Nothing Is Free

Nothing Is Free

According to the FDA regulations, food packagers can use the word ‘free’ as in ‘fat-free’ ‘sugar-free’ or ‘calorie-free’, even when that’s not the case! The amounts are small, but they’re there. The impact of misleading food labeling comes to bear when manufacturers...
Dashboard Dining

Dashboard Dining

A little pre-planning with these healthy travel tips will ensure that you will feel great and have the energy to enjoy your trip. Pack a cooler with easy to eat fresh items like baby carrots, celery, apples, cherries or grapes. Non- fat Greek yogurt or cottage cheese...
Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Melissa Tucker is one of Canada’s foremost global fitness competitors and training coach. She’s also a member of our team of Purica Ambassadors, committed to providing you with healthy eating and training tips. Here are Melissa’s thoughts on how to manage knee pain:...
Breaking Bread – Purica Posting

Breaking Bread – Purica Posting

The bread that is a general no-no is the type made from refined white flour. The fluffy breads, baguettes or croissants all rate high on the glycemic index. The body has difficulty discriminating between these types of breads and white sugar and contributes to blood...