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Disclaimer: This website is designed to provide basic nutrition inspiration only and is not meant as a substitute for personal health or nutrition advice from your registered dietitian. 

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 I’m sharing tips and inspirations to nourish your body, stay strong, and live your life vibrantly, as you age. 

August 23, 2016

“I don’t want to be frumpy at fifty”

 
Over the past few years, I started hearing this more often from some pretty amazing women in my life. I listened as they talked about struggles with their changing, aging bodies. I became not so blissfully aware: “crap, there’s no turning back, I’m closer to old than young!”
 
I started to take a look at women around me. I saw women who were fighting aging, tooth and nail (and plastic surgery). I saw others who struggle...

August 23, 2016

During blueberry season here in Ontario I enjoy as many little blues as I can! I love them for the taste for sure, but nutritionally speaking, these vibrant blue berries are a smart choice:

  • They are packed with antioxidants, especially anthocyanins, that might boost brain health.

  • One cup (250mL) has just 87 calories and 4 grams of fibre, making them an ideal snack, especially if you’re trying to manage a healthy weight.

  • They are an excellent so...

August 16, 2016

Want a simple way to feel a little more perky? Drink water! Being well-hydrated helps you feel healthy and energized. Drinking enough fluids also helps with digestion and bowel regularity – two processes you might notice change a little as you age. 

Do you need 8 cups of water a day?

Nope! The amount of fluid you need is actually different for everyone, depending on factors such as age, activity level, how much you sweat and the environment (on hot, humid day...

August 9, 2016


 
I usually grill or roast asparagus, but I was inspired to create this recipe after being on an asparagus farm culinary tour with (the amazing!) Foodies on Foot and Ontario Asparagus
 
Now when I’m grilling asparagus, I keep a few spears aside to make salsa. Chop your mango and veggies into bigger chunks to make it a salad. Enjoy!
 
Ingredients
 
1 barely ripe mango, chopped
 3 Ontario asparagus spears, sliced into small circles
3 Ontario radishes, fine...

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