Foods for Fitness
The Best Foods Before and After a Workout
By: Pura | July 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

The importance of healthy meals before and after a workout becomes more apparent once you get into a good fitness routine. Keeping your body fueled and nourished will help your body prepare and recover from any type of workout. What foods should you be eating though, and which nutrients does...

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Healthy post-partum Foods
The Best Post-Partum Foods for Your Mind and Body
By: Pura | July 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Having a baby is a bit of a whirlwind and it can be challenging to prioritize healthy eating habits when you're overjoyed and overwhelmed with the new addition of your family. Up until now, people have told you ‘get your sleep now!’ because you’re going to be up for all...

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Moringa and Matcha; Which is superior?
Moringa or Matcha? Which is Superior?
By: Pura | July 20, 2017 | 25 Comments

Moringa is gaining notoriety as a superfood and is often compared to matcha. Both moringa and matcha are incredibly nutrient-dense green powders that are packed with antioxidants that boost heart health, fights inflammation, and increase your body’s immune strength. Both moringa and matcha can be made into tea, used in...

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How to Transition to Vegan and Why
By: Pura | July 17, 2017 | No Comments

Being vegan means you’ll get asked about your lifestyle choices a lot, often with genuine curiosity and sadly sometimes because people want to challenge you. You’ll find that you end up coming with an ‘elevator pitch’ response. For me, I was becoming increasingly interested in environmental and animal welfare issues...

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Is It Time to Add Barley Wheatgrass to Your Routine?
By: Pura | July 13, 2017 | No Comments

We’ve all seen wheatgrass growing at our local Whole Foods Market that hippies or health nuts take a shot of after their yoga class. People have emphasized the cleansing and health benefits but for the most part, the thought of eating blended grass probably doesn't appeal to most people. You might...

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Maca Root, It’s Worth the Hype
By: Pura | July 10, 2017 | No Comments

It’s possible that you might have seen Maca root while shopping and mistaken it for a small and sad radish. As a root vegetable that varies in colour, it has green leaves that grow out of the soil from the root which that are small and wrinkly. It would have...

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