Healthy Recipes & Nutrition Tips

  • Post-Workout Snacks & Nutrition: What To After A Workout

    We put a lot of effort into our daily workouts. From trying to lift heavier or run faster, our body uses a lot of energy during this short amount of time. What we eat after a workout is just as important as what we eat before. Post workout nutrition looks a bit different from pre workout.
  • Brain Food for Memory & Concentration: All You Need To Know

    There are some important nutrients to keep the brain healthy and sharp. Omega 3s help protect our cells which increases blood flow to our brain. This improves our overall function of our brain. A great meal from Tone & Sculpt app is the Spinach Salmon salad for lunch! Fish can be included in a meal and even a sandwich! We also have the tuna crunch sandwich for an easy on the go lunch at work!

  • Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe

    When looking for a pancake recipe, one key nutrient you want to make sure it has is fibre. Typical pancakes lack fibre, but depending on what ingredients you use, you can easily increase fibre in your recipe to make it a filling, sustainable meal.
  • How To Stay Hydrated: 5 Tips & Benefits

     As we all know water is essential for a healthy life. Water is vital for our bodies to properly function, including the function of our brains, blood, joints and temperature. Our bodies are actually made up of around 60% water! So as you can imagine it is so important to ensure that we get enough of it.

  • Food To Increase Oxytocin: How To Boost Oxytocin Level

    Oxytocin, also called "love hormone", can be found in a different variety of food, especially the one containing Vitamin D, Vitamin C, magnesium and dietary fats:  fatty fish, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, avocados and many more! 

    Oxytocin is considered our “love” hormone because this hormone is increased when we hug and feel intimate with others.
    Specifically for women, oxytocin helps with bonding between mother and baby.

    Overall, oxytocin contributes to our emotional well being and there are things we can do to increase our feel good hormones.
    Certain nutrients help increase oxytocin production.

  • Nutrition Goals for the New Year!

    We all want to accomplish our health goals but when progress does not come quick enough, frustration may cause us to quit. However, this New Year we are going to focus on resolutions that create healthy, long lasting habits, not just quick fixes. A habit is a behaviour that starts with a choice and then becomes an unconscious action (1). This creation of lifelong, sustainable results is our ultimate goal. This all begins with identifying and creating specific goals.