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The Power of Lemon Water

The Power of Lemon Water

You already know that hydration is key when it comes to overall health and weight loss. But did you know that lemon water has many health benefits that extend further than just it's vitamin C content and delicious taste? Keep reading to explore the health benefits of lemon water and a few reasons why you should start your day with this drink instead of your usual cup of coffee.

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Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

No one has ever said that eating healthy during the holiday season is easy, but there are many things you can do to enjoy the holidays without overindulging. It is perfectly acceptable to indulge in your favourites, but with a little planning it is possible to enjoy your holiday dinners while focusing on some healthy choices. Check out our favourite healthy holiday swaps to keep you feeling good right into the new year.

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Seasonal Eating (& Why It's Important)

Seasonal Eating (& Why It's Important)

Seasonal eating is very important to both support the local economy as well as our health. Eating seasonally means consuming produce that is in season in your local region meaning it's fresher, more flavourful and more nutritious. Sounds great, doesn't it?! Use this article as a guide on how to choose seasonal produce and what to look for in your local grocery store.

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Gluten Free Baking Staples

Gluten Free Baking Staples

If you follow a gluten-free lifestyle or make a conscious effort to remove gluten from your diet, here are some gluten-free baking staples to stock your pantry with for all your favourite recipes. Going gluten-free is a big change, but it doesn't have to be difficult if you have the right ingredients on hand. Check out these gluten-free baking staples to make cooking and baking a breeze!

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3 Strawberry Recipes to Celebrate Strawberry Season

3 Strawberry Recipes to Celebrate Strawberry Season

If you haven't been strawberry picking yet this year, head over to Robintide Farms for the most delicious strawberries around! There's nothing like fresh Ontario strawberries and to celebrate the season, here are 3 recipes to try this summer.

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Everything You Need to Know About Chlorophyll

Everything You Need to Know About Chlorophyll

If you think back to grade school, you'll remember learning about chlorophyll and its role in photosynthesis in plants. So what are the benefits of humans taking the chlorophyll supplements you've seen on the market? Keep reading to find out...

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Ingredient Feature: Coconut Oil

Ingredient Feature: Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become a staple in many kitchens and packaged goods, especially health food products at the grocery store. Many health food companies are replacing vegetable oils with coconut oil in their recipes due to the health benefits that coconut oil boasts. Continue reading for more information on coconut oil and how to include it in your diet.

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Ingredient Feature: Flax Seeds

Ingredient Feature: Flax Seeds

Flax seeds are actually one of the oldest crops in the history of civilization. You've probably heard about their super food qualities and seen many recipes using whole or ground flax seeds. A typical serving is about 1 tablespoon (7 grams) of flax which contains 37 calories, 1.3 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and 3 grams of fat.

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Healthy Food Swaps For Common Pantry Items

Healthy Food Swaps For Common Pantry Items

Navigating the world of health and nutrition on your own can be overwhelming...especially navigating the health food aisle at the grocery store! Nowdays, there are so many gluten-free, sugar-free, grain-free products out there that it almost makes it impossible to choose the right one for you. Here are some healthy food swaps for your favourite pantry items to make grocery shopping a breeze!

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Ingredient Feature: Hemp Hearts

Ingredient Feature: Hemp Hearts

Here at Shulman Health and Weight Loss, we are obsessed with hemp hearts! You've seen us feature them in recipes before such as smoothies and avocado toast and today we will go into a deeper explanation of their health benefits. Hemp hearts are a great source of plant-based protein and healthy fats and they can be bought in bulk. Keep reading for more information on hemp hearts and how to incorporate them into your diet.

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