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THE GLYCEMIC INDEX AND WEIGHT LOSS

THE GLYCEMIC INDEX AND WEIGHT LOSS

As holistic nutritionists, we often talk about the glycemic index and how it can affect weight loss. Whether you are looking to loose weight or just wanting to feel your very best, the glycemic index is a valuable tool to consider for your health and weight loss journey. What is the glycemic...

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METABOLIC BOOSTING BREAKFASTS

METABOLIC BOOSTING BREAKFASTS

A nutritiously balanced breakfast is the ultimate way to support and boost your metabolism to start the day off right. Here are some of our favourite metabolic boosting breakfasts. Smoothies Smoothies are a great way to incorporate a variety of nutritious ingredients that work to boost our...

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OUR GO-TO PLANT BASED DINNERS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

OUR GO-TO PLANT BASED DINNERS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Plant based eating and lifestyles are getting a lot press lately. What exactly is plant based eating? It is a whole-foods, plant based diet that focuses on minimally processed foods that are effective for optimal health and weight loss. There is no strict definition for a plant based diet,...

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BREAKING A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

BREAKING A WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU

One of the most common barriers to weight loss is the inevitable weight loss plateau. If you are on a weight loss journey and have hit one – don’t panic, you are not alone! Our bodies tend to get into a routine easily and when you are eating the same meals at the same time each day – we...

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METABOLISM BOOSTING SNACKS

METABOLISM BOOSTING SNACKS

Healthy snacking is one of the major keys to success when it comes to weight loss. It is an optimal way to keep your blood sugars balanced and maintained throughout the day (see chart below) while trying to avoid that dreaded 4pm slump. Some of the most common symptoms people experience when...

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HEALTHY WEEKNIGHT DINNER IDEAS

HEALTHY WEEKNIGHT DINNER IDEAS

One of the biggest challenges of getting into the school routine is finding the time to make healthy weeknight dinners. Between busy days at the office and managing kids programs after school, it’s often hard to find enough time to cook healthy, well-balanced dinners that everyone will eat and...

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DR. JOEY'S ENERGY BOOSTING TIPS

DR. JOEY'S ENERGY BOOSTING TIPS

Feeling a little bit of the weather blahs? Dragging yourself out of bed and wanting a little more pep in your step? If so - try Dr. Joey's 4 energy boosting tips that really work! Drink 2 litres of water per day. Add some energy boosting mint chlorophyll, vitamin C and vitamin D drops to your...

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HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT AND STAY HYDRATED

HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT AND STAY HYDRATED

There is a lot to do when the weather is right and most of the time, we find ourselves spending as much time outdoors. Dehydration is very common, especially during these hot, summer days so keep yourself hydrated to stay healthy and safe! Hydrate like crazy – It is next to impossible to reach...

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SUMMER FOOD SWAPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

SUMMER FOOD SWAPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Summer meals can often be loaded with heavy carbs, unhealthy fats and empty calories. Try some of these healthy food swaps for easy and delicious options without all the added calories! White buns – Instead of having the white refined buns that are often served at BBQ’s and pool parties, opt...

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HEALTHY SUMMER SNACKING

HEALTHY SUMMER SNACKING

When it comes to weight loss, healthy snacking is a must! It is the most effective way to balance your blood sugars and keep you from grabbing the wrong foods. At Shulman Weight Loss Clinics, we recommend 1-2 snacks a day. Morning snack = 10:00 - 10:30 am Afternoon snack = 3:30-4:00...

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10 WAYS TO MAINTAIN SUMMER WEIGHT LOSS

10 WAYS TO MAINTAIN SUMMER WEIGHT LOSS

Summer is finally here which means BBQ season and cottage weekends are quickly approaching! Here are some tips to help you maintain your weight loss while still enjoy time with family and friends. 1. Keep yourself hydrated - Make sure you are constantly drinking water throughout the day. It's hot...

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6 KEY FOODS TO INCORPORATE THIS SUMMER

6 KEY FOODS TO INCORPORATE THIS SUMMER

Summer can often be overwhelming when it comes to eating healthy and staying on track with your weight loss journey.  These summer foods are great for weight loss and will help to keep you on track and feeling your very best all summer long. 1. Vegetables - A fresh, colourful summer salad is not...

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REFRESHING MOCKTAILS

REFRESHING MOCKTAILS

As much are we all love this warm weather, the heat often leads to an increase in family BBQ’s and long days by the pool, which we all know can cause an increase in alcohol consumption. If you are looking to maintain weight loss this spring and summer, try these refreshing, fruity mocktails! The...

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MAKING THE PERFECT SMOOTHIE

MAKING THE PERFECT SMOOTHIE

Looking to change up your smoothie routine? Follow our step-by-step guide to help you make the perfect spring smoothie loaded with all the right ingredients to give you a well balanced meal that tastes great! 1. Pick your protein 1-2 scoops of a good quality protein powder. Some of the...

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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GREENS

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GREENS

Greens have been gaining a lot of popularity over the years - and for good reason! They are chock full of so many beneficial vitamins and minerals and add some delicious flavours to our dishes. Here's why we love nature's super foods so much!   Some of the many health benefits of greens:...

