Your metabolism is a process in which your body uses calories at rest and how fast or slow it works depends on fitness levels and nutrition. Ciara Foy, Registered Nutritional Consultant at the Satori Urban Wellness Spa in Toronto shares her secrets on how to get with the program just in time for bikini season!
Detox diets have been all the rage for the past few years in celebrity tabloids—from cold pressed juices to ingesting clay, nothing is shocking anymore as long as it has the suffix “detox” to follow suit. Toronto-based nutritionist, Ciara Foy, explains how detoxing works and what benefits it provides the body.
Strong, healthy hair that is soft to the touch but looks shiny is every woman’s envy. As we age, however, our hair becomes thinner and dull due to hormone changes, diet and decreased cellular reproduction (plus the endless styling and colour we put our crowns of glory through).
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Probiotics are like supercharged heroes of gut health found in certain foods and drinks. But what exactly are they and why should we be paying more attention to them? We spoke with Holistic nutritionist Ciara Foy about the benefits of a probiotic-rich diet and what it can do for your health.
“Almost 70% of our bodies’ immune system is rooted in the gut, and it’s essential to proactively nourish it with good fuel”, says Ciara Foy, Holistic Nutritionist and Gut Health Enthusiast. “External factors like processed food, sugar and artificial sweeteners, and chronic stress can have a damaging effect on the gut. Probiotics are naturally occurring in fermented plant foods, but most store-bought products require several servings before your body begins to see the effect. Products like Welo can help solve the problem in a tasty and nutritious way.
Oatmeal has loads of health benefits and we’ve got an amazing oatmeal superfood recipe just for you from Toronto-based holistic nutritionist Ciara Foy. This recipe embraces the latest foodie trend—soaked oats. Why are soaked oats so good for you? Soaking oats makes them easier to digest and soaking them overnight means you’ll have a healthy breakfast ready to go first thing.