Macronutrients

Macronutrients

In today’s blog, we will be continuing our series of YQL Nutrition’s Hierarchy for a healthy lifestyle by looking at MACRONUTRIENTS! First thing’s first… what are Macronutrients?!  Macronutrients ("macros") make up the calories in the food that we eat and serve...

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All About Energy Balance

All About Energy Balance

We are BACK to chat about the next level of YQL Nutrition’s pyramid for a healthy lifestyle… First, we started with the importance of having a plan that is specific to the INDIVIDUAL, then we looked at the importance of adopting healthy lifestyle habits, and now we...

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The Power of Habits

The Power of Habits

As we introduced in our blog  "The Foundation for Success Begins with a Healthy Lifestyle", behaviour and lifestyle habits is the foundation of our pyramid; and consistency with your actions is the key to long-term sustained results.  Why is consistency so...

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Pregnancy and Nutrition

Pregnancy and Nutrition

HI Mama, we know that all the information out there about how to care for yourself during pregnancy can be overwhelming.  As nutrition coaches we have identified a need for more education surrounding nutrition, healthy habits, and pregnancy. As a mom of two, Robyn...

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My 4 Favourite Stress-Relieving Activities

My 4 Favourite Stress-Relieving Activities

Relaxation Activities.... also known as...Down-Regulating ActivitiesStress-Relieving ActivitiesRejuvenating ActivitiesParasympathetic ActivitiesALL aimed to DECREASE stress, cortisol, anxiety; and ENHANCE calm, happiness, focus, & mental clarityBefore I tell you...

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Fill Your Cup

Fill Your Cup

Dear Mama, I know that the number 1s in your life are your little ones; they are the first thing on your mind when you wake up, they are the last thing you think about when you go to bed. Your to-do list is never-ending … laundry, lunches packed, a house...

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Understanding Your Why

Understanding Your Why

A question I get asked a lot is what to do when you just can’t seem to stick to your nutrition plan and health-related goals The best answer I could ever give someone is ... know WHY you are doing something in the first place!  Do you want to look better?...

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