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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 Health @ Gluten Free Garage

Sunday, November 9th 2014
Time: 3:00pm to 10:00pm

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Joyous Workshop @ Longo's Richmond Hill

Friday, November 28th 2014
Time: 12:00am to 1:00am

Joy McCarthy, RNCP, and vibrant nutritionist behind the  popular healthy living blog and author of  Joyous Health: Eat & Live Well without Dieting, will be sharing  “10 Essentials for Joyous Health” from her book, along  with her personal jour... Read more


Why I love Barre (works) + a joyous giveaway!

In May, my dear friend Candice and I did our first Barreworks class together (see "#barreworks selfie below). We were both pretty nervous wondering if we would be able to...

Sep, 22 2014 by Joy McCarthy



A JOYOUS tea and giveaway!

Dear joyous readers, As you might already know, I'm a tea drinker and have been recommending tea to my clients and on the blog for as long as I can...

Sep, 16 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Beauty, Detox

5 Strategies to Improve Your Partner’s Health Habits

It is a very common complaint I hear from my clients who are making wellness a priority that their partner is simply not on board the health train with them....

Sep, 2 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Fitness, Inspiration,


Comforting Cranberry Ginger Granola

After making the Maple Nut Granola a couple of times and thoroughly enjoying every morsel I thought it was high time I created a new recipe. I absolutely LOVE the...

Sep, 30 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Breakfast, Gluten Free,

Warm Beet Kale Bowl Recipe

I created the Kale Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl recipe two years ago and it's still one of the most popular (and a personal fave of mine) on Joyous Health! This...

Sep, 19 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Detox, Detox Recipe,

Blending Vs. Juicing: Which is better?

Dear joyous readers, Probably one of the most common questions I get asked is.... Is it better to blend or to juice? This is a trick question! Because the answer...

Sep, 9 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Detox, Recipes,

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.

Two-Bite Chocolate Chip Nuggets, Nut-free!



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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