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Summer is here and the sun is shining, birds are chirping and you’re…..inside?!? Canadians spend a shocking 90% of their time indoors. Summer is the perfect time to break that statistic and get outside to enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Continue reading
Eating low Glycemic Index (GI) foods may feel daunting enough at home, but it can feel like an even greater challenge when you’re on the go. When hectic work days, travel or endless errands consume your day, plan ahead to help ensure you work low GI foods into your diet no matter where you are or what your to-do list demands.
After a long winter full of easy excuses to justify straying from our healthy eating and exercise goals, summer always seems like the perfect time to get back on track. But as the dog days of summer approach filled with BBQs and picnics, lazy days at the beach, travel and unusual schedules, staying on track can be harder than we anticipate. Below are some tips to help you achieve your health goals as you navigate a hectic summer schedule.
Happy Canada Day from the team at SimplyProtein! Here are some things we are Simply Proud about on Canada Day:
• To be a Canadian company!
• To make most of our snacks in Canada!
• To source many of our ingredients from Canada!
• To support Canadian food banks and charities!
• To make snacks that keep Canadians healthy and happy!
We hope you are as excited to celebrate Canada Day as we are!
If you have an action packed day planned like we do, here are some healthy and quick Canada Day themed snacks to keep you going:
We tell ourselves every morning when our alarm clock rings,"Just 5 more minutes, 5 more minutes!" We have the best intentions too when we wake up.
Mornings are a time when many of us feel both physically and mentally tired. Our energy levels are not where they are supposed to be...yet. Main causes of sluggish mornings include, lack of sleep, stress, and having too much of the wrong foods.
The holidays are upon us, and that means lots of holiday parties and get-togethers will be filling our calendars in the weeks to come. There will be plenty of opportunities to connect with family and friends, while indulging in yummy foods and tasty drinks galore. But wait! That means lots of extra sugar too!
There are two types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Patients with type 1 diabetes struggle with insulin production because their immune systems actually destroy the cells that release insulin. Insulin is the hormone that helps the body control the level of glucose in the blood. A lack of insulin means cells cannot absorb sugar (glucose) and use it properly for energy. Continue reading
Some studies show men seem to be less concerned about their health than women are. Men may be more likely to smoke and/or drink, they may be more willing to put themselves into dangerous or risky situations and they may be less disciplined when it comes to scheduling regular check-ups and screenings with their doctors.
This, of course, is a generalization. There are plenty of men out there who are on top of their medical needs and pay close attention to their health and fitness. Still, we thought we’d take a quick look at some of the health issues that concern men the most. We’d like to offer the guys a few tips on how to eat for optimal health, as well as some suggestions for achieving a healthy work-life balance.