Paleo, plant-based, ketogenic, raw, good fat, bad fat, good carbs, bad carbs… Canadians can certainly be forgiven for not knowing what to eat these days. While most of us have abandoned trusting mass advertising to shape our food choices, the amount of information, misinformation, and disinformation out there is phenomenal. Just a brief online search can bring up a wealth of credible-sounding reports both on why we should, and shouldn’t, eat particular diets or foods, leaving one utterly confused and frustrated.
At Sea to Sky Thrivers’ we believe eating nutritious organic fruits and vegetables is the best way you can invest in your health – fueling your body with a broad spectrum of antioxidants, phytonutrients (aka phytochemicals), vitamins, minerals, and fibres.
Since childhood, we’ve been told to “eat your greens!”, but what about our oranges, whites, browns, reds, purples and blues? As creatures of habit, it’s easy to get stuck in a routine of eating the same types of fruits and vegetables over and over again.
Your whole body is linked, therefore it is important to approach "health" as a whole. Poor physical health can lead to poor mental health, just as a strong and healthy mind can greatly improve our ability to cope with physical ailments.
Meditation is a peaceful, spiritual practice used to disconnect from busy lifestyles, bring an awareness to the mind and to reflect on the self. Its roots are buried deep in Buddhist and Hindi culture. These days, it is practiced worldwide, but why - and how - do we do it?