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THE SCOOP ON BULLET PROOF COFFEE

THE SCOOP ON BULLET PROOF COFFEE

Feeling like you need a metabolism boost and energy kick? Introducing bulletproof coffee! This foamy cup of coffee is sure to give you the boost you are looking for! What is a bullet proof coffee? Bullet proof coffee is a foamy coffee that is made by combining a variety of healthy fats to give...

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AVOCADO TOAST WITH SMOKED SALMON AND DILL

AVOCADO TOAST WITH SMOKED SALMON AND DILL

Spring is finally in the air and what better way to celebrate than with a classic brunch recipe, with a twist! This smoked salmon avocado toast will boost your protein and keep you full all morning! Why we love avocado toast? Avocados are loaded with delicious, heart healthy fats that fill us...

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HOMEMADE KALE PESTO

HOMEMADE KALE PESTO

Ditch the store bought pesto and whip up your own batch of this versatile and delicious sauce. This easy to make pesto uses only 7 ingredients and is filled with healthy fats, and powerful antioxidants!   Benefits of pesto: Pine nuts and extra virgin olive oils are packed with heart...

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A GLIMPSE INTO A TYPICAL DAY

A GLIMPSE INTO A TYPICAL DAY

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a nutritionist looks like? Well here is a snapshot into the life of some of the holistic nutritionists at Shulman Weight Loss Clinics! KRISSY Wake up: 1 big steamy mug of lemon water (1/2 fresh organic lemon squeezed into my warm water) 1 pearl...

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EATING HEALTHY WHILE DINING OUT

EATING HEALTHY WHILE DINING OUT

Eating out does not have to derail your weight loss efforts. Being prepared and having a strategic plan will allow you to eat out at almost any restaurant and still stay on track. Before you go: 1. Plan ahead: Most restaurants have their menus online so before you head out, go online and plan...

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HEALTHY TIPS FOR HEART HEALTH MONTH

HEALTHY TIPS FOR HEART HEALTH MONTH

February is Heart Health month so lets take a look into some easy and simple steps to follow to keep your heart healthy! Consume foods with healthy fats – Walnuts and flaxseeds are among the two healthiest foods for your heart. They contain omega-3 fats, which are anti-inflammatory and reduce...

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METHODS TO MASTER MINDFUL EATING

METHODS TO MASTER MINDFUL EATING

When life gets busy and stressful, implementing mindful eating practices can help set you up to make better food choice, promotes weight loss, improve digestion and help you feel better overall.  Try these six simple steps for mindful eating and get on track to better health and well being! ...

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TOP 5 WARMING WINTER LUNCHES

TOP 5 WARMING WINTER LUNCHES

Warm up this winter with some of these comforting, protein packed lunches that will fill you up, boost your energy, and keep your metabolism strong!   1. Mini roasted pepper and goat cheese frittata on bed of arugula Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 egg whites ¼ cup roasted red...

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GREEN DETOXIFYING SMOOTHIE TO KICK THE YEAR OFF RIGHT

GREEN DETOXIFYING SMOOTHIE TO KICK THE YEAR OFF RIGHT

The holidays are over, which means it is time to start detoxifying!  These green, detoxifying smoothies are chock full of nutrients that will help to kick start your digestive system, boost weight loss and get you back on track to feeling your very best! Bring me to life smoothie INGREDIENTS ...

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SHULMAN WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC GAME CHANGING HEALTH TIPS

SHULMAN WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC GAME CHANGING HEALTH TIPS

We have collectively asked our experts at Shulman Weight Loss Clinics what they think the #1 "game changing" health tip a person can make in 2018 is? Here is what they said:   Joey Shulman My health game changing tip is to try to be a little more mindful every day. Whether it is drinking...

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NATURAL WAYS TO GET A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP

NATURAL WAYS TO GET A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP

The holidays can be a hectic, busy time for everyone, making a good night sleep that much more important around this time of the year! Here are some tips to maximize your quality of sleep to help improve energy, boost metabolism and improve immunity. 1. Relax and de-stimulate - Prepare the body...

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TIPS TO BALANCING HOLIDAY PARTIES WHILE MAINTAINING WEIGHT LOSS

TIPS TO BALANCING HOLIDAY PARTIES WHILE MAINTAINING WEIGHT LOSS

Lighten up this year's holiday dinner parties by following some of these tips to help maintain weight loss over the busiest time of the year! Eat before you go to a party - It is a common misconception that by skipping meals, you will eat fewer calories and lose weight. This couldn’t be farther...

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HEALTHY BREAKFAST IDEAS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

HEALTHY BREAKFAST IDEAS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Getting tired of your breakfast routine? Why not change it up with some of these delicious breakfast options that are loaded with healthy proteins, fibers and fats, making them ideal for weight loss and guaranteed to fill you up all morning long! Raspberry and toasted coconut chia seed pudding ...

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HEALTHY ENERGY BALLS

HEALTHY ENERGY BALLS

Sugar cravings can often peak during the holiday season. Try some of these healthy balls to have on hand that are loaded with healthy fats and clean ingredients that won't spike your blood sugars and leave you craving more! Sinless truffles INGREDIENTS ½ cup pitted prunes ¼ cup...

