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  • 5 Ways to Naturally Flavour Water


    Dry lips. Dry mouth. Increased thirst. Headaches. Dark yellow urine. Low blood pressure. Increased heart rate. What do all of these symptoms have in common? They are all signs of dehydration. With summer around the corner, and hopefully a lot of sunshine, staying well hydrated is essential. It is just...

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  • Blend This, Not That!

    Blend This, Not That! Veggies
    Have you ever had a smoothie and found yourself rummaging through the fridge shortly after? You’re not alone. Some studies suggest that eating your calories rather than sipping on them can keep your hunger at bay. How? Solid foods spend more time in the oral processing phase (i.e. in your...

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  • Sugar Alternatives: how healthy are they?

    Types of sugar
    Sugar, ah honey honey. You are my candy girl, and you got me wanting you! ♪♪ The Archies were on to something when they wrote that song. Not only do many people love sugar and honey, but they are often substituted for one another in cooking and baking. Why? They...

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  • 5 Tips to Kickstart Your Fitness Goals for Summer


    As spring is nearly ending, most of us are trying to get fit and ready for summer. Although setting a New Year’s resolution can be pretty easy, maintaining it is a completely different story. With warmer temperatures and more sunshine, there’s no better time to improve yourself. Here are 5 amazingly...

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  • Milk: Does it really do your body good?

    almond heart
    With more and more people straying from milk, it is not surprising to see franchises, like Starbucks, offering various non-dairy alternatives. Reasons for ditching this protein-packed fluid can range from an allergy, an intolerance, dietary lifestyle (e.g. vegan or ovo-vegetarian), concerns regarding the use of growth hormones, or trendiness like...

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  • Spring Cleaning 101: 10 Dietician approved foods that should be in your fridge


    Attics. Closets. Garages. What do these areas have in common? Dust, overcrowding, fire hazards and they are on most people’s spring cleaning hit lists. Although the fridge is not an area, this appliance is just as purge worthy. Why? Besides diabetes mellitus or heart disease waiting for you in a...

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  • #GoodKarma Project: Ro Nwosu (Family Day Event)

    POUND® - the world's first cardio jam session in a gym with Ro Nwosu
    POUND® is the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. It’s a real chance to connect and it has so many benefits on top of not feeling like a crazy workout.  I’ve been a POUND Pro for almost 8 months now...

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  • Karma Athletics x Pranin Organic: A Holistic Nutritionist’s approach to Organic Supplements


    Through our Activist, Rebecca Johnston, I learned about Pranin Organic. Their founder, Dr. David Wang, Naturopathic Doctor created the company because he saw a gap in the supplements market. He found that traditional supplements were causing his patients to experience weird side effects. As a result, instead of producing synthetic,...

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  • Why You Should Try a Spin Class this Weekend (Featuring CTV's The Social)

    Melissa Grelo sports in Karma gear in a spin class demo on The Social
    1. It’s high intensity, but low impact.  Anyone can get on a bike and do it!2. It only takes 45 minutes, so it’s not a lot of time commitment.3. The choreographed moves trick your brain into having more fun while getting a good work out. It’s basically dancing on a...

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  • 3 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy


    "Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada." - Government of CanadaI am not trying to scare you with this statistic.  Knowledge is power.  Fortunately, cardiovascular health is easily supported by lifestyle changes and changes in dietary habits.1. Prevention through...

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