Happy New Year! Like the beginning of the school year signals the end of summer and a return to routine, the New Year is synonymous with a time to make changes in one’s life. These changes are often centered on the idea of self –improvement in the area of health, relationships, finance, or fitness. The […]
Holiday Survival Guide 2016 It’s holiday time! We all want to celebrate this time of year with healthy holiday celebrationsWe’re all tempted to indulge and eat too many things that taste good but leave us feeling bad. Often we promise ourselves to begin a clean eating plan or diet right after the holidays. Unfortunately the […]
Happy Holidays! The holidays are here and I have to say I love every minute of it. I especially love making and sharing food with the people I love. I wanted to share three of my favourite holiday recipes with you- they’re delicious and yes, healthy too. Bring these along to your holiday parties and […]
Reducing sugar in your diet will improve digestion, gut function, immune function and reduce the risk of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
This organism is called Candida. And, over 70% of North Americans have it because of the overuse of prescription antibiotics, antibiotics in our meat supply and the over consumption of refined sugar.
It’s holiday time! This time of year we’re all tempted (even me) to indulge and eat too many things that taste good but leave us feeling bad. Often we promise ourselves to begin a clean eating plan or diet right after the holidays.
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.