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Quick Recipe: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

  Posted on: November 15, 2011

Quick and easy breakfast for the days of 8:30 classes! Blend 1 banana, 1 cup of blueberries (best if frozen), 1/2 a cup of unsweetened coconut milk, 1 tbsp of honey, 1 table spoon of lime juice, 1/4 tsp of almond extract (optional) and 1 cup of ice. Retrieved from The Food Network . Click…

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Dairy Recipe: Fig and Granola Bowl

  Posted on: October 21, 2011

Most people aren’t getting their daily recommended intake of Calcium. Try this quick breakfast to start your day with a boost! Yields: 1 serving Prep time: 2 minutes Cook time: 5 to 6 minutes Total time: 7 to 8 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons slivered almonds 8 ounces low-fat plain yogurt 1/4 cup low-fat granola without raisins…

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Healthy Foods For Stress

  Posted on: October 20, 2011

Spinach Magnesium was made to calm holiday insanity. First, the mineral can help lower your stress levels, keeping your body in a state of relative ease as you kick off yet another round of small talk at the company party. Not getting enough magnesium may trigger migraine headaches and make you feel fatigued. (And almost…

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Veggie Recipe – Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

  Posted on: October 20, 2011

Since next week we are hosting a low-glycemic eating workshop, here is one of the recipes from the Low GI Meals website for you all to try. Ingredients: 3 medium sweet potatoes or yams, sliced into fries or wedges 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp paprika Seasonings of choice (oregano/basil) Directions: 1.    Preheat oven to…

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Event: ‘Tis the Season to be Healthy

  Posted on: October 13, 2011

60 Days to Better Health: Low Glycemic Eating Presentation Learn more about healthy eatingusing a low glycemic approach. Presented by Laura Kalina, Registered Dietitian and Cheryl Christian, Certified Personal Trainer, authors of  the cook book Low Glycemic Meals in Minutes. Tuesday, October 25 4:45 – 5:45 pm Room OM 2231

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Stress: the study time killer

  Posted on: October 12, 2011

There are many reasons to reduce stress in your life, but as a student one BIG reason should be that stress prevents learning. If you want to retain all that you are studying, you need to be in the right frame of mind and body. When you’re stressed, your body switches into “fight or flight”…

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Veggie Recipe – Grilled broccoli and tomato skewers

  Posted on: October 7, 2011

Grilled broccoli and tomato skewers Prep time: 15min | Cook time: 20min | Yield: 1 L (4 cups) | Servings: 4 A fun idea for a different way to serve up vegetables. The roasted or grilled flavour of the vegetables will make you want to cook them up this way all the time! Enjoy. Developed…

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For Your Health and Wellness

  Posted on: January 10, 2011

The Wellness Centre is announcing a host of fun and healthy activities to get back in shape after the winter break.

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"Forgive: Easier Said than Done" (seminars)

  Posted on: November 10, 2010

The Wellness Centre Presents, “Forgive: Easier Said than Done” Seminars
Good working relationships are essential to organizational effectiveness, and forgiveness can be an important construct to encourage because it is a way for individuals to repair damaged workplace relationships between individuals and/or the institute, and at the intra-personal level. The opportunity and need for forgiveness arises as a result of disagreements, misunderstandings, mistreatments, conflicts and slights, many of which are likely to occur in the workplace.

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