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Why Should You Buy Grass Fed Beef Instead of Grain Fed Beef?

It’s BBQ season, so you’ve probably heard a lot of chatter lately about grass fed beef vs. grain fed beef, and you’re probably downright confused.  I agree.  It’s confusing! Everyone claims something, and grass and grain sound pretty similar, so what’s the difference? Today I’m going to help you understand why grass fed beef is what… Read More »


Getting Fit And Fitted With Nike

Thanks to Oprah, most of us know that 80% of women are walking around wearing the wrong sized bra? But have you ever thought about the fact that that applies to sports bras, too? An ill-fitting sports bra could restrict your full potential during a workout? Recently, I was given the opportunity to test-drive Nike’s… Read More »


Chocolate Ain’t So Bad

A while back, I went on a chocolate farm tour in Hawaii.  I was STOKED, as I am certainly a chocolate lover! The tour, at Steelgrass Farms in Kauai, was amazing! Not only did we taste 11, yes 11, different types of dark chocolate, but we also tasted a ton of tropical fruits native to… Read More »


Kombucha 101

Kombucha is one of my favourite drinks these days! It’s becoming pretty mainstream now, so if you’ve been in a health food store or even grocery store lately, chances are you’ve walked past Kombucha in the refrigerated section. What Is It? Kombucha, which tastes a bit like sparkling apple cider, is a fermented tea that… Read More »


How to Keep It Together During A Cleanse

It’s 3:30 AM on a Friday night and I’m sitting in a booth at McDonald’s, placing fries into my cheeseburger and trying not to make eye contact with the stone-faced dude in a full Adidas tracksuit that I feel has been judging me. Picture an Edward Hopper painting with a lot more shame. The next… Read More »

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A Word on Body Acceptance From Comedian Inessa Frantowski

Fun new video series alert: LA-based comedian Inessa Frantowski, originally of Toronto and perhaps most memorably of Avicii’s “I Could Be the One” video has a fun YouTube series which she’s calling her “own version of a self-help book.” The first episode is about mumus and is fantastic, but the most recent ep really struck a… Read More »


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