Back to School Immune Essentials

Back to School Immune Essentials

Getting back to school in 2020 is like no other.  Parents and children are walking into uncharted territory!  It is important to take all the precautions that have been outlined by your local health care authorities and school board.  As a parent, there are some...

Best Veggie Burgers on the Market

Best Veggie Burgers on the Market

You say BBQ and most people think BURGERS!  More and more people are reducing the amount of meat protein they consume and are looking for healthy vegetarian & vegan protein items they can enjoy this BBQ season.  When it comes to store-bought veggie burgers, the...

HEALTHY EATING ON VICTORIA DAY – EH?

HEALTHY EATING ON VICTORIA DAY – EH?

With our first long weekend here - we typically kick off the event with warm festivities - barbecue, fireworks and a picnic in the park. Although long weekends are a small fragment of time - unhealthy eating will linger for weeks! Here are some healthy nutrition tips...

Canada’s NEW food guide and noteworthy changes!

Canada’s NEW food guide and noteworthy changes!

Nutrition is such an evolving science - one minute a food is good for you and the next it's questionable...we have seen society evolve rapidly from growing food in their own land to eating a meal with click of a button for a mobile order.  This changing lifestyle is a...

5 ways to jumpstart your health

5 ways to jumpstart your health

You know how important it is to be healthy, and you have the BEST intensions. But somehow your day gets the best of you - intensions are clouded with to do's, and the precious time you carved out for yourself got bumped!  If you have not been eating healthy or have...

How much exercise does your heart need

How much exercise does your heart need

Your heart is a muscle, and like all muscles, it needs movement for optimal health.  Incorporating regular exercise will open the door to a series of heart healthy benefits reduce blood pressure lower cholesterol improve your blood sugar strengthen the heart muscle...

Fats that fuel your heart – Omega 3, 6 and 9

Fats that fuel your heart – Omega 3, 6 and 9

February is HEART month and what better way to take care of our heart than by learning about fats. Yes, we said fat. As you know there are good and bad fats and the good fats are going to help improve your heart health. Question is... which ones are good and which...

Exercise – how to get out of the rut!

Exercise – how to get out of the rut!

Exercise - we have all had moments in our lifetime where we have become addicted to fitness, but there have been other times where we have done absolutely nothing! Let's start with the moments that you are in a rut - you can't seem to exercise, how do you feel?  You...

Superfood Powders that will boost your health

Superfood Powders that will boost your health

When we think of power powders - the first that comes to mind is protein powder - but step aside muscle juice - there are a whole line of super powders that are making their way into mainstream eating and for good reason. Powders are beyond convenient for the busy...

Intermittent Fasting – What’s the Hype?

Intermittent Fasting – What’s the Hype?

In our new MCC360 Challenge, we are introducing our patients to intermittent fasting.  Recently this old practice has become the new trend.  Nothing new about it, fasting has been around for centuries - used as a common health practice by Hippocrates, and a religious...

No Bake Eggnog Bites

No Bake Eggnog Bites

These no-bake eggnog bites are a festive way to enjoy the holidays. They are perfect to stash in the freezer for that quick grab & go snack or for when you need an "eggnog" treat.  A lovely addition to any holiday dessert tray! Here is what you need 1/2 cup Almond...

How to outsmart the MID life male body

How to outsmart the MID life male body

Here you are today in your late 40s or 50’s – things are starting to change…You look down and can’t see your feet, your belly is in the way, your routine medical check-up is not so routine, there are some signs of wear and tear from your blood work you step on the...

Power Pumpkin Energy Balls

Power Pumpkin Energy Balls

Movember is all about males, and one of the most fortified foods that men should add to their diet are pumpkin seeds.  Raw that is!  Raw pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which plays an important role in immune function as well as male prostate health.  Pumpkin seeds...

Ramping up Root Veggies – Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ramping up Root Veggies – Stuffed Acorn Squash

  With Thanksgiving soon upon us, we are always looking for the perfect side dish recipe. It is the season for comfort and nothing does this better than grounding root vegetables.  Simply think of the fall mascot - a pumpkin - a phenomenal root veggie that...

Fat Attack 2.0

Fat Attack 2.0

MCC is excited to launch FAT ATTACK 2.0 - The original diet was created to fill the need for those looking for a rapid weight loss  & has been a success because it's... SIMPLE - the diet tells you exactly what to eat and uses common foods that are in your...

10 Healthy BENTO Box Lunch Ideas

10 Healthy BENTO Box Lunch Ideas

It's that time a year again, time to buy a lunch bag and fill it for the next 10 months with healthy foods for your growing child.  Bento boxes are all the craze, allowing for easier lunch prep without wasting multiple baggies and helping with portion control too. ...

Food Prep Tips for Summer

Food Prep Tips for Summer

When trying to eat healthily, meal prep is key. But, let's face it, no one wants to spend hours in the kitchen when they could be outside enjoying the Summer weather. Here are 8 food prep tips to get you in & out of the kitchen so you can have some fun in the sun!...

Why Are Avocados So Good For You?

Why Are Avocados So Good For You?

Although most of the calories in an avocado come from fat, that healthy, beneficial fat helps to keep you full and satiated.  Fat is essential for every single cell in the body. Consuming healthy fats helps slow the breakdown of carbohydrates, which aid in maintaining...

Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado Ice Cream

Dip into the summer with a healthy meal that some will consider a treat.  Refreshing, properly balanced and it tastes great! Here is What you need... 1/2 frozen banana, 1/2 cup skim milk, 1/4 cup frozen avocado chunks, 1 tbsp light peanut butter, 1/2 cup ice, 1 scoop...