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HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

Feeling that afternoon slump coming on around 3:00pm? Try out some of these healthy snack ideas to keep blood sugars stabilized while boosting your metabolism! ½ cup 1% cottage cheese + ½ cup mixed berries Apple + 1 tablespoon natural nut butter (i.e., peanut butter, almond butter, etc.) ...

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TOP 5 DINNERS UNDER 30 MINUTES

TOP 5 DINNERS UNDER 30 MINUTES

Struggling to find the time to cook healthy dinners while trying to lose weight? We've got you covered!  These easy to prep grain-free dinner recipes all take under 30 minutes to make, saving you time in the kitchen on those busy night. Chicken lettuce cups INGREDIENTS ½ cup of lean...

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HEARTY AND WARMING FALL SOUPS

HEARTY AND WARMING FALL SOUPS

Hearty soups are a fall staple for an easy, warming lunch or dinner so here are some of our favourite low calorie fall soups to try out this season! Detox turkey soup INGREDIENTS 1 lb lean ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 2 medium carrots, halved and thinly sliced 2 celery...

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HOW TO STAY ON TRACK OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

HOW TO STAY ON TRACK OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Thanksgiving dinners are often filled with an abundance of carb-loaded dishes, sugary desserts and alcohol. Here are some tips on how to eat healthy and maintaining weight loss over the holiday long weekend! Drop the carbs – Swap the heavy carb loaded side dishes with light, grain-free...

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GRAIN FREE SIDE DISHES

GRAIN FREE SIDE DISHES

For optimal health and weight loss - light, grain free dinners are always encouraged. These easy to prep grain-free recipes make the perfect dinner side dish any day of the week!   Cauliflower mash INGREDIENTS 1 large head cauliflower, broken into pieces 1/4 onion, diced 1-2...

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OUR FAVOURITE FALL SUPERFOODS

OUR FAVOURITE FALL SUPERFOODS

Fall is almost here which means it's time to start thinking about all the delicious harvest foods we get to look forward to! These fall inspired superfoods are filled with tons of nutritional goodness - making them ideal for weight loss and health.   Pumpkin - This bright orange vegetable...

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EASY BACK TO SCHOOL RECIPES

EASY BACK TO SCHOOL RECIPES

Get back into the school routine with these easy, delicious and uber healthy back to school recipes that you and the kids will love! Breakfast oatmeal muffins INGREDIENTS 5 cups rolled oats 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 scoops of protein powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons...

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GREEK ZUCCHINI NOODLE SALAD

GREEK ZUCCHINI NOODLE SALAD

Ditch the pasta and try this great alternative…zucchini noodles! They are delicious, grain free and super low calorically, making them ideal for weight loss. This zucchini noodle Greek salad is sure to be an instant hit for the final days of BBQ and cottage season! INGREDIENTS 2 large...

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SUMMER POPSICLE RECIPES

SUMMER POPSICLE RECIPES

Keep the weight off and beat the heat with these refreshing fruit based popsicles that are delicious, hydrating and free from all refined sugars and chemicals! Raspberry coconut chia pudding pops INGREDIENTS 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup raspberries 2 tablespoon chia seeds ...

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DELICIOUS GRAIN FREE RECIPES

DELICIOUS GRAIN FREE RECIPES

Ditch the carb-heavy meals this long weekend and try some of these light and delicious recipes. No matter where you are this weekend - by the pool or up at the cottage – these recipes are sure to be an instant hit!   Coconut chia seed pudding An easy and filling recipe that can be...

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NATURAL FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE

NATURAL FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE

With Father's Day just around the corner, here are some natural gift ideas to make father's day extra special for your dad this year!   1. Fitbit - Help your dad track his steps and stay active with a stylish, must-have fit bit. Available in a range or styles and colours for all the dads...

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WAYS TO REDUCE AND ELIMINATE BLOATING

WAYS TO REDUCE AND ELIMINATE BLOATING

Many of us are all too familiar with the uncomfortable bloating feeling that often occurs after a big, heavy meal.  Here are some easy, natural tips to follow to help alleviate and reduce that uncomfortable bloat! 1. Start your day with a warm glass of lemon water - The best possible way to...

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HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY HABITS STICK

HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY HABITS STICK

Looking to lose weight and get healthy but having a hard time getting it to stick? You are not alone! Here are some tips to help you stick to your healthy habits once and for all. 1. Start with small goals - Focusing on your end goal can often be very overwhelming. Try and set 'mini goals'...

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HOW TO MAINTAIN WEIGHT LOSS DURING BBQ SEASON

HOW TO MAINTAIN WEIGHT LOSS DURING BBQ SEASON

Let's face it - BBQ season can be a challenge. With lots of burgers, creamy sides and alcohol, it can sometimes be hard to navigate and make the right choices. Here are some tips on how to maintain weight loss this season while still enjoy your time with family and friends. Skip the bun - Swap...

