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Nov 20

What Is A Keto Vegan/Plant-Based Diet?

By Elaina Love | Nutrition , Nutrition Tips

What Is Ketosis? Definition: “Ketogenesis” means “generating ketones,” which your body does naturally to generate energy from fat when carbohydrate sources are sufficiently low (e.g., after intense exercise, long periods of fasting, etc.). “Ketogenic diets” are thus a way of switching your body over into a fat-burning state. The Ketogenic or KETO diet is gaining popularity. Many people wonder if it is possible to adopt a Keto Vegan Plant-Based Diet. I’m here to tell you YES! It is!

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Nov 06

Do Whole Foods Make A Difference?

By Melanie Taylor | Nutrition Tips

Our lives are so busy, and with that comes the need to “save time”. This has led to a trend of drive-thrus, fast meals, and ready-made packages. It is so easy to make this choice, so we can get our kids from event to event, fit meals between work and play, or the newest trend of skipping the dishes. My question is what is this convenience costing us? Have you noticed how many cravings you have? Or how easy it is to overeat? The problem with all this convenience is that the time you save now can cost your health in the long run.

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Mar 06

Easy Upgrades – How To Add Nutrition To Grains (Video)

By Malcolm Saunders | Nutrition Tips

Upgrading your grains is easy! Follow along with Malcolm Saunders in another edition of Easy Upgrades, and start adding more nutrition to your grains! Concepts covered here include soaking your grain before cooking; adding a sea vegetable to the cook water; using a broth instead of or in addition to water while cooking; and finally when the grain is cooked, you can added superfood powders mesquite or maca as additional nutrients and flavour.

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Feb 14

Flower Power Superfood Smoothie

By Leanne Wierzbicki | Nutrition , Nutrition Tips , Recipes

As with all of my superfood smoothie and elixir recipes, don’t be discouraged from trying it if you don’t have all the ingredients in the list. Start where you are. Use what you have on hand. Get creative! These recipes are designed as launch pads into the world of smoothie making. The exact flavours may not be the same, but as long as the main base ingredients are present, it will turn out just fine! The superfoods and herbs are add ons that increase the nutrient density of your smoothie.

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Sep 20

6 easy tips to merge raw and cooked food

By Elaina Love | Nutrition , Nutrition Tips

Pure Joy Planet was created from a passion for sharing the amazing healing benefits of raw, unprocessed foods. Raw foods have been our heart and soul for almost 20 years, and recently my team and I have begun to ask , “Is raw food still relevant? Are people still interested in raw food in 2016?” Buzz words like ”Plant-Based” seem to be the new “Raw” and are popping up everywhere.

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