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How Could Plant Protein Benefit You?

How Could Plant Protein Benefit You?

When you eat animal protein it takes more time and effort for your body to digest. The more work your digestive system has to do, the heavier and sluggish you might feel.  Animal protein has higher amount of saturated fat and cholesterol; as well, high intake of red meat can increase your risk of colon cancer. The key is moderation and balance!  Choose lean animal proteins and fish, but don't forget to include at least 2 plant-based protein meals per week. There are many benefits to eating plant proteins: High in fibre Lower in saturated fat and cholesterol Rich in unsaturated...

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Top 10 Tips For a Super Positive Juice Cleanse Experience

Top 10 Tips For a Super Positive Juice Cleanse Experience

So you have been curious about taking on a juice cleanse but never have really done one. Before you decide to venture into your very first juice cleanse, we are sure you have lots of questions on how best to prepare your mind and body for this challenge.  So don’t worry, we are here to help you!

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Looking for some new drink ideas to serve at your next Summer BBQ, or just to enjoy on your patio?

Looking for some new drink ideas to serve at your next Summer BBQ, or just to enjoy on your patio?

Try our fun mocktails (or cocktails) with a healthy flair.  All made with our refreshing 100% organic cold-pressed juices and mylks! Pineapple Daiquiri Kombucha Mocktail Makes: 1 large pitcher (~8 large glasses) Ingredients: 1 bottle (500 mL) NPJ Pineapple Express 2 cups (500 mL) sparkling water, lime flavor 8 cups (2 L) kombucha, original flavor 4 ½ limes, juiced (~ 9 tbsp lime juice) Garnish: 4 ½ limes, sliced & 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks Directions: Mix the cold-pressed juice, sparkling water, kombucha, and lime juice into a large pitcher. Add in sliced limes and frozen pineapple chunks as a...

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Hey Lower Mainland, I hope you’ve been out enjoying the beautiful weather, but don’t forget to hydrate!

Hey Lower Mainland, I hope you’ve been out enjoying the beautiful weather, but don’t forget to hydrate!

While it’s important to stay well-hydrated year round, the warm weather makes you more susceptible to dehydration.  Dehydration can affect your mood and energy, as well as lead to muscle cramps, constipation, and headaches.  Chronic dehydration can increase your risk of infections, particularly urinary tract infections, and heat stroke [1]. There are 3 key ways to tell if you are dehydrated, make sure to pay attention to the signs [2]: If your urine is a dark yellow colour and has a strong odor.  This is the best way to tell if you’re well hydrated.  Aim for urine that is pale...

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