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CRISPY SEA SALT KALE CHIPS

CRISPY SEA SALT KALE CHIPS

Looking for something salty to snack on but not sure what to grab? These light, crispy kale chips make the perfect, low calorie snack and are chock full of all our favourite nutrients! INGREDIENTS 1 bunch organic kale 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon apple cider or...

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GUIDE TO MAKING THE PERFECT SMOOTHIE

GUIDE TO MAKING THE PERFECT SMOOTHIE

Smoothies are an easy and delicious way to nourish the body with wholesome and nutritious ingredients. They make a great breakfast, lunch and dinner and can be packed with greens for a nutritious boost! Step 1: Pick your protein 1/2 cup of unflavoured Greek yogurt or 3/4 cup plain yogurt...

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DARK CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

DARK CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

These dark chocolate peanut butter cups are made with clean, healthy ingredients and taste absolutely delicious. The perfect chocolatey treat! INGREDIENTS 1 cup 70% dark chocolate chips or chunks 4 teaspoons coconut oil 4 tablespoons natural peanut butter (or you can use almond butter)...

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COCONUT AND BERRY CHIA SEED PUDDING

COCONUT AND BERRY CHIA SEED PUDDING

This delicious chia seed pudding is the perfect dairy-free breakfast, filled with healthy and beneficial fats and protein.  Make it the night before for an easy, on-the-go breakfast option! INGREDIENTS 1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk (use more of less, depending on how thin or thick you...

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GRAIN FREE CAULIFLOWER PIZZA

GRAIN FREE CAULIFLOWER PIZZA

This delicious, low carb, grain free cauliflower pizza crust is the perfect recipe for pizza night with the family - everyone will love it! INGREDIENTS 1 medium organic cauliflower 1 organic egg, beaten ⅓ cup goat cheese 1 teaspoon dried oregano pinch of sea salt DIRECTIONS ...

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TOP 5 SPRING RECIPES

TOP 5 SPRING RECIPES

Raise your hand if you are thrilled as I am that spring is finally here! To start the season off just right, here are some of my favourite delicious and nutritious spring inspired recipes!   My go-to green smoothie Smoothies are the perfect go-to breakfast option for any season....

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BOOSTING YOUR METABOLISM...NATURALLY

BOOSTING YOUR METABOLISM...NATURALLY

When it comes to weight loss, having a strong, healthy metabolism is essential. Here are some ways to naturally boost your metabolism and get you feeling your very best...at any age or stage! Do not skip breakfast.  If you don't eat breakfast, you slow down your metabolism and send the body...

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HEALTHY GUT, HEALTHY YOU!

HEALTHY GUT, HEALTHY YOU!

Optimal digestion and a healthy gut are so important when it comes to weight loss. The following are some effective tips to achieve a healthy gut and healthy weight! Ground flaxseed or chia seed - Add 1 heaping tablespoon of ground flax or chia seeds daily – both are gentle sources of...

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10 WAYS TO BREAK SUGAR CRAVINGS

10 WAYS TO BREAK SUGAR CRAVINGS

10 WAYS TO BREAK YOUR SUGAR ADDICTION At Shulman Weight loss, we practice hormonal and healthy weight loss that helps our clients lose their weight for life. When we first meet a client, many are "sugar monsters" craving sugary treats at various times throughout the day. In order to...

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TOP 5 VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPES

TOP 5 VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPES

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, so here are my favourite chocolate inspired recipes that are healthy and delicious.  Chocolate coconut truffles  INGREDIENTS ½ cup coconut butter or coconut oil, warmed to soften ¾ cup raw honey 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼...

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FEBRUARY IS HEART HEALTH MONTH

FEBRUARY IS HEART HEALTH MONTH

Benefits of dark chocolate February is heart health month and let’s face it - hearing that chocolate is good for our hearts is very exciting news! Here are some reasons to love dark chocolate this month. Plus...a recipe for one of my favourite ways to use this delicious cocoa we love so...

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101 ON MATCHA LATTE

101 ON MATCHA LATTE

Looking to boost your energy and metabolism? This delicious matcha latte is sure to do the trick! What is matcha? Matcha is a potent green powder that is made from whole tea leaves which are finely ground into a powder form. It can be made into a delicious tea or latte, or added into...

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GLUTEN FREE APPLE CINNAMON MUFFINS

GLUTEN FREE APPLE CINNAMON MUFFINS

These nutritious gluten free muffins make the perfect grab and go breakfast option for you and the kids! Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 cup unsweetened applesauce ½ cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 teaspoon...

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ZUCCHINI PESTO NOODLES

ZUCCHINI PESTO NOODLES

This delicious homemade pesto recipe is the perfect way to spice up your zucchini noodles! Ingredients: 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves, rinsed and dried 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 large garlic clove 1/4 cup good extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp freshly grated parmigiano 1...

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FRUITY POPSICLE'S

FRUITY POPSICLE'S

Time to cool down with these delicious popsicles that can be made using only 2 ingredients! Fruity Summer Popsicle Popsicles are the perfect summer treat - but store bought ones can often be filled with refined sugars and artificial sweeteners. These homemade popsicles are the perfect way...

