Start the New Year in a Cleaner, Better Place Than You Ended the Last Year

Food comas, wine hangovers and lazy Netflix days spent inside sipping Baileys in your morning coffee. OK, maybe a walk in the snow here and there, but then back inside for cookies and rum and eggnog. T’is the season to undo all the gains you made in the last year, right? Ask yourself, “Is it really …

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Sneaky Foods That Have You Eating More Sugar Than You Thought

If you’re someone who’s following the ketogenic diet and not counting the grams of sugar foods on your daily carb (and sugar) count, chances are you’re eating more grams of carbs than you think! If you’re eating more than 100g of carbs per day, that’s not keto! A true ketogenic diet means eating around 10 percent …

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Think Beyond the Sugar this Hallowe’en?

First, an excerpt about Hallowe’en from Jerry Seinfeld’s old-school stand-up: “The first time you hear the concept of Hallowe’en when you’re a kid, your brain can’t even process the information. You’re like, ‘What is this? What did you say? …Who is giving out candy? Everyone that we know is just giving away candy? Are you …

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Sleep Deprivation in the Short Term to Benefit the Long Term?

Say what? How is sleep deprivation ever a good thing? I know, it sounds counterintuitive at best—and counterproductive or even harmful at worst—but forced sleep restriction in the short term is one of the methods used in Cognitive Behavioural Insomnia Therapy, or CBiT. CBiT 101 CBiT is a way to treat insomnia, or poor sleep, without …

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