The Juice and Fitness GURU – Kirsty Dunne!

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 04b8993f-93bd-4c1e-9a69-42b5846995cf The Woman behind the brand

As a renowned celebrity fitness expert, entrepreneur and brand ambassador for Natures Emporium health foods- Kirsty is an influential figure in the health and fitness industry, Kirsty revolutionizes the way people think about health, fitness and reaching their goals. 

Not only does this beautiful woman strive to restructure and transform people’s lives, Kirsty’s attitude and outlook on life is vibrant, and her presence is truly enlightening.

 

As an extension of her passion Kirsty launched her lifestyle juicing and wellness company, OTG3- A national movement that revolutionizes the way we consume our veggies and fruits on the go with the goal of creating total life solutions for people with time constraints – designed for helping others toward healthier eating and quality of life- greater consumption of raw and organic produce — conveniently fresh pressed and bottled for on the run.dowttgnload

OTG3 was one of the first companies in Canada to offer a fresh-pressed juicing system and wellness program straight to the client’s door. It has been featured in: Oxygen magazine, Women’s training guides, Can fit pro, and named one of the top juice companies in Chatelaine magazine and Toronto life.

As leading a healthy lifestyle, Kirsty values delicious but healthy food. Check out a couple of her favorite recipes you can make at home!

                Green Pear Smoothie: 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder, 1 cup fresh kale, 1⁄4 cup avocado, 1 pear cubed, 1⁄2 cubed cucumber, 1 teaspoon grated ginger, 2/3 cup coconut milk and ice; blend until smooth. Spinach-Pear-Grapes-Smoothie1

 

 

 

 

Strawberry Walnut Quinoa Protein Pancakes:
imappgesMix in a large bowl 1⁄2 cup quinoa flour, 3 egg whites, 1⁄2 scoop vanilla whey protein powder, 1-ounce walnut halves, 1 teaspoon baking powder, dash of cinnamon, dash of salt, 1⁄2 cup sliced strawberries. Cook in frying pan with cooking spray 2-3 minutes per side. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons Maple Syrup.

 

 

Check out all of her beautiful photos and posts at http://www.kirstydunne.com/index.php

Beauty tips – From a 61 year old super model!.. And regular gal

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Low and behold, the moment every woman has been waiting for…… beauty tricks from the best, Christie Brinkley a 61 year old super model, and a few from me…. the non super model. 

 

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1. Embrace the mind-body connection.

According to Brinkley, there’s nothing more important to health, beauty and well-being than a positive attitude: “[The mind’s] power to influence our health is truly awesome.”

Not only has she been meditating since she was 13, but Brinkley is quick to recognize that taking care of yourself, both mentally and physically, is the most crucial part of a healthy body and all the benefits that come with it.

Feeing sad? It’ll show up on your face. Stressed? Your hair may suffer. Angry? You may opt to forgo a workout in favor of stewing over something you can’t fix right away. But if you take the time to listen to your inner voice, you can be sure to always send it positive messages and in turn, take good care of your spirit and body.

2. Seek out beauty.

And no, she doesn’t mean going after products and procedures you think might result in your own beauty.

Rather, she urges us to look to our surroundings for things that are beautiful, that bring us joy, that make us see the world in a new, interesting, enlightening way.

“I find beauty everywhere — from the beach to the woods to the cracks in a city sidewalk! It fills me up with gratitude and joy … I am transported by the magic and light, and I literally feel enlightened, both physically and spiritually, by the beauty. There’s a saying: ‘When you seek beauty in people, and in all things, you will not only find it, you will become it.’ “

3. Show off that smile.

Yes, it’s easy for someone who gets paid to stand in front of a camera to suggest a simple smile as a powerful beauty tool, but Brinkley is onto something here. Not only does smiling make you look “prettier, happier and more approachable,” it also makes you feel happy. That’s right: smiling is contagious and even if you’re faking it, it can help lift your mood.

Those good vibes you feel while smiling? They’re real, and they show up on your face. “You really can’t underestimate the power of a smile,” says Brinkley. “Joy is contagious and very, very attractive. In fact, a smile is the best thing you can put on your face to always look your most beautiful.”

4. Feed your face (and hair and nails).

Brinkley may have a private chef, but she still knows what’s up when it comes to eating for beauty benefits. Even with all the exercise and serums in the world, she admits that what goes in your mouth has the strongest influence on what shows up on your face. Here are some of her favorite skin superfoods:

  • Walnuts: the omega-3 fatty acids help strengthen skin and keep it well-hydrated
  • Carrots: carotenoids protect against UV damage
  • Kiwis: rich source of vitamin C that promotes collagen growth and prevents free radical damage
  • Green tea: an antioxidant power house
  • Tomatoes: full of the anti-inflammatory lycopene
  • Sweet potatoes: their vitamin A promotes collagen repair and growth
  • Brazil nuts: high in the mineral selenium, which prevents premature aging
  • Oysters: packed with zinc to renew and repair skin and

5. It’s never too early to start using products …

… as long as they’re the right products.