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WATERMELON AND FETA SALAD

WATERMELON AND FETA SALAD

This sweet and refreshing summer salad is the perfect side dish for the BBQ this season! Ingredients: 1/2 cup watermelon, cubed Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved 5 cucumber pieces, halved 1 tablespoon feta cheese 5-6 fresh basil leaves Directions: Add cubed...

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VEGGIE LETTUCE WRAPS

VEGGIE LETTUCE WRAPS

Just in time for summer - these refreshing veggie lettuce wraps can be made in under 5 minutes and are super delicious and healthy!   Ingredients: 2 pieces of bib lettuce 2 tablespoons of hummus (I love Sunflower kitchen's hummus) Cherry tomatoes Sprouts Peppers, cut into...

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ZUCCHINI AND BANANA BREAD LOAF

ZUCCHINI AND BANANA BREAD LOAF

Looking for an easy way to hide some greens in your kids food - well this loaf is sure to do the trick! Ingredients: 2 cups of mashed overripe banana (about 4 large bananas) 2 cups zucchini, grated 3/4 cup butter, melted 2 organic eggs, lightly beaten 3 cups of spelt or...

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TOP 5 FAVOURITE SMOOTHIES

TOP 5 FAVOURITE SMOOTHIES

Smoothies are one of my favourite go-to's in springs! Here are my top 5 favourite smoothie recipes! Creamy mocha smoothie Ingredients: 1 scoop of chocolate vegan protein powder 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk 1/2 cup coffee 1 tablespoon ground...

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BLACK BEAN SLIDERS ON LETTUCE WRAPS

BLACK BEAN SLIDERS ON LETTUCE WRAPS

A protein-packed vegetarian option for the BBQ this summer - served on a crisp, refreshing lettuce wrap! Ingredients: 1 15-oz. can black beans, well-drained ¾ cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup bell pepper, finely diced 2 tbsp very onion, finely chopped ½ cup whole-wheat or spelt...

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FRESH SPRING SALAD

FRESH SPRING SALAD

This bright and colour spring salad will liven up any meal of the week! Ingredients: 1/2 small sweet potato 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 3 cups of arugula ½ cup beets, cut into small pieces ¼ avocado, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 tablespoon feta cheese 1 tablespoon...

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SPRING SMOOTHIES

SPRING SMOOTHIES

Spring is here! Smoothies are not only delicious - they are a great way to pack a ton of nutrition into one meal....so start blending today!   Protein options: Vegan protein powder (i.e., pea protein, sprouted brown rice protein, hemp protein..) Good quality whey protein powder ...

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RASPBERRY CHIA SEED JAM

RASPBERRY CHIA SEED JAM

Delicious homemade jam in under 5 minutes! This homemade raspberry chia seed jam is super easy to make, uses only 4 simple ingredients and tastes absolutely delicious! It also makes a great DIY gift for friends and family. Ingredients: 2 cups raspberries 2 tablespoons white chia...

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TIPS TO ENDING SUGAR CRAVINGS

TIPS TO ENDING SUGAR CRAVINGS

Here are some tips to help put an end to cravings once and for all! Drink sweet herbal teas – chocolate, caramel, iced green teas and sweet fruit teas are all allowed and all count as part of your water intake. Bengal Spice by Celestial Tea is one of my favourites! If you are at Starbucks,...

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AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA

AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA

A twist on a classic - this avocado bruschetta is a definite crowd pleaser! Ingredients: 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced ¾ tsp sea salt ½ tsp red pepper flakes ½ tsp oregano ¼ tsp ground black pepper ¼ cup extra...

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3 INGREDIENT GLUTEN FREE PANCAKES

3 INGREDIENT GLUTEN FREE PANCAKES

These 3 ingredient pancakes are so simple to make and are absolutely delicious.   Ingredients: 1/4 cup of 2% cottage cheese 1/2 cup slow cooking oats 2 eggs Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Add into a small pan and cook on medium heat until cooked...

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MUFFIN MADNESS

MUFFIN MADNESS

Raise your hand if you love to bake! Well I certainly do and with the weekend ahead of us, I have decided to share some of my favourite muffin recipes with you. Happy baking! Sprouted Spelt Chocolate Chip Muffins Ingredients: 2 cups of sprouted grain spelt flour 1/2 cup of coconut...

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CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE

CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE

This low carb cauliflower recipes is the perfect side dish that is uber easy to make!  Low carb cauliflower fried rice  Ingredients 1 medium sized cauliflower 1 cup of frozen edamame 2 tbsp olive oil, divided 1 red or green pepper, chopped 20 ounces shredded cauliflower ...

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FLOURLESS BROWNIES

FLOURLESS BROWNIES

Delicious flourless brownies in 10 minutes. Ingredients: • 1 cup natural peanut butter (or any nut/seed butter) • 1 large banana • 1/4 cup honey • 3 tbsp cocoa powder • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla • 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips/chunks • Parchment paper...

