine in a medium sized bowl:

3/4 cup ground almonds

3/4 cup gluten free flour mix

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp fine sea salt

2 tsp cinnamon (add more as yo...

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5 Foods for Thyroid Health

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (1)

By: Lidvina Rajabalan, BA, MA and Holistic Nutritionist in training


Source: www.thyroid.mercola.com

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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the throat and is responsible for so many key functions in the body including cardiovascular health, f...

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3 Amazing Benefits of Salt

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

By: BA, MA and Holistic Nutritionist in training

Source: www.collective-evolution.com

Check out Lidvina's Blog: www.livhealth.wordpress.com


Salt is vital to human health for its multiple benefits ranging from supporting energy production in the body to helping us preserve food. Humans have known the benefits of salt for ...

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Honestly Healthy Hummus Recipe

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

By:  Jessa Wright YTT, BA, Nutritional Consultant


Honestly Healthy Hummus!


Ingredients:


5 Sun-dried tomatoes (organic, sulfite-free)

2 tbsp tahini 1 can chickpeas (BPA free)

2 garlic cloves

¼ cup filtered water

1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon


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