The Benefits of Eating Organic

Why You Should Eat Organic! 1. The food is more likely to be fresher: When you eat organic, the food is more likely to come from a closer proximity. This means that the produce will be able to reach you sooner and therefore be much fresher. 2. Animals who are raised organically live a happier … Continue reading

Fitness Classes in Montreal

Fitness Classes in Montreal

Zumba Classes: Studio Bamboofit Trial Classes: $5 Regular Classes: $12 2 Locations: 3451 Blvd St-Laurent, 3rd floor (corner with Sherbrooke) Montreal, QC H2X 2T6 1088 Clark Street, 2nd floor (corner with Rene-Levesque) Montreal, QC  H2Z 1K2 Zumba Montreal Drop-In: $15 Monthly: $59 2 Locations: 1222 Peel St. (2é étage/2nd floor) –  Metro Peel Montreal, QC … Continue reading

How-To Get Fit Without Equipment

How-To Get Fit Without Equipment

1 – Skip the treadmill, and go for a jog: With all the different types of treadmills on the market today, it’s easy to forget that we all have a perfect running track right outside our doors. Whether you live on busy city street or a quiet country road, the earth serves as a never … Continue reading

Fitness: Bootcamp Training

For those who are interested in a high-intensity workout program that is based in an outdoor environment, boot camp training might be something you want to consider. Boot camp training is all about taking advantage of what nature has to offer and leaving the gym behind. Here are some boot camp training programs in Montreal: … Continue reading

Seasonal Shopping List: November

Seasonal Shopping List: November

An important part of eating sustainably is choosing seasonal produce. This reduces the need to get fruits and veggies from further away, lessening the impact our diet has on the environment. To help you out a bit, I’ve found a blogger that posts a seasonal shopping list that changes according to the month we’re in. … Continue reading

Animal Farming in Québec

Animal Farming in Québec

As I said in an earlier post, a sustainable diet includes reducing your consumption of animal products, but it doesn’t mean giving them up completely. Organic animal farming and small local farming is a great alternative to the meat produced by CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations – a term found in The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan). … Continue reading