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Homemade Cold and Flu Fighter

I’ve got a bit of a confession…I’ve had a cold on and off for 2 weeks. So what’s a nutritionist to do?  I have zero desire to take any over-the-counter medication, or get antibiotics (also, I’m not on the floor dying, it’s just a head cold that won’t go away). Here’s what I’m drinking to help… Read More »


HEAL: How to Sleep Better

A bad night’s sleep is enough to ruin the entire next day.  If you’re anything like me, not only are you sluggish and grumpy, but all of a sudden your food cravings are out of control.  And let’s be real, you’re probably going to succumb to them.  How to sleep better isn’t just about falling… Read More »


Eight great benefits of and uses for cucumbers

In this crazy heat wave (also known as summertime), keeping hydrated is a top priority. One of the most hydrating vegetables out there are…cucumbers! Here are eight great reasons to grab one today. 1. It’s a quick pick me-up. Cucumbers are a good source of B vitamins. Put down your sodas and coffee and eat a… Read More »


Elizabeth Emberly and Dawn Mauricio Turned Their Love of Yoga into a Career and a Good Cause with the Yoga Mala Foundation

Elizabeth Emberly and Dawn Mauricio run the Yoga Mala Foundation, which works to fund yoga projects for groups in need. Emberly is also the founder of Naada Yoga in Montreal, a studio with one of the most well-recognized teacher training programs in Canada. While the cost of practicing yoga can be prohibitive, Emberly and Mauricio believe in the idea of… Read More »