Offering Education, both 21st Century Science and Ancient Ayurveda, teamed with years of experienced Coaching -- a recipe that will Empower YOU to create and enjoy a healthy, active, abundant and resilient life!

Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve to Reduce Stress! brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity morning practice resilience stress-free Feb 11, 2024

What is the Vagus Nerve?

The vagus nerve is a vital communication line in your body, connecting your brain to many important organs like the heart, lungs, stomach, and intestines. It's like a control centre that helps regulate various automatic functions you don't consciously think about, such as...

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How Important is Water? It's Your Body's Lifeline! brain health healthy living immunity resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 28, 2024

Water is more than just a thirst quencher. 

It's a fundamental building block of life. 

Your body relies on it for numerous vital functions. Imagine this: the average man is about 60% water, women are around 50%, and your brain is a whopping 75% water. 

It's no exaggeration to say...

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Why One-Size-Fits-All Food Plans May Not Work for You! brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity real food resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 21, 2024

Our theme this month is “Just Eat Real Food!”  

And by that we mean food in as natural a state as possible (OK, you’re allowed to cook it!) and avoiding sugar and other processed foods.

But beyond that, what should you eat? And why is it so complicated?

Getting lost in...

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What matters are the actions we take brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity meditation real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 13, 2024

Goals, intentions and resolutions are great – but we need to take action!

So, did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year? 

Are they going well, or have you left them behind already?

No worries  let's try to understand why that can happen, and how we can refocus and make...

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Top 3 health and wellness books for your stocking this season brain health environment healthy eating healthy living immunity mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 15, 2023

One of my favourite leisure activities is reading books or listening to podcasts about health and wellness topics.  In fact one way I manage those longer books full of scientific discoveries is to listen to them on Audible!  When in the car or out for a walk, they are the perfect...

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Wake Up! And Move Your Body! ayurveda brain health environment healthy living immunity meditation mindful movement morning practice sleep strength training Nov 12, 2023

By now I hope you're starting to piece together a daily routine that will support you in getting a great night’s sleep!  And hopefully you’re realizing that there are a lot of small habits we can employ when we’re awake to maximize the benefits of the time when we’re...

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What’s Your Sleep Score? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Oct 12, 2023

This fall I’ve been taking a deep dive into the Six Pillars of Health and Longevity, starting with “Just Eat Real Food!” (Get links to all the posts HERE.)   

And now we're going to look into the next pillar, Sleep!

So how is your sleep?

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So what the heck can I eat? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Oct 01, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we’ve reviewed the different macro and micro nutrient requirements that we consume in our food.  Remember, food doesn’t just provide energy–it also gives us the building blocks for various tissues in the body and the various means of communication...

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The Carbohydrate Controversy! brain health healthy eating immunity real food sugarfree Sep 22, 2023

Remember the macronutrients - protein, carbohydrates and fat?

We’ve covered protein and fat so now let’s dive into carbohydrates, the most controversial of them all!

CARBOHYDRATES

The term carbohydrate (or saccharide, which means sugar) comes from the carbon, hydrogen, and...

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Why Prioritize Protein? brain health healthy eating immunity real food resilience sugarfree Sep 09, 2023

What is Protein, and how much do we need?

Last week I talked about the 6 Pillars of Health and Longevity, and invited you to assess yourself to decide which of them may be a priority for you (see more and get the assessment graphic HERE).  While all 6 are important, it may depend on what...

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Probiotics & Prebiotics ~ Keep your gut microbiota healthy! brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food sugarfree Aug 06, 2023

Our modern life delivers a “gut punch” of health issues! 

High stress levels, too little sleep, eating ultra-processed and high-sugar foods, can all damage our gut microbiome.

The result: complications with our health, from unintentional weight changes, fatigue, skin...

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Are You Getting Enough Dietary Fiber? brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jul 30, 2023

Learn why fiber is an essential dietary component for preventing disease.

Fiber — we know we need it, but even with all the high-fiber foods out there, most people are still deficient.

Are you getting enough fiber?

The modern-day Western diet is highly processed and lacking in fiber, and...

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