Eating Healthy

Healthy eating habits are important to your daily and overall health. These articles and tips will help you stay healthy.

A healthy and balanced diet is required to give your body the vitamins and nutrients it needs to stay in good health. Use this guide to ensure that you are giving your body what it needs. Click image to open full sized image

March is Nutrition Month! Nutrition is the basis of living a healthy lifestyle. I’m sure you know this, but your body is very complex; each and every day there are physical and chemical processes occurring that help you maintain normal physiological function. There are essential nutrients required for normal function t…

Want to feel healthier? Lose weight? Improve your digestion? While upgrading your food choices is naturally a great place to start, in reality, it’s only half of the healthy eating equation. Have you ever stopped to examine “how” you eat? In other words, paying close attention to your eating habits. You see, changing y…

Make your diet healthy by adding the right ingredients to your salads. For lunch or dinner, these healthy additions will help you increase your nutrient and vitamin intake.

Celiac disease is a serious, genetic autoimmune condition that is estimated to affect approximately 1 in 133 North Americans. Sadly, approximately 83% of celiac sufferers go either undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with the wrong condition. People with celiac disease are unable to digest gluten – the protein found in wheat,…

Committing to a healthy, well balanced diet gives your body the nutrients and energy it needs to live your happiest, healthiest life. So today we have an easy to use meal plan guide that you can use to kick-start your own healthier diet choices. Many of these recipes are only a click away from The Bell Lifestyle Kitche…

Type 2 Diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for approximately 90% of all cases. It’s a metabolic disorder, characterized by insulin resistance and fasting elevations in blood sugar levels, and if left untreated can result in a number of serious health complications. The good news is that this form o…

Your kidneys are vital organs that help detoxify your body by filtering and eliminating waste and producing urine. Over 2 million Canadians suffer from kidney disease or kidney damage. The risk factors for kidney disease include; being of African descent, eating a diet high in red meat, smoking and obesity. There are a…

Step up your baking game this holiday season with these simple and delicious substitutes. Holiday baking just got a whole lot healthier. Enjoy! Sugar Swap Sure, we all love our sweet treats over the holidays but many recipes call for an unnecessarily high amount of sugar. In many cases, you’ll find that you can cut up…

Ah, carbohydrates. Has another macronutrient ever been more vilified? Well perhaps fat, but it seems that carbohydrates are currently stealing center stage. Are carbs really as bad as some people say? Should you be eating low carb or no carbs at all? If you’re confused about carbs you’re definitely not alone. The reali…