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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.

Meet and Greet at Peaches and Green

Sunday, December 7th 2014
Time: 5:00pm to 5:00pm

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Food Demo @ INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair

Saturday, November 15th 2014
Time: 11:00pm to 12:00am

Join Joy as she will demo recipes from her book Joyous Health: Eat and Live Well Without Dieting Purchase tickets Culinary Stage at the Metro Toronto Convention ... Read more


8 Ways Gluten May Be Affecting You

Gluten-free is no longer a trend, it's a movement. You've likely heard many health experts and celebs alike touting the benefits of going gluten-free. Why? Because for many people going...

Nov, 18 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Detox, Wellness

Simple Steps to Detox Your Makeup Bag

It’s time, friends. Open up those makeup bags, dump out the contents, and let’s get started. If you’ve been putting off detoxing your makeup for fear it will be too...

Nov, 14 2014 by Seanna Cohen


Beauty, Detox

Best ways to use Tea Tree Oil

Australia may be half a world away, but one of its healthiest exports, tea tree oil, is celebrated for its health benefits all around the world. The Bundjalong aboriginal people...

Nov, 10 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Beauty, Healing


Turkey Quinoa Soup

I've been eating homemade turkey soup made by Ma McCarthy for as long as I can remember. Lucky for me, when I visit my parents I'm often given a mason...

Nov, 20 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Dairy Free, Detox Recipe,

Sweet Potato Smoothie

The polar vortex has arrived and this means despite my iphone telling me it's 3 degrees celsius, it actually feels like -5 when the wind whips across your face! BRRRR....

Nov, 12 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Tips to Energize your Workday (and a recipe for energy balls!)

Guest Blog Post Let’s face it: a lot of us have to work in an office for a living. It’s kind of the default job people look for once they...

Nov, 7 2014 by Krisha Young

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Joyous Videos

Watch Joy's past TV appearances, take a peek at step-by-step recipe videos, or check out Joy's lifestyle and beauty tips and tricks.

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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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