Having grown up on the beaches of California, Brinkley knows just how damaging the sun can be to our skin. So her number one piece of beauty advice? “The absolute, single most important thing you can do for your skin is to wear sunscreen. Every single day, rain or shine.” This is not a drill. Wear sunscreen!

Another crucial piece of anti-aging advice? Recognize that your “face” actually includes everything above your breasts as far as skin care goes. “I always moisturize not just my face but also my neck, ears, décolletage and the backs of my hands. (Wish I had started doing that part sooner!)”

6. Stay away from your eyebrows!

It may seem silly, but wonky eyebrows are so noticeable on an otherwise gorgeous face, and they’re just as easy to let be: “Bringing them too close together will make you look like you’re scowling. Extending out and down on the outside edges will make you look sad.”

Rather than compulsively tweeze every stray hair or stare into a magnifying mirror, Brinkley suggests stepping back and looking at your brows in the context of your entire face. And stop thinking about them as twins: they don’t have to be exactly the same. A little imperfection here and there makes them look real and makes them yours.

7. Never underestimate the power of a good bra.

From posture to the way your clothes hang, a great bra that actually fits is the ultimate weapon when it comes to self-confidence and feeling beautiful.

“Probably the best thing you can do for your wardrobe is to get yourself a couple of great, perfect-fitting bras. Wearing the wrong size can wreck your look — a too-tight band will dig into your back and make bulges, and if the cups are too small you’ll literally runneth over. So it pays to get measured and fitted by a professional every couple of years.”

8. Have a morning routine.

Being successful, happy and confident starts the minute you wake up, so it’s not wonder those among us who feel this way start their mornings off right. Whether it’s a yoga practice or a peaceful cup of coffee near a window, taking the time to start your day in a way that makes you happy is the first step to feeling good, which in turn leads to looking good.

Want to know what a supermodel does when she wakes up? “[The first thing I do every morning is] throw open my curtains and say, ‘THANK YOU!’ Then I make my cup of warm water with lemon. Sometimes I add a little honey to the top edge of the cup and dip it in cayenne powder or cinnamon — the combination helps cleanse and flush out toxins, and it contains vitamin C to boost the immune system and potassium to feed the brain and nerve cells.”

9. Do you.

Even if you do everything Brinkley suggests, self-confidence ultimately comes down to doing the things that make you feel good and strong and beautiful. So do you.

“If something bothers you, it’s okay to tweak it. We could have a whole discussion here about external pressure we all face to look a certain way. But nobody can tell you what’s right or wrong for you.”

10. LOVE YOURSELF

Now these tips are from myself. Embrace your inner self and your body, don t try and alter it for other people. Learn to love all flaws and imperfections, treat your body like its your best friend! I mean your going to be living in it the rest of your life.. there’s no switcharoos, no take backs. Its yours! 

11. Cut people out of your life who cause you stress, wrinkles, and tears.

12. Drink lots of water… and I mean lots! In fact go pour yourself a glass right now! And don’t put vodka in it. 

13. Coconut oil EVERYTHING! 

14. If you’re feeling under the weather, juice some ginger and lemon, put a pinch of cayenne in it and tada! Shoot that baby back.

Thanks to Mind Body Green for this great interview.

MicroGREENS – Your road to wellness never tasted this good

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 So heres the scoop on this tasty green drink. MicroGREENS is a highly specific composition of the finest ingredients that nature has to offer: over super greens, brightly coloured fruits & vegetables, phytonutrients, and a potent blend of digestive plant based enzymes. In other words forget the red bull… Microgreens gives you WINGS.

I know it can be extremely hard to dive in to your veggies daily, especially in the summer as we are off camping, at BBQs, lounging on the patio, and chowing down on fish and chips with a spicy caesar in the other hand. And as many men I know don’t particularly like vegetables making it especially hard. Micro greens is by far the best tasting greens supplement I have ever tried among the bunch and I find I can have as many scoops in a day as I want and I feel a very natural energy, which especially helps me around 3:00 when I wish I was on a yoga mat in the fetal position.

The best combination that I particularly like are the following;

– Micro greens and water ( It tastes like a bunch of luscious berries)

-Micro greens, cayenne pepper and lemon Juice ( For a stronger detoxifying result )

-Micro greens blended with kale, spinach and one banana ( For even more nutrients and fiber, try adding more fruits and vegetables to keep you fuller longer).

-Micro greens and coconut water with 4 ice cubes and pineapple chunks

Lets go GREEN and get healthy!  http://biocorefood.com/blogs/news

 

 

 

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