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No Time To Waste, It’s Summer | Plastic-Free Tips!

Team Avazera is excited to introduce our new guest blogger – Magali Lafleur! Magali is an art director and founder of Alternative. @findyouralternative is an Instagram blog that educates and encourages people to be zero-waste by finding what works for them and their lifestyle. In this blog post, Magali shares her zero-waste experience and tips to beat the heat waste-free this #plasticfreejuly


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Magali Lafleur
Magali Lafleur is an art director and founder of Alternative. @findyouralternative is an Instagram blog that educates and encourages people to be zero-waste by finding what works for them and their lifestyle. Alt is all about #findingyouralternative. She is always is learning new methods to reduce, reuse, and recycle and learn people’s stories and their journey to zero waste. When she’s not writing, she’s practising her yoga headstands, spending time with her boyfriend and dog at the beach out and about in nature.
Stay Fit During Your Summer Vacation

Stay Fit During Your Summer Vacation: 7 Useful Tips

It’s finally time. The chance to take a relaxing break! London, Paris, Cuba, California – regardless if you’re relaxing on a beach or out sightseeing, taking a break from your normal routine is exciting. With cocktails, meals out, and indulging in many savoury and sweet treats – how do you stay fit during vacation? Read our tips to help stay active and energized so you can maintain balance while thoroughly enjoying your well-deserved vacation!


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Before a flower blossoms, its seed must be planted, watered and nourished. The same can be said for us. When we take care of our spiritual and physical growth, the most beautiful version of ourselves will emerge.
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Five Nutrition Habits to Support a Healthy, Happy Lifestyle!

 
Team Avazera is pleased to introduce you to a new member of our Avazera Wellness Community – Kelly Carter, a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and founder of My Organic Heart. With an educational background in Holistic Nutrition, Kelly believes that making small changes day-to-day is the best way to successfully obtain optimal health. In today’s post, she will share a few healthy habits that will help transform your lifestyle and achieve optimal nutrition. 


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Kelly Carter
Kelly Carter is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and founder of My Organic Heart, who focuses on living a plant-strong, healthy lifestyle that emphasizes the prevention of disease. Her passion for cooking and baking with natural ingredients has inspired Kelly to educate others through seminars and cooking classes. Kelly greatly enjoys gardening, as nature is where Kelly feels herself, where she heals and gets the highest quality food. Kelly Carter BASc (Hons) CNP RNCP ROHP, Nutritionist
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My Son had Eczema! | Avazera Co-Founder, Shiva Burnett Shares her Journey

Every May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada, and we’re so excited to welcome Avazera co-founder, Shiva Burnett to share her journey that is very near and dear to her heart. Today Shiva shares her story and best advice for overcoming her struggles when caring for her then-newborn son’s eczema, the discovery of his severe allergies, and why she choose a natural approach to recovery!


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Shiva Burnett
Shiva is Avazera's co-founder, a mother of two boys, and a health advocate who shares her passion for holistic wellness! Avazera blossomed due to Shiva's personal experience that health is not a "one size fits all" journey. Her dedication to finding alternative sources of nutrition for her then-newborn son's severe eczema and allergies along with her drive for entrepreneurship was Avazera's initial sprout. What she discovered would not only change the way her family viewed wellness but it also sparked her passion to share her experiences with others while creating a line of feel-good wellness products. With her numerous years of executive marketing experience, her vision is to become a global resource that inspires, enriches and facilitates communities globally on their journey to inner and outer well-being.
Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention: Three Healthy Habits You Need to Know

We’re excited to welcome Anika Austrie to the Avazera Wellness Community! Anika is a community advocate who uses her background in psychology along with her passion for equity and holistic health to ignite and facilitate conversation around important issues. In today’s post, Anika through her work at the Cancer Canadian Society shares what you need to know about cancer prevention! 


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Anika Austrie
Anika is a community advocate, actress, and writer. She uses her background in psychology and passion for equity and holistic health to ignite and facilitate conversation around important issues. As a mother and artist, Anika leads with her heart and finds creative ways to engage, educate and mobilize her community.
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Warm Lemon Water: A Nutritionist’s Go-To | Avazera

When life gives you a lemon, slice it in half, squeeze the juice into a warm cup of water and drink it first thing in the morning- every day if you can! Today, our in-house holistic nutritionist, Laura De Sanctis, CNP is back to explain why warm lemon water should be a part of your wellness routine, helping to kickstart your digestion and aid in cleansing your liver!


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Laura De Sanctis
Laura De Sanctis is a Holistic Nutritionist, Digestive Health Coach, and Fitness Instructor! Laura specializes in coaching women on digestive issues, weight loss, and pregnancy. She loves all things related to health and wellness and believes in healing the body from the inside-out, with a holistic whole foods approach. When she's not coaching clients, you can find Laura lifting weights or doing Pilates.
Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Your Healthy Holiday Survival Guide! | Guest Post by Laura De Sanctis

Oh, the holidays! With Christmas right around the corner and the New Year almost upon us, opportunities to overindulge are plentiful. Use our healthy holiday survival guide with simple tips from our in-house holistic nutritionist, Laura De Sanctis so you can have a stress-free and balanced holiday season! 



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Laura De Sanctis
Laura De Sanctis is a Holistic Nutritionist, Digestive Health Coach, and Fitness Instructor! Laura specializes in coaching women on digestive issues, weight loss, and pregnancy. She loves all things related to health and wellness and believes in healing the body from the inside-out, with a holistic whole foods approach. When she's not coaching clients, you can find Laura lifting weights or doing Pilates.
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How to Beat the Holiday Bloat this Season! | Guest Post by Laura De Sanctis

We’re happy to welcome back our in-house holistic nutritionist and expert guest blogger, Laura De Sanctis of Go with Your Gut! In today’s post, she’ll be sharing her top ten tips on how to stay healthy and make the holidays merry without feeling bloated! 


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Laura De Sanctis
Laura De Sanctis is a Holistic Nutritionist, Digestive Health Coach, and Fitness Instructor! Laura specializes in coaching women on digestive issues, weight loss, and pregnancy. She loves all things related to health and wellness and believes in healing the body from the inside-out, with a holistic whole foods approach. When she's not coaching clients, you can find Laura lifting weights or doing Pilates.
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The Global Faces of Complementary Healing | Guest Post by Lydia-Joi Marshall

Expert guest blogger Lydia-Joi Marshall is back! In today’s post, she goes in-depth about the rich history of complementary healing techniques found throughout the world- all of which who possess their own unique ancient regenerative benefits. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is just one of the many international medical practices, but how many have you heard about? 


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Lydia Joi Marshall
Lydia-Joi is a genetic researcher, community advocate and new urban mother of one healthy little boy. All roles allow her to explore her creative and problem solving sides, while maintaining a healthy sense of humour about her limitations. As a citizen of the world who resides in the Toronto area, she draws on her academic and personal experiences to spark conversation about everyday total wellness.