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Health and Fitness is Making a Mess

2019-06-11T09:34:29-08:00June 11th, 2019|For Women, Health|

How the health and fitness industry is causing harm by attaching morality-based judgments to food and fitness. Would you prefer to listen to the article? Use the player below, download it, or use iTunes. An unfortunate union has formed: Health and fitness has entwined with morality. This couple has forged a bond that’s challenging to…

Feeling Beat Up after Workouts? How to Use Reps in Reserve (Correctly).

2019-05-17T19:43:32-08:00May 17th, 2019|For Women, Health|

Would you rather listen to this article? Use the player below, download it, or use iTunes. One potential reason for feeling beat up after workouts is from pushing the intensiveness of the exercises too far. Done with many exercises for several consecutive workouts (or weeks of workouts), pushing each set to the near limit may…

Food Allergy Awareness Month – May 2019

2019-05-04T17:39:44-08:00May 4th, 2019|For Women, Health|

Written by Gaby Burt-D’Agnillo, BSc Nutrition Candidate Reviewed by Andrea Miller MHSc, RD May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada. To raise awareness and educate the public, let’s talk about food allergies, symptoms, and common food allergens in Canada. Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance Food allergies are caused by a reaction of the body’s…

How to Get Back to Working Out after a Break

2019-04-30T06:44:23-08:00April 30th, 2019|For Women, Health|

Would you rather listen to this article? Use the player below, download it, or use iTunes.  Getting back into a workout routine can seem more challenging than starting one for the first time. Depending on how long the break from working out was, the results you worked so hard to achieve may have diminished; the…

Bone Building Nutrients Part 2: Other Nutrients

2019-03-28T17:55:57-08:00March 28th, 2019|For Women, Health|

Written by Erika Martin BSc Nutrition Candidate Reviewed by Andrea Miller MHSc, RD This month, we are looking at the importance of maintaining bone health to reduce the risks of osteoporosis, falls and fractures. As mentioned in our previous post, two key nutrients in maintaining healthy, strong bones are Calcium and Vitamin D. While these…

Bone Building Nutrients: Calcium and Vitamin D

2019-03-22T14:59:10-08:00March 22nd, 2019|For Women, Health|

By Gaby Burt-D’Agnillo, BSc Nutrition Candidate Reviewed by Andrea Miller MHSc, RD Maintaining bone health as you age is important to prevent your risk of osteoporosis, falls, and fractures. This month, we are talking about key nutrients that will keep your bones strong and healthy: Calcium and Vitamin D! Calcium is an important mineral that…

How to Deal with Negative Comments about Your Body

2019-03-19T03:27:30-08:00March 19th, 2019|For Women, Health|

Would you rather listen to this article? Use the player below, download it, or use iTunes. We want others to find us attractive; we want to be desirable. We may even, perhaps, want them to be envious of our hard-earned, properly-placed curves we’ve achieved … or that we’re currently striving to achieve. Why? Why do…

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