Category: Nutrition

Nutrition and Exercise: Building Blocks for Good Health

2016-03-25

Nutrition and Exercise: Building Blocks for Good Health Health and wellness take commitment. And a plan. Nothing complicated, just a dedicated plan for good nutrition and regular exercise. Few things affect our health as much as the food we consume each day. Food fuels our bodies, provides necessary nutrients, satisfies our hunger and pleases our …

The Healthy Way To Snack

2016-02-18

Learn about Healthy Snacks at Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada We’re not must a gym. Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada is your health and wellness resource, with a team of certified nutritionists dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Whether you’re seeking a weight loss solution or want to improve your health with more nutritious …

Gym Fundamentals at Women’s Fitness Clubs in Toronto

2015-11-18

Learn Some Fitness Fundamentals to Aid Your Weight Loss Plan You probably already know that exercise and proper nutrition really do make a difference in how you feel. Exercise is not just about losing weight – it’s also about health and wellness for both your mind and body. When combined with good nutrition, working out …

Vegetarian, Vegan or “Flexitarian”?

2014-06-09

As spring melts into summer and a wider variety of fresh produce arrives in grocery stores and farmer’s markets all over Ontario, it’s tempting to add more fruits and vegetables to your regular diet. But have you ever considered going fully vegetarian or vegan? If so, you’re not alone. Interest in vegan diets is on …

How much water do you really need?

2014-03-27

It seems like every day, we hear that consuming eight glasses of water a day is best. But is that really the case? Not necessarily. In a recent study performed in Australia and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, dehydrated athletes who simply think they’re being rehydrated adequately perform no differently in physical …

It’s Snowy: Eat Some Winter Veggies!

2013-12-15

During this time of year, it’s easy to get side-tracked thinking of all the great meats and sweets that are traditionally served at parties and big dinner celebrations, not to mention office gatherings, cookie swaps, and activities for kids. So, how do you eat healthy? For one, eat your vegetables. Winter vegetables get a bad …

Get Some Ginger Into You!

2013-11-20

Chances are you’ve made some dishes with ginger already this fall: from pumpkin pie to saag paneer, ginger is that special ingredient that makes everything taste warm, clean, and inviting. It can dress up pork, enliven fish, and it blends beautifully with tomato and coconut milk. But did you know it can also make you …

It’s Flu Season. Here’s How To Avoid Getting Sick.

2013-11-15

It’s that time of year again: time for a flu shot! Cold and flu season is upon us, and it’s important to protect yourself, your family, and your co-workers from weeks of fever, congestion, coughs, aches, and pains. Don’t worry — it can be done! Here’s how. First, it’s important to understand the differences between …

Get Cooking Healthy This Autumn With Your Slow Cooker!

2013-11-06

Now that Thanksgiving and Halloween are over in Canada, you’re probably thinking of how to get all your other holiday tasks done while staying healthy and keeping active. How do you keep up with all your obligations and meet your goals without succumbing to the lure of fast food? Enter the slow cooker. With a …

Guest Post from Promenade Dietitian Carly Hochman: Snacking For Success!

Whether you like to shake it in Zumba (like I do), build muscle in muscle mix, sweat it out in cycle, or hit the machines, a hearty snack is very important after working out to help repair muscle tissues and replenish glycogen stores. A sensible snack should include a source of complex carbohydrates as well …