Month: January 2019

How to Check for Radon in Your House

If you’ve been following the news, you have probably seen that in certain parts of North America (and really the world), there are extremely high levels of radon. We just read that in Edmonton, Canada the Lung Association is calling for homeowners to get their homes tested for radon. Since this blog is all about your overall health, we thought it was important to cover this important topic and suggest that everyone gets their home’s radon levels checked.

What is Radon?
According to the American Lung Association, radon is, “a naturally occurring gas that can have a big impact on indoor air quality and your health. You can’t see or smell it, and radon can build up inside homes, buildings and schools to dangerous levels. Exposure to high levels of radon can cause lung cancer.”

The fact that radon can’t be seen or smelled is what makes it particularly scary! Lung cancer that is affected/associated with radon account for approximately 21,000 deaths annually in the United States. (source)

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New Canada Food Guidelines

Canada Announces New Canadian Food Guide Servings 2019

What are the new Canada Food Guide Changes?
Huge news out of the food and diet sector today today as a major country – Canada – has officially moved away from its focus on meat and dairy and has put a larger emphasis on whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

One of the biggest takeaway’s is the removal of four food groups, a staple in Canada’s Food Guide since 1977.

The biggest Canada Food Guide changes seems to be the suggestion that Canadians should be eating a lot more plant-based proteins and should reduce the amount of processed meats and saturated fats, which can contribute to cancer, diabetes and other diseases.

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How Netflix Sensation, Marie Kondo, Can Tidy Up Your Fitness

If you haven’t heard of Netflix’s new breakout star, Marie Kondo: Tidying Up, then you’re missing out on the latest tidying up, organization craze! You might wonder, what does Marie Kondo’s methods have to do with fitness? The answer is a lot!

While our goal with this blog is to review anti cellulite products and provide fitness tips, it’s important to see what trends are happening that can you can apply to your life.

If you are always rushing, always feeling overwhelmed then it’s hard to feel motivated to exercise and eat healthy food. Let’s say you can never find your workout clothes or are missing a shoe – then it’s an easy way to have an excuse not to exercise.

We’ll go over some of Marie Kondo’s world famous tidying up techniques and how that relates to how you can achieve your fitness goals, feel confident and thrive. We love everything Marie Kondo including Marie Kondo paper organizing and her method, the Marie Kondo folding towels method to help deal with clutter.

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