May is finally here! The blooms are out, we are all slowly putting away our winter gear and there is a sense of optimism in the air. If you are ready to get healthy and make a few natural health changes, this newsletter is for you. Not only is Shulman Weight Loss offering 10% off all new program for the month of May only (that is over $100 in savings!), the new Dr. Joey store has just launched with a few of my top health essential products you will love. Simply visit www.drjoey.com to find out more.
Huge congratulations to my 4 Cityline weight loss winners this year that collectively lost 120 pounds in a 4-month period! You must check out their dramatic before and after transformation clip below. And to all those celebrating mothers day (moms, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, care givers and more) - I wish you the very happiest day. And to my mom, from Faith and I - thank you for being you, and thank you for being ours.
As always we would love to hear from you. If you have had a dramatic health transformation, have a product to share or a story to tell - simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wishing you best health,
Dr. Joey Shulman DC, RNCP
Did you miss our Cityline weight loss finale? If so, you must click on the link to watch. All 4 participants - Rene, Shaun, Charline and Kelly-Anne, hit it out of the park this year and allowed Canada into their homes and lives. A big shout out to all our Facebook members as well for their active participation and support. I told our 4 winners from the start, Â“You got thisÂ” - and with 120 pounds lost collectively, they sure did! Click here to view.
Lose Weight and Save At Shulman Weight Loss For May Only!
It is that time of year again! There are huge savings to be had at Shulman Weight Loss! For the month of May only, all of our new programs are 10% off - that is over $100 in savings. All you have to do is book in for a free initial weight loss assessment at 1 of our 3 clinics listed below.
Shulman Weight Loss offers private and personalized weight loss programs that provide quick and permanent fat loss. Say goodbye to yo-yo dieting and lose weight in an easy to follow, fun and supportive environment. It is your time to feel your best!
Phone: 905.889.5326 (lean)
Phone: 416.962.5326 (lean)
Products We Can't Stop Loving (Perfect for Mom!)
TOMS is surely a company that knows how to give back! With every Tom's product you purchase a person in need will be helped. When you purchase one of these great beach, weekend or gym bags, your funds go towards assuring a mother and baby a safe birth. With three colors to choose from (blue, grey or natural), they make the best gifts to give!
With summer getting closer, I am always looking for a refreshing, frozen treat that is both healthy and a crowd pleaser. This allergy-friendly, dairy-free coconut milk ice cream is the perfect option. Made using clean, fair-trade and organic ingredients and available in a wide variety of flavors, your kids and guests will want more. Gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free, they are bursting with natural sweetness that will tempt any palate.
Stuck in a breakfast rut? Change up your routine with these delicious whole grain peanut butter clusters. This crunchy, tasty granola is the perfect topper for your yogurt parfait. Just add ¼ cup of clusters into yogurt or cottage cheese with ½ sliced banana, or enjoy on their own for a satisfying afternoon snack. Each serving offers 5 super grains, 10 whopping grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.
This natural, mineral rich scrub by Sattva Pure provides the perfect level of exfoliation to gently remove dead skin cells and reveal radiant, smooth skin. All scents are rich in shea butter and apricot kernel oils. They are designed for all skin types, are 100% vegan, and free from all parabens and petroleum. All products are made in Canada and ship Canada wide. They come in a wide variety of scents, including lavender, peppermint, sweet orange, pineapple coconut and ginger lemongrass.
Looking to get healthy, get on a sustainable plan and discover easy and delicious recipes? If so, my 30 healthy start up kit will give you the metabolic and health boost you are looking for! Easy to follow, my 30 day plan will help you to lose weight, get energized and learn the tools to burn belly fat - at any age, any stage. ItÂ’s that simple - you deserve to feel amazing.
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Recipes We Love
Mixed berry overnight oats
- 1/3 cup old fashioned oats
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- ¾ cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup mixed berries
- Sprinkle of cinnamon
- ½ tablespoon hemp hearts
- Mix the oats, chia seeds, milk, and vanilla together until well combined.
- Place in a container and place in refrigerator overnight.
- In the morning, top with fruit and sprinkle with cinnamon and hemp hearts. Serve cold and enjoy
Nutritional analysis: calories 329, fat 20g, carbohydrates 35g, fiber 15g, protein 14g
Green mango smoothie
- 1 scoop unflavoured protein powder
- 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
- 1 cup spinach or kale
- ½ cup mango (fresh or frozen)
- 1 teaspoon spirilina
- Add all ingredients into blender. Blend on high until smooth and well combined.
Nutritional analysis: calories 207, fat 10g, carbohydrates 39g, fiber 12g, protein 20g
No bake energy balls
- ½ cup natural peanut or almond butter
- 1 cup dry old fashioned oats
- ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds, unsalted
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Add all ingredients into bowl and mix together.
- Form into 24 balls and store in fridge.
Nutritional analysis: calories 94, fat 5g, carbohydrates 10g, fiber 2g, protein 3g
Mexican quinoa salad
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa, well rinsed
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 2 cups water
- 2 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 ripe avocado, cubed
- 1 cup frozen corn, defrosted
- 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and cut into chunks
- 5 ounces of feta cheese, cut into small cubes
- 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- Put the rinsed quinoa, salt and water into a pot and bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer gently until the quinoa absorbs all the water, about 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Place into a large bowl and fluff up with a fork to help it cool more quickly.
- While the quinoa is cooking, prepare the rest of the salad. Mix the lime juice, black beans, corn kernels, tomatoes, cheese, jalapenos, cilantro, and oil into a large bowl.
- Once quinoa has cooked, mix it into the bean and vegetable mixture. Enjoy!
Nutritional analysis: calories 428, fat 16g, carbohydrates 55g, fiber 12g, protein 19g
Book of the Month
by Kathryn Budig
Yoga teacher and inspirational speaker Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to encourage people to help set their goals and work toward them. In Aim True, Budig shares easy-to-follow yoga sequences and introduces us to the benefits and practice of meditation. Whether your goal is to love who you are right now, reshape the way you view food, develop a meditation practice, or discover new ways to embrace the great balancing act that is life - this holistic approach to yoga, diet, and mindfulness has something for you.
Filled with vibrant photographs and whimsical illustrations, this guide is as beautiful as it is life changing. A definite must read! Found at amazon.ca
Top 5 Ways to Get Clear and Healthy Skin, Naturally!
Hands up if you are looking for healthy and beautiful summer skin! Check out these tips to get a natural and radiant glow.
- Eat healthy fats - Incorporate healthy fats into your daily routine Â– this includes avocado, nuts and seeds, coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil or ground flax and chia seeds.
- Get hydrated - 2 L of pure water or herbal tea each day is a MUST for healthy, clear skin!
- Load up on antioxidants - Vitamin C, E and green tea are excellent sources of antioxidants so make an extra effort to incorporate them when possible to support the health of your skin.
- Get to know your skin care products - Always use natural skin care products to avoid the use of harsh, damaging chemicals such as parabens.
- Detoxify - Warm water with lemon helps support the liver, promotes detoxification of excess toxins and is the best way to start your day!