With cold and flu season rapidly approaching, I am often asked how to ward off colds throughout the season. As we move through autumn and deep into winter, it’s a crucial time for you to be aware of how the changing season affects your body and your mind and how to be proactive in staying healthy and balanced amidst the […]
You may be hearing more about this tree mushroom recently as it’s medicinal properties are gaining awareness. Increasingly chaga is available at farmer’s markets, health food stores, online and through wild foragers.
Today I want to talk to share with you 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Breakfast Healthier. A lot of people I work with often skip breakfast citing that either they aren’t hungry or that they are too rushed in the morning to eat. Breakfast is really important for getting you off to the right start each day. A […]
Sleep is one of the most important processes for the human body. Along with the digestion of food, production of hormones and the creation and maintenance of longterm memory, sleep ensures that the body heals, grows, and replenishes itself so that people can thrive.
Stuffed peppers are a recent addition to my recipe repertoire, and they’re delicious. I love experimenting in the kitchen on Sunday afternoons, especially in the fall when food markets are filled with nutritious, local fresh food. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe but the holiday season always motivates me to spend a […]
When it comes to the way you should eat, it can be very confusing to truly understand what you need to eat for more energy, weigh loss or weight maintenance, hormone health and the optimal expression of your genes.
Staying healthy after menopause ensures that women can continue to have a healthy, vibrant and rewarding life for decades to come. The physical changes that occur during peri-menopause (ages 35-55) and menopause (defined as 12 months after your last mensal cycle) can be challenging for women and their partners to navigate. There are many changes […]
As a nutritionist, my experience has been somewhat different. Detoxes can be hard to do. For people who have been eating the Standard North American Diet with limited fruits and vegetables and plenty of processed/packaged food it can be really hard to do.
It’s September and traditionally the time we return to routine and structure. Part of this routine is often centred around our health and wellness. September, like January is the months when we think about making changes to our food and fitness routines, but sometimes, it can be confusing to kno
It’s back to school time, and the kids I’ve talked to recently are excited about returning to the routine of school, seeing friends, the opportunity for sports and extracurricular activities and the challenge of learning new things. Nutrition and wellness play a critical role
My final instalment of A Great Start to 2016 is all about setting and achieving your goals. We’ll cover the topic of financial goals as well, as financial health is a very important aspect of your overall health and wellbeing. GOAL SETTING Reaching goals can be challenging sometimes when life gets in the way and […]
It’s the New Year and we’re all motivated to make positive changes. As you’re formulating your goals and strategies for healthier eating keep the following in mind and make decisions to support yourself in the area you feel needs attention.
Dehydration is the root of many health issues. Having a
It’s January 12the today, and the New Year is well underway. Opportunity for something new and change is always so exciting for me. I hope you had a beautiful holiday season filled with friends, family, delicious food and celebration. I also hope you’re greeting this New Year as an awesome opportunity to manifest the things you want more of in your life.
Happy Holidays! I’m sharing one of my favourite holiday cookie recipes with you. They’re really easy to make and incredibly delicious. Plus, who doesn’t love cookies this time of year?! Oh, and the best part, they require only a few simple ingredients that you can feel great about having because they’re healthy and nutritious- but […]