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How to Stay Energised without Coffee

There is nothing like that first cup of coffee in the morning; it is one of my true pleasures in life. I often joke that I want to go to bed so I can wake up and have my cup of Joe.  Notice I said “first” cup. One cup is heaven. A need for multiple...
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Experts Weigh in on Top Tips to Improve Gut Health

The human gut has a bigger impact on our health than most people realize. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep, and effective digestion. So, how do we get a healthier gut?  I’m glad you asked!  The six experts below share t…
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With Awareness Brings Choice! Journal Your Way To Your Goals

What gets measured gets managed—you can’t possibly manage your health if you don’t know what you are putting in your mouth or what your exercise habits are.  You can’t create new healthier habits until you are aware of your current habits. You can’t decide to stop mindlessly eating a full…
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Tim Hortons Coffee Flavoured Cereal – Breaking Down Its Impact on Your Health

Canadians love coffee and they love cereal – so why not combine the two? That’s exactly what Post Foods Canada decided to do by introducing the flavours of chocolate and coffee with mocha-swirled marshmallows, all in one bowl. But what is the impact of this indulgence on your health?  I ask…
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Which Foods Give you the Most Nutritional Bang for Your Dollar?

Natalie Bean Certified Nutritional Consultant “Eggs! They are not expensive and they are healthy and portable! Eggs are a complete food, just add a healthy carb”.   Carmela A. Carone Weekend Warrior  “Avocados…much more affordable now, but depends on where you shop. The…
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Hara Hachi Bu – Stop Eating When You Are 80% Full

Hara Hachi Bu is a Confucian teaching that instructs people to eat until they are 80 percent full. FitAfter45 contributor and family friend Rose De Marco recently shared this concept with me.  Rose, who is a health and wellness enthusiast, learned the expression in her Culinary Nutrition Expert pro…
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Travis Kelce and Johnny Olsen Discuss The Impact Of Staying Injury-Free

Travis Kelce has the most 1000 yard seasons of any tight end in NFL history.  A huge part of that is Travis’s ability to stay injury-free and that is a byproduct of his training regime. Travis in part credits Johnny and his team with “working his tail off every offseason”. This be…
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5 Tips for Improving Your Deadlift

When it comes to performing deadlifts with an Olympic barbell, my go-to method is the squat stance deadlift. Essentially, it’s a stance similar to your squat but maybe a tad wider and a bit more upright than your conventional closed stance position. Think of it as taking the best of both world…
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3 Tips To Reach Your 2021 Goals

Here are some tips to help you reach your 2021 goal: 1. Set habit-based goals, not outcome based goals. An outcome-based goal is something like “I want to lose 10 pounds.” The problem with that is you can’t control your weight. You can influence it, but you can’t strictly con…
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