Tips for Eating Clean on Pennies

With the cost of real food on the rise, is it still possible to affordably eat clean? By keeping the costs of refined and processed foods down, big food companies want you saying it isn’t. Although a trip to the supermarket is more costly now than in recent years, there isn’t much difference between a healthy and…

Should You Exercise When Sick?

Everyone gets sick, it’s part of life. We know that exercise is good for our health, though, so exercising when sick is okay, right? Yes, and no! It depends on how sick you are, the type of sickness, how long you’ve been sick for, and on the type of exercise. The body’s immune system is…

The Dirt on Sweeteners

By now (I hope) you’re starting to learn that sugar is what makes you fat. Dietary fat – the fat you eat – doesn’t make you fat. What confuses most people is that many natural sugars are touted as being healthy, and that there are so many artificial sweeteners proposing to be a better alternative…

Non-Exercise Physical Activity

When referring to energy expenditure through physical activity, we typically think of planned exercise and sports. Going to the gym, a trail run, Sunday morning bike ride, touch rugby and indoor netball are just some of the examples of intentional physical activity. Planned exercise is what we know and have been told to do to…