The True Health Benefits of Exercise

“Move more” has been a common mantra for health for decades. But, what does that even mean? What kind of exercise counts? How much do I need? 

Maybe the biggest question here is: “What are the true health benefits, anyway?” 

In this week's post, I want to share with you the real, proven health benefits of exercise. Because there are some; there actually are lots!

Plus, if you do heavy workouts and need a replenishing drink, I’ve included a delicious recipe for you too.

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Protein - How Much is Enough?

Most nutrition and health practitioners agree that protein is critical for health. Protein is essential for muscles, bones, organs, enzymes, hormones, etc.

So how much do you need to eat?

While there may be “standard” recommendations, they don’t apply to everyone. There are at least three different groups of people who need more than the standard recommendation. Are you one of those people?

In today's post, I talk about protein recommendations and list the amount of protein in many common foods. Then I have a fantastic recipe for tonight's dinner.

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The Coconut Oil Craze - Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

Everyone seems to be talking about coconut oil these days. It's almost as if it is a miracle cure for everything!

But if you want to know what’s really true about coconut oil, you’ll have to read my post.

Spoiler alert: Not only should you jump on the bandwagon, but I’ll let you know three reasons why it can actually help you with fat loss. And I’ll share an AMAZING recipe for a dessert that I guarantee you’ll love!

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Dessert or breakfast? Here's a Healthy Gluten Free Guilt Free Treat

We all get a sweet tooth sometimes and that`s OK. I love having fruit when I get a sweet craving. Sometimes, you want a little more though!

For the past few years since I did a detox diet for a month and went gluten free, I tried Liberté Greek Yogurt, and ever since then I`ve been hooked! I started making these berry bowls first as a dessert and then as an on the go snack. Here are 2 of my favourite recipes and one of the very first recipes I fell in love with!

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