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health, wellness, & self-care

7 Ways to Reduce Waste and Be Eco-Friendlier

February 28, 2021

Water bottles, dryer sheets and plastic grocery bags are convenient, but they are rapidly filling our landfills and causing harm to the environment. Every year, each Canadian produces over 500 kg of waste. Here are some easy suggestions to reduce waste and make your home more eco-friendly. 1. Practice FIFO (first in, first out) You […]

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3 Hearty Winter Stews for Weight Loss

It’s absolutely freezing outside and nothing feels better than a warm bowl of stew at this time of the year. One of the keys to successful weight loss is including a source of protein at every meal. These stews are packed with protein and make for easy meal prep at the beginning of the week. […]

February 22, 2021

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How To Fix Your Sleep

February 14, 2021

Most of us can relate to feeling sleep deprived, groggy and endlessly tired as we maneuver through the workday. We resort to caffeine, mid-day naps and sugary carbohydrates to get us through our daily tasks until it’s time to get back into bed for the night. Did you know that fewer than 6 hours of […]

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The Importance of a Morning Routine (& what mine is)

Are you a morning person? No? Neither was I! Does your current morning look like this?…Wake up…hit the snooze button…10 minutes later jump out of bed and get ready for work in all of 5 minutes…grab a granola bar to eat in the car and pull up to the Starbucks drive-through for some liquid energy? […]

February 8, 2021

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My Favourite Non-Toxic Cleaning Products | Holistic Nutritionist Approved

February 1, 2021

Our homes are where we rest our heads, spend most of our time (especially now) and care for our families. Have you ever thought about the chemicals and contaminants you are exposed to inside your own home? Keep reading to learn about how you can reduce your chemical load by simply switching up your cleaning […]

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My Top 5 Game Changing Health Tips | Holistic Nutritionist Approved

Here are my top 5 holistic nutritionist approved game changing health tips to kickstart your health journey today. Incorporate the practices below into your daily routine to start looking and feeling your absolute best! If any of the areas of health below are missing from your daily routine, it is likely that you have some […]

January 25, 2021

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Emotional Eating? Here’s How to Change Your Habits…

January 18, 2021

Emotional eating is something I see a lot in my practice. Eating during times of happiness, boredom, sadness and stress is common, but there is a fine line between emotionally eating sometimes versus making this a regular habit for yourself. If you find that emotional eating is holding you back from losing weight or maintaining […]

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Dr. Joey’s Grocery Shopping List

One of the questions I get asked all the time is “what do YOU buy at the grocery store”. I’m happy to share a complete list of my favourite grocery store items, but keep in mind that everyone’s needs are different when it comes to food and nutrition. The foods listed below are part of […]

January 11, 2021

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Dr. Joey’s 7 Game Changing Health Habits for Weight Loss

January 4, 2021

With January in full swing and New Year’s resolutions on the horizon, I wanted to share my top 7 game changing health habits to kick start 2021. We often think about making BIG changes to improve our health, but in reality, there are a lot of smaller changes we can make that are just as […]

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My Top 3 Favourite Healthy Smoothies

I love smoothies for an easy grab-and-go breakfast or a protein-packed snack. It’s so convenient to keep frozen fruit and chopped up veggies in the freezer to pop out and into the blender to create a healthy, nutrient dense meal in just a few minutes. Here are my top 3 favourite healthy smoothies that I […]

December 21, 2020

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