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How much sugar should we consume daily?

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

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:

“Stand up and play!”

Everybody can now play golf, even people with disabilities.  Read and watch more here: Get more information about the stand up chair and the foundation here.


SPRING CLASSES WITH MELANIE MORRISSETTE AND ABSTRACT FITNESS MONDAYS Hatha Yoga at Gyro Beach (Pandosy St) Time: 11 am-12 pm Lunch Time: Core Yoga at Gyro Beach (Pandosy St) Time: 12:10-12:50 pm Circuit Training Exercise/yoga (half-half) at Mission Creek Park on Springfield rd    STARTING May 11th Time: 5-6 pm TUESDAYS Early Bird Circuit Training Exercise at Mission Creek Park on Springfield rd Time: 6:30-7:30 am  Yoga in a private house […]

Plus vous mangez sucré, plus vous en voulez

Plus vous mangez sucré, plus vous en voulez. Soyez brave et combattez-le! Lisez cet article pour en connaître davantage:    

The more sweet you eat the more sugar you will crave

The more sweet you eat the more sugar you will crave Beat the sweet with diet and excercise, be brave Read more here: 4 tips to get your brain to switch off food cravings How to fight cravings

Happiness is flourished when these 5 areas PERMA are reached

Read more blogs about happiness: The things you love to do are the building blocks for happiness How to be happy? How to get happy? Read more here:

6 astuces pour garder votre cerveau en santé

– Restez hydraté en buvant 8 verres d’eau par jour – Bougez quotidiennement : faites de l’exercice pendant 30 minutes tous les jours.  Deux ou trois fois par semaine devrait inclure des routines plus vigoureuses. – Respirez: lorsque vous vous sentez stressé, l’hormone du stress, appelé cortisone, s’active. Respirez profondément ou méditez quelques minutes pour réduire votre stress. – Reposez-vous: dormez 7-8 heures par nuit – Apprendre quelque chose de […]

6 tricks to keep your mind sharp and healthy

– Stay hydrated by drinking 8 glasses of water a day – Move daily: exercise for 30 minutes everyday. 2 or 3 times a week should include more vigorous routines. – Breathe: when you feel stressed the stress hormone, called cortisone, kicks in. Breathe deeply or meditate a few minutes to reduce your stress. – Let’s snooze: sleep for 7-8 hours per night – Learn something new each day (learn […]

L’exercice améliore votre santé mentale et le bien-être

Une étude de l’Université Duke a montré que l’exercice, trois fois par semaine et pendant 30 minutes, est plus utile que de prendre une pilule antidépresseur, mais cette pilule ne remplace pas le besoin d’exercice. Les personnes déprimées ont besoin d’exercice pour améliorer leur humeur et bien-être général. Commencez par 5 minutes de marche et d’augmenter la durée chaque semaine. Essayez d’aller à l’extérieur le plus souvent possible afin d’obtenir […]

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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.,