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Weekday Dieting and Weekend Cheat Meals

DON’T BURN DOWN THE HOUSE THIS WEEKEND The weekend is coming and poor decisions can be prevented.   Imagine a carpenter. He spends Monday-Friday building a house.   5pm rolls around after a long week and he lights the house on fire because it’s fun to watch it burn. It […]

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How Much Exercise is Needed to Burn off Halloween Candy?

HALLOWEEN RANT: I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on social media lately about how many minutes must be spend exercising to burn off various pieces of Halloween candy. You know the posts I’m talking about – the #thinspirational pictures and memes meant to motivate or raise awareness about your […]

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The Power of Your Beliefs

THE POWER OF YOUR BELIEFS A belief is the undeniable inner conviction of what you know to be true. A classic example of the power of our beliefs is someone who is trying to lose weight. You know the people I am talking about: they go on a quick-fix diet […]

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How to Read More Books

How to Read More Books (Without Spending A Single Dollar or Adding More Time to your Day) By: Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD Registered Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist   I’d like to share one of my favourite discoveries from this summer. It helped me to go from reading 1 book per […]

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NutritionRx Recommended Reading List

NutritionRx Recommended Reading List If you’re looking for some powerful reading recommendations on the topic of personal development and self-improvement, here are a few of my favourite books that I regularly recommend: Jennifer Broxterman’s Top Book Recommendations for Self-Development Mindset, Habits, Willpower, Self-Improvement 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do Resilience: […]

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Assessing Body Composition: When the Scale Lies

Assessing Body Composition: When the Scale Lies Over the past 15 months, I’ve eaten mostly healthy, whole foods and exercised very consistently. And guess what? I GAINED WEIGHT. Now, that hardly seems fair if you just look at the number on the scale, but when you look a little deeper […]