Grab a Pair of Pears

Pears always seem to lose their fight against apples…. We don’t really know why. Perhaps it’s because they are not perceived as nutritious as apples, or maybe it’s because they are more delicate, or because the marketing machine behind the worldwide apple producers is so much more powerful. No matter what, I’ve decided to give […]

Fruits & Veggies: Frozen vs. Fresh

Which is better, fresh or frozen fruits and veggies?  At first it’s easy to see why fresh food makes the most sense but what if you want a specific ingredient that’s out of season or hard to find where you live?  While eating locally and in season is ideal from a nutritional and cost standpoint, […]

Whole Foods For A Wholesome Life

Shopping bag with fresh vegetables

Do you know the difference between a WHOLE food and a processed food? Don’t feel badly if you don’t. Most people are baffled by this concept. In fact, many folks I encounter believe they’re eating a diet mainly comprised of whole foods, when the majority of their food intake is indeed processed. For instance, did […]

Foods To Enjoy While Rebooting – Part 2: Fruits

While on a Reboot, some fruits are best for eating, others are better for juicing and many are great for both!   Here is a list of fruits that we recommend during your program with recipes that incorporate these healthy, fresh choices you can enjoy during a Reboot. Here are some Simple Eating Guidelines to […]

A Glowing Study: Fruit and Vegetables Can Make Us More Attractive

We have all heard the expression, you are what you eat and now we know; we also look like what we eat! A small study from the University of St Andrews in Scotland showed the groups that consumed just 3 extra serves of carotenoid containing fruits and vegetables showed a small change in their skin […]

Fruit and Vegetables May Help Fight Depression

Clinical depression is a mental health condition that affects moods, thoughts and behaviour. Common symptoms include elongated bouts of sadness or lack of purpose, lack of motivation to do things you normally like to do, moodiness, irritability, frustration, spending less time with friends and family, sleep disturbances, fatigue, aches and pains, slowing down of thoughts […]