A Sweet Struggle

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For some of you who grew up in the 80's, do you remember the days of the yellowy spongy goodness of a cream filled twinkie? What about the hard crust chocolatey shell of the wagon wheel and of course, one of my childhood favourites, a sugar crust top and an apple and raspberry filled pastry, with a very short and unique name, the Creme and Apple Raspberry Passion Flakie...mmmmmm. I know these sugar bombs are still around but most people that I have come across don't seem to be picking up too many boxes of these treats. This article isn't to debate the good and bad of sugar I'll save that for another post. (Although many health studies have concluded it's the #1 leading cause of obesity). Many of you have expressed the difficulties of eliminating sugar from your daily diet. I love...

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Falling asleep at work? POW, get some energy!

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If your work day consists of mainly one position, sitting, then this is for you. You may not know this, but I too used to be one, a cubicle sitter. My day would consist of waking up, driving to work, grabbing a coffee and plopping my butt down in a saggy chair in front of a computer screen (it's probably a similar position you're in right now). Then the rest of my day would consist of getting up a couple of times for boring meetings and maybe lunch. A lot of times lunch wasn't even on my radar, and then the dreaded 3pm nap time bug would kick in. The last two hours of work just dragged and dragged. This sure sounds familiar doesn't it? Keep reading. My upper back would be fatigued from having my head drooping forward, my lower back...

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