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Obeso-what? How our environment is making us fat!

What is an obesogen? Are you eating healthy, exercising and still not losing weight? Your environment may actually be to blame!  Many people do not realize the impact that the environment can have on our hormones, and that many chemicals actually have the capability of disrupting hormones and preventing weight loss.  Our hormones help us pro ...

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Tackling Your Sugar Cravings !

Can we really be addicted to sugar? The answer is Definitely! Eating too much sugar leads to an increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, increased blood sugar (diabetes), and increased cholesterol).  So how can you combat your cravings?  Exercise Decreases food cravings Increases restraint when highly cra ...

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The Doctor's Kitchen- 10 Foods You'll Always Find in my kitchen!

1 - Beets Beets are a great source of antioxidants, folate, magnesium, fibre, vitamin C and helps your liver in its detox pathways! I love adding regular cooked or pickled beets to salads, or just to eat on their own! 2- Avocado  Avocado has tons of healthy fats which help to keep you fuller, longer. I love adding avocado to my salads by itself ...

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Keeping sane and stress free! (as much as possible..)

So midterm season has finally ended (thank god), and these past few weeks of studying have caused LOTS of stress and sleepless nights, not to mention cortisol levels THROUGH the roof (typical student life, I know). It seems that especially as a student, this comes in very distinct waves. The semester begins, everyone is relaxed, healthy eating, exercising an ...

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How about choosing to be happy?

We've all been told (more than once I'm sure) that the keys to longevity are "eat healthy, exercise, don't smoke and sleep well". Well these are all physical choices that we can actively make on a daily basis in order to increase our longevity, but what about our emotional choices? What if we just choose to be happy? Today I read an article by Dr Brian Go ...

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Hydration is key!

Many people don't give it a second thought, but water can be one of, if not the most important factor in maintaining good health! I thought I drank enough water, but it wasn't until I started making an active attempt at increasing my water intake that I started to notice a huge difference! Increasing water intake not only keeps you hydrated, but hydrat ...

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