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Resistance training: Why we should all be lifting weights

South Shore Breaker, February 18, 2109

If you're under the age of 50, it’s important to have good muscle mass because after that, we start to lose up to one per cent muscle mass per year. So, the more muscle mass you have before age 50, the better off you'll be. Lifting weights is not just about muscle “mass” and “strength” though, it's a great way to maintain good health for just about everyone at any age, whether you're athletic or not. Let’s look at five key health factors that are improved with increased muscle mass. Read the entire article here.

Manifest your goals

South Shore Breaker, November 19, 2018

Jim Carey, Kellan Lutz, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry, John Assaraf, Oprah Winfrey, Lucinda Cross and many other famous and highly successful people have reported amazing success with this method. Olympic athletes are also known to create vision boards to help improve their performance. Jack Canfield, the author of the Chicken Soup For The Soul book series, is a big believer in the power of vision boards. Read the entire article here.

taking a holistic approach to diet, lifestyle.

by Ann O'Connell

Holistic Nutrition is a natural approach to health that uses evidence-based techniques for diet, lifestyle and detoxification. Instead of focusing on just one aspect of a person, holistic nutrition evaluates the health history, lifestyle habits and current diet habits of an individual to determine the root cause of his or her health issues. Holistic Nutritional Consultants look for the root cause of the problem.  Janice Amirault R.H.N. has received her certification as a Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant and she is offering the service of designing personalized wellness solutions for people.  Read the entire article here.




South Shore Breaker, May 15, 2018

One of the biggest struggles that most people face today is a hectic schedule. We’re so busy that it makes eating healthy a real challenge. Quick and convenient foods end up taking the place of healthy, nourishing foods when we’re on the go, go, go all the time. These less-than-ideal food choices put us on the vicious cycle of experiencing low energy, weight gain and potential health problems.  Read the entire article here.


are you getting enough vitamin D?

South Shore Breaker 

Vitamin D is an essential fat-soluble vitamin. It’s sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because our skin makes it when exposed to the sun. It’s also one of the most common nutrient deficiencies. Studies show that between 30 to 80 per cent of people simply don’t get enough vitamin D.  Read the entire article here.


How to choose supplements wisely

South Shore Breaker, February 20, 2018

If you’re generally healthy and eat a wide variety of whole foods, you likely don’t need supplements. However, supplements might be appropriate in some situations and each individual has different requirements based on their current health condition. In my opinion, it is best to follow the recommendations of a health professional.

Here are eight expert tips for you when choosing supplements: read more here.



do you believe you can achieve your goals?

South Shore Breaker, January 16, 2018

According to an article in Forbes magazine from the University of Scranton, “just eight per cent of people achieve their New Year’s goals.” That’s a surprising statistic! If you have been one of the eight per cent, congratulations and the remaining 92 per cent applaud you.  If you are one of the 92 per cent whose New Year’s resolution has gone by the wayside, let’s think about why. Really think about it. List three reasons why you want to achieve your goals. What will it mean to you? How will it make you feel?  Write your answers down. It’s also important to identify what will happen if you don’t achieve your goals. What will it mean to you and how will it make you more here.



give the gift of health this holiday season

South Shore Breaker, December 18, 2018

You're getting healthier!  That's fantastic news!  Would you agree that more and more of the people you know are also getting serious about their health?  The interest in healthy living is on the rise and it's wonderful to see.  It's likely that you've been part of a conversation about better eating habits or exercising, as these topics seem to be popping up in places like staff rooms, checkout lines at the supermarket and social engagements, more here.


Is it possible to eat healthy these days?

South Shore Breaker, November 21, 2017

I believe it is, and it’s not as difficult as one might think.  Sure, it takes some thought and planning, but I sum it up to doing the best we can with what we have, in the area in which we live.  Change doesn’t happen overnight, it’s a work in progress, and as I learn more about food and my environment, I constantly tweak my choices.  I also adapt to my surroundings and make adjustments according to what’s available.  When I moved more here.