I’m certainly no stranger to the occasional urge to rip open a chocolate bar, go through the drive-thru window, or dive into a bag of my favourite chips – and I’ll bet you aren’t a stranger to this either.  The occasional indulgence isn’t anything to […]

Simple & Quick Lunch Ideas For The Busy Work Week

Simple & Quick Lunch Ideas For The Busy Work Week

Quick lunch ideas are a major bonus because lunchtime can be a real challenge when you want to keep your food choices healthy.  There are tantalizing treats scattered throughout your office break room and your desk is in close proximity to the vending machines that […]

How To Improve Gut Health

How To Improve Gut Health

Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And […]

How To Read The New Nutrition Facts Tables

How To Read The New Nutrition Facts Tables

The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions. When people can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, […]

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because […]

Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all […]

Bye Bye Sleeping Through The Night

Bye Bye Sleeping Through The Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep […]

Five Cholesterol Myths And What To Eat Instead

Five Cholesterol Myths And What To Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderline obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an […]

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than Your Weight

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than Your Weight

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you […]

6 Super Simple Ways To Eat Better

6 Super Simple Ways To Eat Better

The holidays are OVER and the new year is already well among us – the new year is a special and exciting time where we make ambitious plans for the rest of the year and dream of the possibilities. The most popular resolution is improving health, and we […]