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DAIRY FREE CHOCOLATE BANANA MOUSE

DAIRY FREE CHOCOLATE BANANA MOUSE

Do you have guests that need dairy free? If so - this creamy free dairy free option is easy to make and delish! Ingredients: • ¾ cup of dairy free semi sweet chocolate • 1 ½ cups of silken tofu • 2 medium bananas • 2 tbsp of coconut sugar or brown sugar • 1 tsp of vanilla • 1...

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HOLIDAY SINLESS TRUFFLES

HOLIDAY SINLESS TRUFFLES

Looking to indulge without the bulge this holiday season? If so -these holiday sinless truffles are perfect for you and your guests! Ingredients: ½ cup pitted prunes ¼ cup pitted dates 3 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp maple syrup 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa ½ cup finely grated unsweetened...

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CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA BREAD

CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA BREAD

Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) of sprouted grain wheat flour (I use Anita's) 1/4 cup (50 mL) coconut sugar 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda Pinch salt 1 cup (250 mL) dark chocolate chips 2 cups (500 mL) mashed ripe bananas 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter,...

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5 HEALTHY HABITS

5 HEALTHY HABITS

After practicing in the healthcare world for over a decade and working one on one with thousands of clients, it is clear that there are certain health habits that are absolute,” game changers”. Once implemented, the health habits outlined below will quickly make a huge impact on health...

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CITYLINE WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE WANTS YOU!

CITYLINE WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE WANTS YOU!

It’s the 5th annual Cityline Weight Loss Challenge and we are looking for YOU! If you want to lose weight and look and feel your very best, we want to hear about it. Thousands of our viewers have followed along with our participants and met their goals, and were inspired to get healthier and...

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CHOCOLATE CHIP SPELT MUFFINS

CHOCOLATE CHIP SPELT MUFFINS

In two large bowls, separately mix dry (flour, sugar, flax, baking powder, salt) and wet (bananas, milk, yogurt, add-ins) ingredients. Ingredients: 1 cup of spelt flour ½ cup of coconut sugar 1/2 cup of finely ground flaxseed 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp sea salt 3 very...

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HEALTHY TURKEY MEATBALLS

HEALTHY TURKEY MEATBALLS

Tasty (and simple!) turkey meatballs Ingredients: 2 pounds of lean ground turkey or chicken ¾ of whole grain bread crumbs ½ cup of finely chopped carrots ¼ cup of chopped onions 1 tbsp of sea salt 2 omega 3 eggs 2 tbs. of olive oil ½ of chicken broth (organic and low...

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LOOKING TO LOSE WEIGHT... STOP EATING AFTER DINNER!

LOOKING TO LOSE WEIGHT... STOP EATING AFTER DINNER!

When I first began the practice of not eating past dinnertime – I have to be honest – I found it quite difficult. Like many people, I was an emotional eater who turned to food after my kids were asleep as a sweet reward at the end of my day. Unfortunately, research shows that late night...

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IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS...

IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS...

I would like to share with you a note I received from a client and Cityline viewer about her weight loss experience. Her sentiments and story are testament to the fact that health is indeed the first wealth. Thank you Margaret for sharing.  Dear Dr. Joey, I would like to thank you again for...

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DR. JOEY'S SKINNY CHEWS ARE AT THE CHFA!

DR. JOEY'S SKINNY CHEWS ARE AT THE CHFA!

Thank you to my family (sister, mom, dad and hubby!) and staff who helped me at the Canadian Health Food Association show today. People LOVED Dr. Joey's Skinnychews and cannot wait to watch it appear on Dragon's Den October 23rd! Check out the new look of our website at www.skinnychews.com.  ...

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DR. JOEY'S DETOX SMOOTHIE

DR. JOEY'S DETOX SMOOTHIE

It is a smoothie time of year! For breakfast, lunch or dinner – this nutrient dense detox smoothie will fill you up, optimize digestion and help you burn fat. Dr. Joey’s Detox Smoothie  It is a smoothie time of year! For breakfast, lunch or dinner – this nutrient dense detox...

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ONE OF THE BEST EMAILS I HAVE EVER RECEIVED

ONE OF THE BEST EMAILS I HAVE EVER RECEIVED

Last night, I received one of the most moving e-mails from a former client at Shulman Weight Loss. When I first met this client, she told me she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, had little to no strength, was incredibley fatigued and was constantly eating and craving sugar.  I...

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EASY DAIRY FREE BANANA BREAD

EASY DAIRY FREE BANANA BREAD

Mash bananas in medium sized mixing bowl. Ingredients: 3 large bananas
 1/3 cup almond milk 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 1 2/3 cups spelt flour
 ¼ cup of golden flax seeds 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips ...

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KALE PESTO - A NEW WAY TO GET YOUR GREENS

KALE PESTO - A NEW WAY TO GET YOUR GREENS

Enjoy on whole grain cracker or with vegetables. Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup pine nuts 2 cups firmly-packed fresh kale 1  cup of fresh bay leaves 2-3 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 cup grated parmesan...

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ONE YEAR LATER...A NOTE OF APPRECIATION

ONE YEAR LATER...A NOTE OF APPRECIATION

One year later – A note or appreciation Hi Dr. Joey, I reached my goal weight in Jan 2012. One year and a couple months later and I have kept the weight off! Even more importantly, as a result of your program and guidance, I now have control over my weight. If I do gain a few pounds, I can...

