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January 30, 2020

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January 30, 2020

Recipe Of The Month: Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

“Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or pita bread, with lettuce and tomato. Other raw, chopped vegetables can be substituted for the celery. Your favorite salad dressing can be substituted for the mayo.” Ingredients 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried dill weed salt and pepper to […]
January 30, 2020

The Two Types Of Arthritis

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND   When there is persistent joint pain occurring in one or more of our joints, we often term that condition as arthritis. That is because arthritis when defined means “the pain, stiffness and inflammation of joints.” But did you know there are many types of arthritis?  In this article, we discuss two of the most common types of arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis. They may both […]
January 30, 2020

Know Your Target Heart Rates for Exercise, Losing Weight and Health

What should your heart rate be when working out, and how can you keep track of it? Our simple chart will help keep you in the target training zone, whether you want to lose weight or just maximize your workout. Find out what normal resting and maximum heart rates are for your age and how exercise intensity and other factors affect heart rate. How do you get your heart rate […]
January 30, 2020

What Is the Coronavirus?

The health headline dominating this month has been the coronavirus. Like a supervillain, this virus appeared out of nowhere and has made its presence felt. As of January 30, it has caused a total of 8100 infections and 170 deaths in China, causing the WHO to declare it a global health emergency.  How did the coronavirus begin and what is this strange virus that is causing so much havoc around […]
December 25, 2019

Paleo Omelet Muffins

“Muffins in a cup! Easy, yummy, and best of all hearty.” Ingredients 8 eggs 8 ounces cooked ham, crumbled 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup diced onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 8 muffin cups or line with paper liners. Beat eggs together in a large bowl. Mix ham, bell pepper, […]
December 25, 2019

Prevent Winter Slip Ups!

STAY STANDING THIS WINTER! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! Walk like a penguin The penguin waddle helps you keep a center of gravity over the […]
December 25, 2019

The Healthiest Foods Available At Tim Hortons

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes it becomes difficult to eat healthy. This is why we have compiled a list of four healthy food options from Tim Hortons. These foods are not as healthy as eating at home, but they do provide options for when you have limited time to prepare a home-cooked meal.  Real Cheese and Egg Sandwich With Lettuce and Tomato on an English Muffin. […]
December 25, 2019

This Book Helped Me Run 5K Every Morning For A Month

It’s incredible what a good book can teach you. Running was an activity I found difficult to do consistently.  That was until I read the story of David Goggins.  It was not until I read  “Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind And Defy The Odds’, written by the Navy Seal David Goggins, that I truly started to appreciate running. After reading this book and discovering the author’s incredible journey did […]
November 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: The BBBB

You are probably wondering what BBBB stands for, it is the: Black Bean Breakfast Bowl Now that the cat is out of the bag, here is how to make it: “A quick breakfast if you’re trying to avoid carbs.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 eggs, beaten 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 avocado, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup salsa salt and ground black pepper to […]
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