18 High-Fibre Foods You Should Eat

18 High-Fibre Foods You Should Eat

18 High-Fibre Foods You Should Eat Fibre has been shown to have numerous health benefits including improved digestion, gut health and immunity, as well as weight loss and satiety; however, this simple and essential nutrient is often overlooked. Believe it or not, the average Canadian only consumes half of their recommended daily intake of fibre…

Is Pasta Healthy or Unhealthy?

Is Pasta Healthy or Unhealthy?

Is Pasta Healthy or Unhealthy? Pasta is a convenient and versatile food, but is pasta healthy? Here’s what you need to know. Pasta is one of those pantry staples that most households always have on hand, but is pasta healthy? Whether you buy white or whole wheat, spaghetti, penne or fettuccini, here is everything that…

Complete Guide to Protein

A Complete Guide to Protein

A Complete Guide to Protein Whether your goal is to lose weight, gain muscle, recover from a tough workout or simply eat a little healthier, protein is an essential nutrient in any healthy diet. Not only is protein the building block for your muscles, organs and hormones, but protein also has many essential functions in…

Is Bread Bad for You?

Is Bread Bad for You?

Is Bread Bad for You? High in carbs and low in nutrients – is bread bad for you? Bread is a staple food in many countries and has been eaten worldwide for thousands of years, however, at the same time, it is one of the most controversial foods in the Western world. By some, it…

10 Simple Sugar-Free Swaps

10 Simple Sugar-Free Swaps

10 Simple Sugar-Free Swaps Here are 10 simple sugar-free swaps that you can start today to help reduce your sugar intake and improve your health! It’s no secret that excess sugar is less than ideal for our health, however, even with this information many people still struggle to limit the amount of sugar that they…

What are "Good" Carbs?

What are Good Carbs?

What Are Good Carbs? Good carbs, bad carbs, here is everything that you need to know about carbohydrates and the best sources of good carbs. There is no question that carbs are the most controversial macronutrient. Carbs have been blamed for everything from waistlines to disease, however, it is important to understand that not all…

How to Eat More Fibre

How to Eat More Fibre

How to Eat More Fibre Discover what foods contain fibre and simple ways to eat more fibre. When it comes to eating fibre many of us are falling short. Not only does fibre play an important role in digestion, but it also helps to balance blood sugar, normalize bowel movements, and has even been shown…

Is Stevia Good for You?

Is Stevia Good for You?

Is Stevia Good for You? Stevia is a calorie-free sweetener, but is stevia good for you? We all know that too much sugar isn’t good for us and, for that reason, food manufacturers are always looking for sugar substitutes to market to consumers and use in their products. In recent years, stevia, a natural plant-based…

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour Your complete guide to buying healthy flour! If you enjoy baking, you’ll know first hand how confusing the flour aisle can be. Not only are labels lined with words such as whole-grain, stone-ground, and unbleached, but with the rise in popularity of non-conventional flours even more buzzwords are popping…

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes Let’s be honest, nutrition can be confusing. It doesn’t matter what topic you research, you will always find contradictory information telling you to do different things. Although some nutrition topics are more debated than others, many people are still confused about some of the foundational nutrition principles and are making common…