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QUINOA CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

QUINOA CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Makes about 2 dozen medium sized cookies Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 2 dozen medium sized cookies Prep time: 8 minutes Cook time: 12 minutes Total time: 20 minutes (plus cooling time) Ingredients 2 cups quinoa flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda ...

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SQUASH AND GOAT CHEESE QUINOA

SQUASH AND GOAT CHEESE QUINOA

Looking for a healthy winter recipe? Try this squash and goat cheese quinoa filled with protien, vitamin C and whole grains. Easy and delicious!  Ingredients: 1 cup rutabaga, cubed 1 cup butternut squash, cubed 3 tbsp olive oil  1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ...

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VALENTINE'S DAY SINLESS TRUFFLES

VALENTINE'S DAY SINLESS TRUFFLES

Enjoy your Valentines Day with these decadent truffles! Healthy and absolutely delicious! Ingredients: ½ cup pitted Prunes ¼ cup pitted Dates 3 TBS almond butter 1 TBS maple syrup 3 TBS unsweetened cocoa ½ cup finely grated unsweetened coconut Method: In food...

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ANYTIME EGG BAKE

ANYTIME EGG BAKE

The egg bake is a tasty high-protein, flourless option that will keep you sufficiently sufficed. Feel free to experiment with the vegetables, adding a variety of your favourites to the bake. Serves 3 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ...

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KALE - the healthy chips!!

KALE - the healthy chips!!

I love this Kale chip recipe. It is the perfect way to get your greens and enjoy a crunchy snack at the same time. Best of all - it only takes 5 minutes to make! Enjoy. Instead of eating chips, eat this virtually “free snack”! Low in calories and high in anti-oxidants, beta carotene and fiber...

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WHY IS LEMON WATER SO GOOD FOR HEALTH?

WHY IS LEMON WATER SO GOOD FOR HEALTH?

Question: Dr. Joey – why are you such an advocate of drinking water with lemon?  Answer: Traditional Chinese medicine has touted the benefits of lemon for centuries. High in antioxidants and vitamin C, lemon is a superstar fruit for myriad health complaints and even for weight loss purposes....

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CREAMY LOW CARB EGGPLANT BAKE

CREAMY LOW CARB EGGPLANT BAKE

For our CityLine viwers following along with the 2013 weight loss challenge Creamy Low-Carb Eggplant Bake For our CityLine viwers following along with the 2013 weight loss challenge- this yummy easy to make recipe is for YOU! Perfect with a side salad, this tasty recipe offers 10 grams of...

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DR. JOEY'S DARK CHOCOLATE SKINNY CHEWS! THE PERFECT OPTION FOR CRAVINGS AND NIGHT TIME EATING!

DR. JOEY'S DARK CHOCOLATE SKINNY CHEWS! THE PERFECT OPTION FOR CRAVINGS AND NIGHT TIME EATING!

Are you someone who starts your day with healthy food choices only not to finish it as well? Do you get a sweet tooth at 3pm or after dinner that just won’t quit? If so….than Dr. Joey’s dark chocolaty Skinnychews are for you! What are Skinnychews?  Dr. Joey’s chocolaty...

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MY HEALTH ADVICE TO YOU FOR 2013

MY HEALTH ADVICE TO YOU FOR 2013

Here we go again - New Year’s resolutions! Every time we bring in a New Year, we get the chance to reflect on what was, what is, and what we would like to change. If you are in a place of dissatisfaction with your health, weight, energy or vitality – that is good! As my yoga instructor once...

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HEALTHY HALLOWEEN MUFFINS

HEALTHY HALLOWEEN MUFFINS

Oh how we love pumpkins! Loaded with beta carotene, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals - pumpkins are low in fat and rich in nutrition. Try these delicious muffins and enjoy! Happy Halloween! Dr. Joey Healthy Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1...

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Congratulations Shulman Weight Loss London! Kathleen down 54 pounds!

Congratulations Shulman Weight Loss London! Kathleen down 54 pounds!

Congratulations to Kathleen who lost 54 pounds for her wedding! Congratulations to Kathleen who lost 54 pounds for her wedding! Another success story from Shulman Weight Loss London Branch! To book your free weight loss assessment and lose the weight for life - contact...

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1 MINUTE APPLESAUCE AND FLAX MUFFINS

1 MINUTE APPLESAUCE AND FLAX MUFFINS

My new favorite breakfast is a dairy free, grain free, high fiber muffin that takes less than one minute to make! This tasty breakfast option keeps me full all the way to lunch. Ingredients: o ¼ cup ground flax meal o 1 teaspoon baking powder o 2 teaspoons cinnamon o 1 teaspoon...

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EGG WHITE OATMEAL PANCAKES

EGG WHITE OATMEAL PANCAKES

Oatmeal Eggwhite Pancake Pancakes can be made in a way that offer a protein punch and fibre. If you want to switch this recipe up from time to time, feel free to top with your fruit of choice (i.e. blueberries or sliced strawberries). You can also occasionally drizzle a small amount of agave...

