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Why Buying Local Is Better For Your Health

I love burgers.  In fact, I had a great burger last week at one of my favorite burger joints in Ottawa – Hintonburger.    Seriously. If you live in Ottawa and haven’t had ‘The Hintonburger’ make it a priority.

Apart from the superior taste and their brand new digs on Wellington St, one of the best things is that Hintonburger buys their beef from a farm located exactly 56.1km from their kitchen.  Not only that but these cows are of the pasture raised, drug-free variety.

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5 Ways To Eat More Vegetables For Breakfast

Last week I announced our Monthly Challenge for August: Eat Veggies With Every Meal!

I also shared 5 big reasons why you need to eat more vegetables – Check out the post here.

Since then I’ve received a bunch of messages that all say something to the effect of:

“I get the whole idea of eating more veggies but… For breakfast? That’s preposterous!”

Ok, ok… no one actually used the word preposterous, but you get my drift: Apart from the onions and mushrooms in your Sunday brunch omelet, eating vegetables for breakfast just seems wrong…

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The 6 Best Exercises Everyone Can Do

What are the 6 best exercises everyone can do?

Don’t worry the picture above is NOT one of them! 🙂

I was asked this question by a patient recently and before I could give a quality answer, I wanted to give it some deeper thought…

Initially, my mind was filled will all of the challenging lifts and movements that could be done in a well outfitted training facility but unless “everyone” had access to such a place or access to the required equipment, some of those movements wouldn’t fit the bill.

The other MAJOR criteria that needed to be accounted for is scalability.

Could the lifts and movements be paired down for those with minimal fitness experience or simply poor health?

With that said, here are the 6 best exercises everyone can do…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Vegetables

Would you like to live longer and have less chronic health problems as you age?

I know I know… Everyone understands that eating vegetables is important for your health…

The research is very clear: People who eat more vegetables (and more variety of vegetables) live longer and have better health overall. 

But I want to be honest with you… Even as a former vegetarian, I sometimes find it difficult to get enough veggies on my plate. That’s why our challenge this month is to Eat Veggies With Every Meal!

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