5 Benefits of Vinegar

By May 29, 2015Blog

The Five Benefits of vinegar: 1- nutritional and culinary assets 2- high antioxidant levels 3- antimicrobial properties 4- potential weight stabilizing effects 5- improves digestion and insulin response Read more here:  Health Benefits of Vinegar  

4 Harmful Effects of Artificial Sugar

By May 29, 2015Blog

Forget the artificial sugar, you risk gaining more weight! A new study in the Appetite journal found that consuming artificial sweeteners doesn’t satisfy you enough and it can lead you to eat more. Limit your consumption of artificial and real sugar.  Instead, use Stevia which is a sweetener and sugar substitute.   Read more here: Everything You Need to Know About Stevia The 2 Healthiest Sweeteners to Replace Sugar and […]

Thankfulness can Improves your Physical Health and Spiritual Level

By May 29, 2015Blog

  Write 3 gratitudes per day to increase your level of happiness and positive feelings.

19 Ingredients to Stay Away from

By May 29, 2015Blog

Unpronounceable ingredients? Don’t touch it. If you cannot pronounce the ingredients, don’t by the product. Here is a list of ingredients to avoid in your food: castoreum polydimethylsiloxane carmine propylene glycol gelatin sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite phosphoric acid azodicarbonamide ammonium sulfate l-cysteine fructose corn syrup potassium bromate artificial colors artificial and natural flavors monosodium glutamate (MSG) artificial sweeteners butylyted hydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated hydrozytoluene (BHT) refined vegetable oils (soybean, […]

Be Grateful for Those who is in Your Life and not the Material Things you Have

By May 29, 2015Blog

Write 3 gratitudes per day to increase your level of happiness and positive feelings Photo by Beverly Serviss

Bike to Work: Join the Team!

By May 25, 2015Blog

Join the team and log in your km between May 25-31 We should use our bicycle whenever we can. It is way faster and convenient. You can also use the transit and put your bike in front of the bus and ride to work/home. Everybody is welcome to register. Let’s do it for fun!! There are also prices! Register under Abstract Fitness https://www.biketowork.ca/registration

Easy healthy breakfast

By May 15, 2015Blog

Another of my favorite breakfast: oatmeal with a lot of fruit:))

Easy Breakfast

  One of my favorite breakfast: homemade granola, homemade yogurt and fruit:)). So easy and healthy.

How much sugar should we consume daily?

By May 13, 2015Blog

How much sugar should we consume daily?  No more than 8 to 10% of your daily calories (140-180 cal if you eat 1,800 a day).

Too Much Sugar = Fat and Weight Gain

By May 13, 2015Blog

If you eat more sugar than your pancreas can handle, the rest is stored in fat and you gain weight. You also put yourself more at risk to develop health problems such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Read more here: http://www.healthylife-healthyplanet.com/health-problems-caused-by-sugar.html

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  • Recipes

    Spicy Califlower and Chicken Stew

    Cooktime: 25 minutes
    Serves: 4


    I’m moving next month to Calgary and I will miss you and the group of great ladies (Osteofit group).  They all made me feel so welcome. Mel, can you clone yourself and move with me?  I enjoyed all your classes and did feel so much better.  Your spirit and attitude was so positive that it rubbed off on the rest of us. I’m feeling sad but I’m willing to tackle a […]

    - Beth M.,

    Osteofit: Melanie takes her work very seriously and gives to her classes more than 100 per cent. She keeps up with the latest changes and makes sure we have individual attention with regard to our personal health issues. I love our class. We enjoy ourselves as well as work hard to maintain our different fitness levels. Thank you Melanie for your kind and caring ways with your clients.

    - Jodi W.,