Nutrition For Real Life

Healthy eating has to be fun and fit into your lifestyle – otherwise, you won’t do it.

Life is full of moments: chasing the kids around the park, celebrating a friend’s birthday, or even running a race. Get the most out of every moment in life by feeding yourself healthy. Nutrition for real life is your destination for up-to-date, science-backed tricks and tips on how to eat well…and, have fun doing it!

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GMOs: “Yeah!” or “Uh-Oh!”

Post on: November 30, 2016.

Posted in: Read.

From apples to corn, we Canadians interact with GMOs every day. Whether you know nothing about GMOs, or lots, this blog will give you some food for thought.

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Do FitBits & Other Activity Trackers Work?

Post on: November 2, 2016.

Posted in: Read.

Chase the kids. Join a class. Get a running buddy. Try using an Activity Tracker. Whatever way you can, don't fall into the November slump - let's get active! It'd be nice to avoid needing your "fat pants" this holiday season.

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The 100 Healthiest Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

Written By: Allison Tannis, Fairwinds Press 2009

Backed up by the latest nutritional research, this guide debunks pregnancy food myths and uncovers a number of surprising food choices that are superfoods for expectant mothers.

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Feed Your Skin, Starve Your Wrinkles

Written By: Allison Tannis, Fairwinds Press 2009

Beets. Pumpkin Seeds. Mangoes. What do these foods have in common? They are some of the very best foods for fighting aging and keeping your skin beautiful.

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Probiotic Rescue

Written By: Allison Tannis, Wiley 2008

With health benefits for people of every age, probiotics are the most important nutritional breakthrough of the century.

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