5 Tips To Avoid Weight Gain Over the Holidays nutrition Dec 24, 2019

We have all endured the intense ‘food coma’ after inhaling Christmas dinner. Being surrounded by all of the traditional calorie-rich holiday foods like stuffing, gravy, cookies, pies, Yorkshire pudding, and eggnog. Over-indulging is a very common issue throughout the holidays....

Continue Reading...
Detox Cleanses Debunked nutrition Sep 16, 2019

This post is about debunking the myth that all cleanses are healthy for you. The top reason I’ve seen people do cleanses is because they’ve overindulged. They’ve overdone it, had a big party weekend, have been eating too much junk food or haven’t been following a...

Continue Reading...
Green smoothies: Gross or Great? You Decide! nutrition Jun 02, 2019

This month is all about fad busting and myth busting. We’re going to shut down some of those crazy ideas out there in terms of things that we think are good for us. Maybe they aren’t so good.

This blog post is all about green smoothies. Green smoothies are the latest fad or trend and...

Continue Reading...
The Top 7 Tips For Delicious Calorie Reduced Libations nutrition Jul 15, 2018
In the last post we went over the top 5 treats that you might be adding to your waistline. If you missed it, click here. Bethany’s story of weight gain during the summer is not unique. I’ve worked with many women who struggle with summertime weight gain.
 
By making...
Continue Reading...
The Top 5 Summer Treats to Avoid nutrition Jun 29, 2018

It’s summertime!

That means it’s patio season. And lots of libations. You’re more willing to enjoy seasonal treats that cool you off. Things like ice cream, popsicles, and cold drinks. The guilty pleasures you only get to enjoy for a few months each year.
 
Those tasty...
Continue Reading...
The Last Diet You’ll Ever Need nutrition Feb 19, 2018
There’s long been a debate about what the ONE perfect diet is. Traditionally a diet was simply the way that you ate. Over time it has evolved to mean, “restricting your current intake of food to lose weight.” Regardless of which definition you prefer, there...
Continue Reading...
Real Food, Real Nutrition- an Old Concept nutrition Feb 05, 2018
After spending over 10 years in the fitness industry and then working as a nurse, I’ve done more than my fair share of experimenting. I’ve tried many different diets to achieve my best health and performance. I’ve followed Canada’s Food Guide, The Zone, and Eat for your...
Continue Reading...
How to Raise a Healthy Child nutrition Dec 19, 2017
Kids are impressionable. They want to be like their role models. They also love to learn- if taught the right way. When kids have poor eating habits their growth and development is fueled by a lack of nutrients. That means that they aren’t getting the appropriate fuel...
Continue Reading...
The Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets Every Foodie Needs nutrition resources Nov 17, 2017

It’s that time of year when you start thinking about what to get for that hard to buy someone on your list. Here’s a list of must have’s for anyone who’s a foodie or anyone that wants to make an effort at eating better. Click the image to bring up the Amazon link for...

Continue Reading...
Tricky Treats- Four Ways to Control Your Cravings this Halloween nutrition Oct 28, 2017

It’s that time of year again. When the candy producers pull out all their marketing tricks to make you want to buy more treats. It’s all in the spirit of Halloween, but it’s gotten out of hand.

To start off- who’s got leftover candy from last year? Raise your arm high....

Continue Reading...
Thinking of Going Vegetarian? Think Again! nutrition Sep 29, 2017

An article on the Forks Over Knives website talks about becoming a vegetarian. I couldn’t resist going through it. It’s called Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat. It describes the seven amazing benefits that you get when you give up meat.  Read it first and then...

Continue Reading...
10 Ways to Get More Fiber in Your Diet digestion nutrition Jun 12, 2017

You’ve probably heard that you need to eat more fiber but you may not even know where to start. How much do you need? What foods have fiber? What is fiber? There’s so much to know! Let me help clarify things for you:

What Does Fiber Do?

  • Decreases blood cholesterol, slows glucose...
Continue Reading...
1 2