Surviving and Enjoying

by Colleen Salsman

Surviving and Enjoying Summer BBQ’s Here in Alberta our summers are so short it’s important to take advantage of the occasional good weather. The summer BBQ season is a great time to get together with family and friends. These occasions do not have to be filled with decadent and fat laden foods. Great tasting food doesn’t have to equate to high fat, high sodium foods. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy summer BBQ’s and parties. Have a small protein shake prior to attending your function you will eat less. Drink 2 liters of water per day quite often thirst is mistaken for hunger. If you are attending a “Potluck” avoid bringing dishes that contain dairy and processed fats i.e. corn ... continue reading

 


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Welcome

by Ben Salsman

Welcome

Welcome to Colleen Salsman's new website. Feel free to have a look around and fill out the Health Profile Form . I will be updating the website in the weeks to come so please stay ... continue reading

 


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ANTI-AGING Fact or Fiction

by Colleen Salsman

Anti-aging products are ubiquitous. New and exciting creams and pills are introduced weekly promising eternal youth. Who wouldn’t be enticed by this promise! The sad truth is anti-aging is currently impossible. We each age at different rates depending on genetics and constitutional factors that may predispose us to certain health problems. Even if we can look younger externally, through cosmetic surgery, we still age internally. There are many theories of aging. The theory most widely accepted by health professionals is the “Free Radical” theory. Factors that contribute to increased production of free radicals are: trans fats, pesticides, UVrays, long-term illness, prescription and recreational drugs. ... continue reading

 


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Clean Eating

by Colleen Salsman

“Why do we keep repeating the same behaviours over and over expecting different results” Clean Eating is not a diet, it’s a re-introduction to real food and how it can empower the individual rather being co-dependant on large weight loss corporations that product short-term results . Clean eating introduces you to simple recipes. You do not have to be a gourmet cook nor do you have to cook 24/7 to put together fabulous meals. Benefits of Clean Eating: supplies the body with a full complement of vitamins/minerals/fiber. Eating fresh unprocessed foods instead of pre-packaged processed dead foods that provide little to no nutritional value. can lower elevated blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, and reduce the ... continue reading

 


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