Simply Bar Twitter Contest

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

We’re giving away a box filled with Simply Bars and a Bare Foods water bottle.  All you need to do is follow us on Twitter and retweet the Tweet below to win!   @BareFoods and @SimplyChoices is giving away a box of Simply Bars! RT to win (winner announced July 25) #eatforreal pic.twitter.com/GxsSYemB3h — Bare Foods (@BareFoods) July 22, 2013   For more info the the Simply Bar click...

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Win a box full of Somersault Snacks!

Win a box full of Somersault Snacks!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Check out our Facebook Page for a chance to win a box stuff full of Somersault Snacks, as well as a Bare Foods water bottle.  All you have to do is click the link HERE, and Like the photo.  If you Share the photo you will receive an additional entry. If you’re interested in picking up some Somersaults, or would like more information you can find them in OUR...

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What is partially hydrogenated oil?

What is partially hydrogenated oil?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Article, Blog, Healthy Living | 0 comments

Most people have heard of partially hydrogenated oil, and they know they should stay away from it, but many of us don’t actually know what it is or why we should avoid it. What is partially hydrogenated oil? Partially hydrogenated oil is oil that began as healthy polyunsaturated fat, and has been turned into a solid through a process called hydrogenation. Palm, kernel, soy bean, corn and coconut oil are all popular oils to hydrogenate.  Partially hydrogenated oils...

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GMO OMG Trailer

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Blog, Healthy Living | 0 comments

GMO OMG  explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity’s most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere. GMO OMG is currently accepting donations to get the film into theaters across North America.  If you are interested in donating...

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12 Most Fundamental Habits of the Super Fit (via 12most.com)

12 Most Fundamental Habits of the Super Fit (via 12most.com)

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Article, Blog, Healthy Living | 0 comments

Originally posted by Heather Frey on Oct 21, 2011 The super fit. What makes “them” different? They really are no different. They have jobs, kids, mortgages, school, pressure, but one thing does set them apart. Mindset. This mindset is what leads them to create solid habits, a solid mind, that lead to keeping their body “solid.” 1. They don’t think of their fitness as work, but rather a way of life It’s kind of like taking a shower, sure you can go without one, but you just...

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Eat breakfast, feel better, lose weight

Eat breakfast, feel better, lose weight

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Blog, Healthy Living | 3 comments

Every day millions of Canadians choose to skip breakfast.  Usually this is done because of weight-loss goals, or a lack of time.  I’m going to tell you why eating breakfast will help you lose weight, and give you some grab and go options if you’re in a hurry. According to Canadian Living, approximately 40% of Canadian adults skip breakfast because they think it will help them lose weight.  Unfortunately for these people the concept of skipping breakfast to lose...

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Post workout: Eat ASAP

Post workout: Eat ASAP

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Blog, Healthy Living | 0 comments

Your lungs still burn from a killer hills set you just finished and you think your workout is over, but it’s not.  You may be finished exercising, but the work for your body has just begun.  You have a small window of opportunity to maximize the gains from the hard work you just put in by supplying your muscles with the fuel it’s crying out for.  The enzymes that help the body re-synthesize muscle glycogen are most active in the first 15 minutes after exercise....

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Soy myths and realities

Soy myths and realities

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Article, Blog, Healthy Living | 0 comments

Soy is one of the most controversial foods we eat.  The Simply Bar contains non-GMO soy (over 90% of North American soy is genetically modified) and is packed with protein, gluten free, low GI and easy to digest. Below is an article that The Simply Bar wrote about some of the myths surrounding soy. The more mainstream soy becomes, the more rumours we hear about soy being bad for us. The main rumour is that soy makes you infertile and grow breasts. The key issue with this...

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