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JOIN THE METABOLISM BOOSTING CONTEST FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN...

JOIN THE METABOLISM BOOSTING CONTEST FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN...

Win one on one care with Dr. Joey Shulman and lose your weight for life! Win one on one care with Dr. Joey Shulman and lose your weight for life! If you want to lose the weight with best selling author and weight loss expert Dr. Joey Shulman – this contest is for you! What do I win? On Feb....

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THE METABOLISM BOOSTING DIET NOW IN STORES EVERYWHERE!

THE METABOLISM BOOSTING DIET NOW IN STORES EVERYWHERE!

Are you ready to boost your metabolism and lose the weight for life? If so - The Metabolism Boosting Diet is here! Join the thousands who have lost the weight on Dr. Joey's personalized program. Lose weight, burn fat, balance hormones and feel like your best self.  For more information or to...

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GET HEALTHY IN 2012 WITH DR. JOEY AND CITYLINE

GET HEALTHY IN 2012 WITH DR. JOEY AND CITYLINE

Are you looking to get healthy in 2012? If so - we want to help! We are looking for three viewers to participate in a nutrition and weight loss challenge for three months with the help of health expert Dr. Joey Shulman and fitness expert Stephanie Joanne. If you are interested, please send a...

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DR. JOEY'S SIMPLE 7 STEP CLEANSE

DR. JOEY'S SIMPLE 7 STEP CLEANSE

Dr. Joey’s 7 step cleanse to losing weight and feeling better fast! Dr. Joey’s 7 step cleanse to losing weight and feeling better fast!   If you are like so many that feel bloated, tired and overweight post holiday season, this easy to follow cleanse is for you! Why cleanse? By...

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HEALTHY BLACK BEAN BROWNIES

HEALTHY BLACK BEAN BROWNIES

While they may not sound appetizing at first, I assure you – these brownies are a hit at every party with every age group! While they may not sound appetizing at first, I assure you – these brownies are a hit at every party with every age group!No one will ever guess the two secret...

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DR JOEY EXPLAINS INGREDIENT LISTS ON CITYLINE

DR JOEY EXPLAINS INGREDIENT LISTS ON CITYLINE

Are you a little bit confused by some of the words that appear on your ingredient lists? If so, the list below can help you identify other names for saturated fat, trans fatty acids, sodium and sugar. Simply keep this list handy in your purse, on your phone or on your fridge to help you make the...

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CITYLINE WINNERS LOSE THE WEIGHT

CITYLINE WINNERS LOSE THE WEIGHT

Our Cityline winners did GREAT! They have boosted their metabolism, lost pounds and inches, improved their energy and feel like their very best self. Check out their amazing before and after pictures below! What Tracy says: “I am so grateful for this opportunity. It was wonderful meeting...

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3 HEALTH HABITS YOU MUST FOLLOW

3 HEALTH HABITS YOU MUST FOLLOW

It's often said that the greatest wealth is health. We often see very hard-working individuals who have gone through the rigors of “climbing the corporate ladder” only to find themselves 30 pounds heavier with a list health risk factors to go along with their list of professional...

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TOP 5 WAYS TO LOSE BELLY FAT

TOP 5 WAYS TO LOSE BELLY FAT

Ah, that darn belly fat! Hours on the treadmill, calorie cutting, and perhaps even a pair or two of Spanx can't seem to banish it permanently. What's the secret to losing the belly fat first? I'll tell you. It's no secret. It's all about hormonal balance (aka blood sugar control), quality...

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TRANSFORM YOURSELF

TRANSFORM YOURSELF

This is your year...lose the weight...live your life! Check out our latest transformation at Shulman Weight Loss Clinic. Barb lost a whopping 68 pounds! Bravo Barb! What is your health goal in 2011? Take 5 minutes and fill out the following exercise to start the momentum of health rolling. ...

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SO...WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH SOY?

SO...WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH SOY?

Soy has been researched quite extensively with a variety of conclusions being drawn. Q: So…what’s the deal with soy? Soy has been researched quite extensively with a variety of conclusions being drawn. Thus, making your way thru the soy controversy can be quite confusing, as the press...

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I'M SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

I'M SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired! Recently I had a client join my clinic who was 35-40 pounds overweight. She was inactive, had an intense sugar tooth that was causing her to binge eat at night and also had a very high stress level due to work and family demands. When I gently asked...

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FINDING BALANCE IN YOUR CHAOS

FINDING BALANCE IN YOUR CHAOS

We are all busy….sometimes too busy. Running around with the kids, trying to get errands done, hitting work deadlines etc. With the busy pace of life, we often forget to put ourselves on our own list. What happens? We slowly begin to lose energy, gain weight, emotionally eat and feel less then...

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WEIGHT LOSS ON CITYLINE

WEIGHT LOSS ON CITYLINE

There is a quote by nutritional pioneer Adele David that reads, “We are indeed much more than we eat, but what we eat can help us to become much more than whom we are.” I really could not agree more. When people lose weight, they feel better emotionally and physically and quickly become their...

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