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coveted morning brew

Choosing a mug to pour your coveted morning brew, blended matcha latte, or broth, is an extremely personal choice (we all have our favourites). But other than simply thinking about the aesthetic look of your mug, have you ever thought about other qualities of that mug (think environmental impact, health factors, effect on taste)? Today, many popular dish & cookware brands use a range chemical coatings that can leach into your food or drink causing potential harm, while other materials may compromise the flavour, & some pose a risk to our environment. But which are the worst offenders? And what’s the solution? We want you to be a little more thoughtful when it comes to choosing what you’re sipping from.  Don’t worry, we’ve done the research for you,...

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Glow with Bo

Glow with Bo & show yourself some face love this Canada Day long weekend by amping up a few key ingredients in your diet to get that healthy glow (#iwokeuplikethis).  Your microbiome (a complex ecosystem of bacterias found in your gut),  is responsible for maintaining good digestion, metabolism, nutrient absorption, hormone balancing (& more). & there are a number of factors that influence the state of your personal microbiome (stress levels, sleep patterns, & quality of food). But when the homeostasis of your gut is disrupted, this can cause a wide array of problems throughout the body (think inflammation, weight gain, weakened immunity, headaches, & so on). Not only can a poor diet week havoc internally, it can also translate to your skin (we’ve all been...

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Pre-movement

  Pre-movement    Obviously a pre-movement snack should be energizing (without the refined sugar), it should be filling (without making you feel heavy), & it can’t be too light (how will you push through that last mile, rep, or sun salutation?!) So what’s the secret? Your goal should be to combine carbs & protein to give your body the energy it needs to move & recover afterward.  Carbs are your body’s most readily used source of fuel! Those muscles you’ve worked so hard for use the glycogen stored in your muscles & liver for energy, specifically high-intensity BURSTS of movement! Bananas are a fast acting carb containing minerals such as potassium & fibre that aid in maintaining muscle. Whole grains like the ezekiel...

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Summer Essentials Every Gym Bag Needs

Summer Essentials Every Gym Bag Needs Natural deodorant - Primally Pure: When shopping for a quality natural deodorant, these are a few key things to look for: real ingredients found in nature, organic ingredients, fair trade ingredients, locally sourced ingredients, glass bottles, BPA-free plastic bottles, essential oils, sulfate free, paraben free, & cruelty-free.  Moisturizer - Coconut Oil: Rub coconut oil between your hands to warm & soften it. Use it in place of body lotion, & ensure to give some extra love to rough spots like elbows & knees. Want to make a more holistic body butter? Combine cocoa butter, coconut oil, & essential oils to make a natural fragrant whipped body butter (yes please).  Hydrate - S’well bottle: With so many colours & prints, choosing the perfect s’well...

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Once upon a time in the Edmonton Journal

We were featured in the Edmonton Journal last year and we can't believe how fast time flies! Here's a throwback to our article! We've grown so much since then :) http://edmontonjournal.com/life/food/bo-and-marrow-ladles-soupy-goodness-at-local-farmers-markets-this-summer

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