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4 Ways To Make Low Carb Easy In The Summer

It’s officially summer in Calgary, and it’s almost¬†Stampede time!¬†If you’re not from Calgary and don’t know what the Stampede is, it’s essentially 10 days where everyone dresses up like a cowpoke, and we eat a lot of free pancakes. That’s according to me, though. This is actually what the Stampede is. Summer can be a challenging time to stick to eating low carb, what with all the barbecues, get-togethers, drinkie-poos and vacations. I am here to tell you that you CAN stick to it, and it’s easy! Just follow my 4 steps below: Eat one salad a day. This is […]

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating Is Wrong (And It’s Making You Fat And Tired)

Alright, fine. I don’t actually know that everything you think you know is wrong. But hopefully you’ll stick with me and read on. Everywhere you turn, there’s a headline that promises the holy grail of healthy eating; maybe a new, trendy way to shed 15 pounds in just 7 days! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because thnow best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat. Gotta stay under such-and-such amount of calories, right? This has gotten […]

Caffeine: Friend Or Foe?

Energy Sans Caffeine: The Elusive Unicorn Of Modern Life If you are alive in today’s urban society, you probably know someone who needs that morning coffee (or maybe 6?) to even be functional. Maybe a few more in the afternoon to get through that post-lunch lull. Caffeine also helps “get things moving” if you get my drift–sometimes a bit too fast for some people (*cough* me *cough*). Perhaps this is you: caffeine doesn’t really affect you whether you have it or not. Maybe it’s just habit, maybe the bevvies you enjoy just happen to have caffeine in them. Maybe it’s […]