Category: Healthy Lifestyle

Category: Healthy Lifestyle

Nutrients of Concern in America
Image January 24, 2017 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, February 12, 2017  As a plant-based eater (vegan), people often ask me, “Where do you get your protein?” This always makes me smile, because I know two things: Studies show that most vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores consume 170% of their protein needs.[i] This means that like everyone else, I am probably getting
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History of the Plant-Based Diet
Image November 21, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 19, 2017  In December 2013, I watched a documentary entitled Forks Over Knives. This movie follows the lives of five people with different medical issues and tracks their progress after they adopt a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet, a dietary regime that contains no animal products, and contains food that is
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Weight Management Lessons I Learned on my Health Journey
Image July 12, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017 My Journey Maintaining one’s weight within a healthy target range can become increasingly difficult as we age. It would appear to be easier from some than for others. If you are one of those people whose body tends to pack on the pounds, then let me say that I
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Twenty Eight Ways To Save Your Back And Body When Doing Yard Work
Image July 12, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017  Well, spring is finally here and the gardening season is in full swing.  If you are like most of us, you get out there and overdo it, then pay for it the next day.  Worse yet, you could find yourself paying much longer than that due to a muscle
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Twenty Reasons to Not Eat Within Your Own Kingdom
Image March 17, 2015 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Saturday, January 28, 2017  There is now a mountain of evidence suggesting that eating more fruits and vegetables in your diet offers many health benefits. Most of the benefits come from the addition of whole food of plant origin, (fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, seeds etc.) because of all of the increased fibre,
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How to Read Food Labels
Image September 22, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, September 6, 2017   Label Reading 101 – Advice from Jeff Novick MS, RD, LD, LN The above picture is probably enough to scare anyone off of this topic. This is why I have created this post, which is a summary of label reading information presented in Jeff Novick’s DVD, ‘Should I
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The Pleasure Trap
Image March 14, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017The Pleasure Trap As an alternative health provider, I generally believe that if one follows one’s general intuitive sense about what feels good, that it will serve you well in life and in health. Listening to your own heart and your own mind is extremely important, since you are living
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Have we Gone Overboard on Protein?
Image January 13, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 12, 2017Have we Gone Overboard on Protein? What does the Science Say? *Reader’s note: Much of the content of this article is drawn from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. Their website, http://www.pcrm.org/ is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the science of healthy eating.   We all need to
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Are you getting enough…. Vitamin D?
Image November 6, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 19, 2017  In November 2013, I attended a medical seminar at McMaster University on the topic of Vitamin D put on by Grassroots Health, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals acting to fund studies, raise awareness and solve what they believe is  a vitamin D deficiency epidemic. There were several
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Sleep Hygiene and Your Child
Image July 9, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  As a kid I remember my dad saying, “Early to bed, early to rise makes you healthy, wealthy and wise.” Well I don’t know about the wealthy part, but lots of research supports the healthy and wise result. Getting your kid to go to bed at a regular time
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