Category Archives: Blog

Les 7 bienfaits du vinaigre de cidre de pomme

  Les bienfaits du vinaigre de cidre de pomme: Tue les bactéries Il est faible en calories (3 cal/c. à soupe) Aide à contrôler le niveau de sugre dans le sang Améliore la digestion: prendre 1 c. à thé avant les repas Aide à perdre du poids Aide à contrôler la pression sanguine Protège contre le cancer Obtenez plus d’informations ici.

Les 8 avantages du vinaigre balsamique et recette de vinaigrette

  Le vinaigre balsamique: Ajoute de la saveur aux repas et aux vinaigrettes. Pour une meilleure qualité et un goût plus riche, choisissez une variété plus foncée. Les vinaigres balsamiques foncés possèdent plus de polyphénols et aident à lutter contre les maladies comme le cancer. Soulage les douleurs musculaires. Très bon décongestionnant. Aide à controller le taux de sucre dans le sang. Permet de lutter contre l’hypertension. Il est un […]

8 Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar and Recipes

  Balsamic vinegar: Adds flavor to meals and dressings. Choose a darker variety for better quality and richer taste. Darker balsamic vinegar varieties will also have more disease-fighting polyphenols. Relieves muscle pain. Very good decongestant. Helps to control and stabilizes  the level of sugar in blood stream. Helps to fight against hypertension. Great stain remover. Get my balsamic dressing recipe here Get healthy recipes and different articles to read on Shape […]

7 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The benefits of apple cider vinegar: Kills bacteria It is low in calories (3 cal/Tsp) Helps to lower the blood sugar level which can be beneficial for diabetes Improves digestion and absorption: Take 1 tsp before meals Helps with weight lose Reduces blood pressure Protects against cancer Read more here: – 6 Proven Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Apple Cider Vinegar and Health  

5 Benefits of Vinegar

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

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

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

19 Ingredients to Stay Away from

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

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

Bike to Work: Join the Team!

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

  • 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.,