Category Archives: Food for Thought

Are You Suffering From Adrenal Fatigue?

Are you one of the thousands of people who have gone to a doctor with lackluster energy, low moods, and chronic ailments only to be passed off as mildly depressed and prescribed medications? Have these medications only made you feel slightly better? There are many people frustrated because they can’t pin down why they are […]

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The Modern Woman’s Dilemma

International Women’s Day is a day where we celebrate and reflect the contributions women have made globally since time immemorial.   It is also an opportunity to acknowledge where improvements need to be made. In North America women are moving towards equal opportunities in regards to employment and careers, however, it seems to come with another […]

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How to Feed 9 Billion Without Killing the Earth

Our world is serving over seven billion mouths daily. That number is expected to rise another two billion by 2050. That means we will need to produce more food. It is estimated that the world will need to double its crops output in order to meet the increased demand for food. Agriculture is being viewed as the solution for […]

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Finding Comfort In Stillness

Today’s blog has a more personal touch to it. I hope you enjoy it. I had been driving for two hours towards the reclusiveness of my dad’s farm. As I was seeing less and less human life and activity I really began to wonder if I could do it. Stay there overnight alone. Two weeks […]

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Consider This Before Doing a 6-Week Challenge

Six-week challenges seem to be all the rage these days. Many fitness centres and weight-loss supplement companies offer specials to sign up and rewards for the “winners”. As there are some short-term benefits in participating in 6-week challenges they don’t always provide long-term solutions to creating a healthy lifestyle. Here are some reasons why we […]

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Eating Addictive? Depends On The Food

I don’t claim to be a scientist but I feel I know enough about food addiction and emotional-eating that I am going to challenge the recent article in The Guardian, “Eating, Not Sugar, is Addictive” as only being half right. The article which outlines the results of a study about overeating is suggesting that it is […]

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3 Ways Free Food Comes With A Cost

I travel a lot. In fact, I seem to be living out of a suitcase at least one day a week. My road trips involve staying in many different hotels. Fortunately with all my camping-away-from-home experience I have a fairly good system in place when it comes to maintaining a healthy eating schedule. Breakfast for […]

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Promoting Fat-Shaming and Body-Shaming is Not Cool

Standing in the slow-moving grocery line, I began scanning the magazine rack looking to pick one up and leaf through it while I wait. The selection was mostly tabloid and fashion magazines but they all had a common denominator, either applauding or shaming someone’s body. The articles that were also displayed on the cover used […]

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