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301, 2017

[Part 1/3 Video series]: 3 Strategies to Stop your Struggle with Food Over The Holidays

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you tired of making the same new years resolutions year after year?

Do you wish  you could control yourself at potlucks, buffets, and in front of your holiday baking?

Are you ready to create change in your life?
If you answered yes to any of those questions:
You’re in the right place.
The Holiday season is here. And so are the cookies, and the alcohol… This can be a stressful time for those who feel they have little control around […]

301, 2017

5 Non-Stressful Tips To Help You Eat Healthy When You Feel Depressed

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many people who feel depressed lose energy and interest, including a loss of interest in eating.

Whereas others may end up dealing with their emotions by overeating or eating comforting high-fat, high-sugar foods.

Both scenarios can make coping more difficult.

Eating well, along with other self-care habits when you aren’t feeling well mentally, can help tremendously.
So why does it feel so hard to do?
We associate some foods with enjoyment, comfort, and happiness. So over time, we create habits of turning to food […]

3108, 2016

3 Reasons Your Weight Loss Goal Makes You Unhappy

By |August 31st, 2016|Live Light|0 Comments

Have you ever been so motivated to reach a goal it almost…. hurts? I know I have.

2608, 2016

4 Mistakes Busy Women Make That Keep Them From Losing Weight

By |August 26th, 2016|Live Light|0 Comments

You don’t need any extra time to lose weight and be healthier. Your busy schedule doesn't have to get in the way.

1406, 2016

Why I just decided to delete My Fitness Pal and stop counting calories

By |June 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

From the title you may not have expected this... but I'm about to share some deep stuff.

806, 2016

Nicole’s 5 Ways to Stay Committed While Traveling

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ah, summer time! Vacations, weekend getaways, camping, and road trips. More barbecues, more weddings, and more fun with friends and family.

Unfortunately, we tend to equate this summer ‘busy’ and summer ‘fun’ with summer ‘weight gain’. Well; I’m encouraging you to start thinking differently.

Summertime is NO excuse to put your goals to the side or throw your hard work in the fire pit EVEN when you’re super busy.

Since I assume you’d rather have long-term success and […]

2601, 2016

5 basic habits to lose weight easily

By |January 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I have learned that when working toward a goal like weight loss, we are faced with countless new behaviours to adopt, and countless behaviours to drop.

1710, 2015

Carbohydrates: essential for health and optimal performance

By |October 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why are they essential for health, and why is consuming enough especially important for active individuals?

1008, 2015

The complete scoop on complete protein

By |August 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Can we get complete protein from plant-based sources?

DEFINING PROTEIN

Proteins are large molecules that are found inside of living things. They play a vital role in several bodily components: muscle mass, bones, blood and hormones. Proteins also play an important role in bodily functions such as: immunity, fluid balance, nutrient transport, and can provide energy in certain circumstances.

COMPLETE PROTEIN

Proteins are made up of amino acids. A complete protein contains the nine essential amino acids for protein […]

2807, 2015

What’s your java doing for you?

By |July 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

Coffee has been speculated to have both beneficial and detrimental health effects. Today we explore current research as it pertains to coffee to find the truth.

What the current research shows:

CAFFEINE

For the average adult, Health Canada recommends no more than 400mg of caffeine per day due to recorded adverse health effects from consumption of more. To all the coffee-lovers out there, do not worry; this means one cup of coffee with breakfast, lunch, and supper. Overconsumption […]