Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: 100 Calorie Blender Muffins

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: 100 Calorie Blender Muffins

Tis the season for pumpkin spiced everything! Since it was #NationalPumpkinDay yesterday we decided to bake up a tasty and healthy pumpkin treat. It’s easy to get tempted and indulge in high sugar and high calorie items, but why not bake something up yourself? I know...
Canadian Diabetes Association Healthy Living Calendar

Canadian Diabetes Association Healthy Living Calendar

Our friends at the Canadian Diabetes Association, the national authority on diabetes prevention and management in Canada, has published their annual Healthy Living Calendar featuring diabetes facts and ways to remain healthy, whether you are already living with the...
Three-Grain Raspberry Muffins

Three-Grain Raspberry Muffins

Having healthy baked goods like muffins available around the house can be a great way of ensuring you eat breakfast every morning. This recipe for three-grain raspberry muffins is a healthy, tasty option to include in your mornings. Active time: 15 minutes Total time:...
Habit Pairing: One Way to Make a New Behaviour Habiutal

Habit Pairing: One Way to Make a New Behaviour Habiutal

Behaviour change can be challenging, I think we can all empathize with that. What makes something like exercising more or eating healthier especially challenging to change is that it is not a rare or one-time thing (e.g., getting a flu shot), it is a behaviour that...
Facebook and Health

Facebook and Health

As a technologically conscious team, we have integrated several tech tools into our program to help our participants achieve their goals. More specifically, we have developed an app that allows users to track their exercise, step count, and healthy eating behaviours...
Fostering Self-Confidence and Social Support from Friends

Fostering Self-Confidence and Social Support from Friends

Making a positive behaviour change is hard. Trying to move more, sit less, or eat healthier can be a big change from one’s current lifestyle, so it’s important to find ways to maximize the chances you will be able to maintain the new behaviours. Academic research can...