Sports Nutrition

 

Why Nothing Compares to Fresh Air

Getting out into the wilderness, and the life giving, oxygen-rich air of the forrest, is like nothing else. There are so many benefits to playing outdoors, whether it’s a walk in the woods, a swim in the lake, or ocean; even just a stroll down the street.    Here’s some of my favourite reasons for Continue Reading

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Electrolade: A Homemade Sports Drink

*Bonus Recipe- Ginger + Coconut Water 3-4 slices of fresh ginger, peeled + sliced  2-3 cups 100% pure coconut water 5 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp *raw honey 1/8 tsp sea salt  Place 1 cup of coconut water + ginger slices in a small pan, and heat on medium for about 5 minutes. Remove Continue Reading

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Healing Bone Fractures w. Food, Herbs+Spices

Healing a bone from a fracture, or break can be a frustrating one. It’s a waiting game and you must be patient, as bone’s take time to “knit” themselves back together. There’s good news too! Nutritionally there is so much you can do to give yourself an advantage in the healing process. Here are a Continue Reading

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Herbal Iron Elixir

Iron is lost by the body through a variety of ways including: urination, perspiration and exfoliating of old skin cells – like when you’re dry brushing. Bleeding contributes to further loss of iron which is why women tend of have a higher demand for iron than men. Since our bodies can’t produce iron itself, we need to make sure Continue Reading

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Eating Right on The Road

Road trips are one of my favorite things. The only problem can be the food options. What if a girl wants to keep it healthy?  Here’s some of the things I’ve tried along the way.   In the Car Having a cooler full of ice packs in your vehicle can make all the difference. You can Continue Reading

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Eating Your Iron

Women in particular tend to suffer from low iron levels due to monthly menstration. Vegan’s and vegetarian’s (even meat eater’s!) can also be victim to low amounts of this spectacular mineral. Another issue is lack of proper nutrient absorbtion. This problem can occur if you’r dealing with a bowel disorder such as IBS, celiac or Continue Reading

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