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Over the years, Shana has been asked to offer valuable insight towards the latest hot topics in nutrition and health.
Read some of her articles here:

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Natural hormone balance

Feeling tired, cranky, anxious or any other undesirables? It’s possible your hormones may be swinging left and right including up and down.

Originally posted February 14, 2018 on The Stouffville Review

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Don’t sugar coat it

While sugar and spice make everything nice, after 31 days of December indulgence, it’s most likely the last ingredient we want to think about in our New Year. When it comes to sugar, we have mixed notions of whether it’s okay in moderation, downright poisonous or acceptably sweet as a chemical alternative.

Originally posted December 16, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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Do diets work?

Enter the hair-raising, jaw-dropping world of nutrition. From an era of low fat, calorie counting and energy expenditure galore, to today’s trendsetters. Dare we assume that relying on mainstream tidbits of new nutrition information guide us in the right direction for the benefit of our health?

Originally posted November 19, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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Keep your body in top shape

Nowadays, the word convenience is one we’re all familiar with. As multitaskers in any capacity of life, we generally look and strive to be our optimal best with as little work as possible.

Originally posted October 1, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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Balance vs. Harmony

How often do you find yourself scanning the aisles or produce sections of your favourite grocery store, willing the very item you’re looking for to jump into your hands?

Originally posted July 27, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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When is the best time for a coffee?

To coffee? Or not to coffee?

The percolating question.

Originally posted July 4, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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Spectacular seeds

What’s the deal? Seeds of all names seem to be “sprouting” in health media today.

We’re all familiar with chia, flax, pumpkin, pignoli, cashews.. wait! What?!

Yup! It’s true – pine nuts (aka pignoli) are technically seeds.

Originally posted May 26, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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There’s a new buzzword floating around the nutrition world right now called Microbiome.

Originally posted April 16, 2017 on The Stouffville Review

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