July 16, 2015

As a distance runner, I like to eat lots of nutritious snacks to keep my energy levels up after a long workout. One of my "go to" foods is cucumbers on a small salad or just plain with hummus...here's why!

 

-Cucumbers are loaded with water ( 95 per cent!) which can help you stay hydrated on a hot summer day.

 

-Believe it or not this vegetable which contains lots of water, also contains polyphenols called lignans which may help lower your risk of breast and ovarian cancers. They also contain phytonutrients which have anti cancer properti...

January 14, 2015

Loving my work and being a dedicated health coach, I do my best to live what I preach. I eat a plant based diet (85-90 per cent) and stay away completely from soda and red meat. But, with that said, like most of you, I am human, and every now and then I splurge just a little bit too much on red wine, coffee, and sugary treats, especially during the holiday season. When this happens, I schedule a few days in the month to do a "safe" one day detox. Why do I call it safe? Well, that's because I am not a big believer in fasting, especiall...

August 23, 2014

My Five Reasons For Eating Cucumbers!

 

As a distance runner, I like to eat lots of nutritious snacks to keep my energy levels up after a long workout. One of my “go to” foods is cucumbers on a small salad or just plain with hummus…here’s why!

 

-Cucumbers are loaded with water ( 95 per cent!) which can help you stay hydrated on a hot summer day.

 

-Believe it or not this vegetable which contains lots of water, also contains poly phenols called lignans which may help lower your risk of breast and ovarian cancers. They also contain phytonutr...

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