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EMB #594: Summer Time Weight Gain

In this episode of Exploring Mind & Body, Drew Taddia discusses why summer can be the hardest time of year to stick to a health and fitness program. Contrary to popular belief, Drew argues that summertime, with its endless barbecues, can actually lead to more weight gain than the holiday season. However, fear not! Drew […]


EMB #584: The Forgotten About Macro: Antioxidants/Fibre

Most people don’t consider the health benefits when it comes to veggies, which is exactly what this category is. Just before this section I did talk about vegetables but let’s offer a slightly different angle to help you understand the importance here. The reason we call it the forgotten macronutrient is because many people actually […]


EMB #583: Where do you get your protein from?

Protein is probably the most difficult macronutrient to discuss simply because we all grew up a certain way and to try and change the thought process is extremely difficult. I’m not trying to change your thought process here, more so, I’m trying to show you that it doesn’t always have to be a certain way […]


EMB #582: Carbs: Eat This Not That

Carbohydrates often get a bad wrap because of the new diets out there where people try to avoid carbs all together. It’s extremely difficult to avoid carbs all together. Which makes restrictive diets that request few or no carbs at all seemingly impossible to follow. Think about it, we have carbs in the morning for […]


EMB #580: The 4 Macronutrients

When it comes to macronutrients it always interests how most people are obsessed with one of the macronutrients. You’ll often hear someone say, “I need to get protein, I don’t have enough protein, where do you get your protein from?” Then you have the fats people won’t touch because they think fats, regardless of what […]


EMB #574: Holiday Health Tips

You know what the thing is, there’s always a reason it’s a holiday, or a birthday or a long weekend. Holidays never really end with September and the start of a new school year, then there’s Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year celebrations…. It never ends, which means this show’s information is relevant at any time […]


EMB #551: Let’s Talk About Our Energizing Green Detox Smoothie!

Our green smoothie is very different from a conventional green smoothie or fruit smoothie with greens in it. Different purposes, different reasons. Every one of our smoothies have a different purpose. So a lot of people think that a green smoothie is just the smoothie that is green. But a fruit smoothie that is green […]