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Joy McCarthy is the inspiring certified holistic nutritionist (CNP, RNCP) and founder of Joyous Health. Bestselling author of "JOYOUS HEALTH: Eat & Live Well without Dieting", she is also a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, an international speaker and regularly contributes her health expertise to many North American publications, television and radio shows. Her journey to health began...

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Joyous Health is an all-encompasing approach to helping you reach your wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets. It's about long-term sustainable change.

Meet Joy in person at one of our upcoming joyous speaking events or workshops.

Joyous Workshop @ Vibrant Lifestyle

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015
Time: 11:30pm to 12:45am

Just as the seasons change, our nutrition and supplementation needs to change and adapt. In the winter, we are exposed to much less sunlight, move our bodies less and tend to stay inside all of these factors can affect our energy levels, our mood and our overall wellness. Find out how to THRIVE in the wint... Read more

Joyous Booksigning @ Summerhill Market

Saturday, March 7th 2015
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Come say hi as Joy signs copies of her book, Joyous Health: Eat and Live Well Without Dieting Purchase your copy there, bring your own or just drop in for a chat - we're looking forward to seeing you there! Read more


#Ask Joyous: 12 Ways to Boost Your Energy

Good day joyous readers! I hope you've enjoyed the past video posts of "Ask Joyous". So far I've answered: How to Make a Healthy Salad Dressing, plus all the reasons...

Feb, 19 2015 by Joy McCarthy



Part 3: Beauty Foods for Healthy Nails

I hope you've enjoyed Part 1: Beauty Foods for Healthy Skin and Part 2: Beauty Foods for Healthy Hair. Today is the final part 3, beauty foods for healthy nails....

Feb, 16 2015 by Joy McCarthy



Health Benefits of Lemon and Water

Hi joyous readers! For as long as I can remember, even before I became a certified nutritionist I've been recommending this morning habit. It's my daily ritual and something that...

Feb, 14 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Detox, Video,


Mochaccino Extra Energy Smoothie

Mochaccino or mochachino? Google couldn't seem to answer my question on this - probably because one spelling is Italian and the other one is English. Let's stick with Italian version...

Feb, 28 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Gluten Free,

How to Make Perfect Quinoa

Dear joyous readers, Have you checked out my latest quinoa recipe for Quickie Quinoa Bowl? After posting it on social media a flurry of questions came in all with the...

Feb, 26 2015 by Joy McCarthy

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Breakfast, Gluten Free,

The Quickie Quinoa Bowl

I make quickie quinoa veggie bowls all the time, it's my go-to fast food for lunch or dinner. My hubs loves them too. In fact, one of the first meals...

Feb, 24 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Detox Recipe, Gluten Free,

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How to Make Perfect Quinoa



Joyous Health is an all-encompassing approach to helping you reach you wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets - it's about long-term sustainable change.


Joyous programs help you learn, detox and feel fabulous with custom meal plans, DIY recipes and instructions, and support from the Joyous Community.



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