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The Warmest Slippers Ever!!

Anyone who owns a pair of Padraigs can attest to the ultimate comfort, coziness and warmth of these Canadian made slippers.  They are ideal for your special baby or  grandma/grandpa or gift to self.  Comprised of wool, sheepskin and leather, these slippers are made of all natural products and they are hand crocheted and hand [...]


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Which protein supplement should I use?

Of all the questions I get asked by my clients, “Which protein supplement should I use?” is at the top!  I know it’s confusing to choose the best product when the store shelves are literally bulging with containers boasting the best results and quality. How can you really tell which product is best? Check out [...]


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Staying Fit During the Holidays

Bring it on…the high-calorie food and drinks, that is! Is that how you’ve approached this magical time of year? You’re not alone. Most people lose sight of their fitness and fat loss goals entirely this month, only to have a rude awakening when their clothes are snug come January. It’s really no wonder most people [...]


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Oil Of Oregano

Oil of Oregano is a potent herb loaded with medicinal properties. It is widely known for preventing or healing colds and flus;  it acts to loosen and calm coughs as well as combats the germ that caused the sickness.   Viruses, bacteria , fungi, parasites and protozoa are destroyed by Oil of Oregano. In addition this [...]


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Periodontal Disease & Diabetes

Records indicate that people who have diabetes are more vulnerable to developing infections than non-diabetics.  As a result, if you are diabetic, maintaining your routine care appointments is even more imperative! Gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis), or periodontal disease, is a progressive condition.  This bacterial infection will begin at your gums and the surrounding tissue [...]


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How often should you change your toothbrush?

You change your clocks in October but, how often should you change your toothbrush? The Ontario Dental Association claims it’s best to change your toothbrush or toothbrush heads every 3-4 months. We agree.  The reasons?  Well, usually after a 3-4 month period your toothbrush bristles have started to show signs of wear and become bent.  [...]


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What are Parabens?

There has been a lot of talk about parabens!  They are chemicals that are used as preservatives which prevent the growth of bacteria and fungus. They can be found in cosmetics, shampoo, conditioners, lotions, cleaners, toothpastes etc and even in food. They are efficient, cheap and increase the shelf life of products. Sounds good! But [...]


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Healthy Oils to Cook With

I’ve been using organic, virgin, coconut oil for a few years now and love it for frying, sautéing, baking etc. It can withstand a higher heat and not oxidize. I also love coconut oil as a butter; I  add it to my smoothie and also apply it to my skin as a moisturizer……also great for [...]


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Sports Guards and Injury Prevention

Regardless of age, if you’re an active individual, the odds are you can benefit from a sports guard.  The Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association informs us that although dental emergencies and injuries can occur at any age, about one-third of these injuries occur during active recreation/leisure activities.  Customized mouth guards are recommended for those who cycle, [...]


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What’s in Your Salt Shaker?

Regular white table salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride and 2.5% chemical additives such as anti-caking compounds, dextrose, moisture absorbents and iodine. This salt is dried at extremely high temperatures. Using Himalayan Salt or Sea Salt is a better option. I tend to use Himalayan Salt over Sea Salt because the ocean source of sea [...]