Carbs: Why Quality trumps Quantity

Carbs: Why Quality trumps Quantity

Carbs: Why Quality trumps Quantity Carbohydrates have long been demonized as the cause of weight gain and obesity, forcing people to obsessively count carbs and count calories. Low-carb diets have been popularized for years by diet gurus and celebrities alike suggesting that they are the source of love handles and extra belly fat. However, research…

5 Nutrition Myths that Need to Go

5 Nutrition Myths that Need to Go

5 Nutrition Myths that Need to Go The nutrition community is riddled with misinformation. Everything from bad research, opinion based evidence and general dogma make separating truth from fact very difficult. Although there are literally hundreds of nutrition myths that are discussed every single day, there are some that are most harmful than others, and,…

12 Healthy Store-Bought Foods

12 Healthy Store-Bought Foods

12 Healthy Store-Bought Foods Eating well and cooking from scratch can seem overwhelming when life gets busy and we are short on time. Fortunately, there are plenty of items that you can buy at the grocery store that can help make eating well a breeze without compromising flavour. So here are 12 of my favourite healthy store-bought…

Why You Should Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

Why You Should Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

Why You Should Avoid Artificial Sweeteners Artificial sweeteners are the darlings of the food industry, enabling food manufacturers to label items as “zero-calorie” and “sugar-free”, found in everything from diet sodas to chewing gum and granola bars. Artificial sweeteners are one of the most commonly used additives in processed foods, offering a solution to individuals trying to…

6 Signs you have Chronic Inflammation

6 Signs You Have Chronic Inflammation

6 Signs You Have Chronic Inflammation Inflammation is a popular and commonly used word when it comes to nutrition. We often hear about anti-inflammatory foods and anti-inflammatory diets, but the truth is most people don’t know what inflammation actually is and how it affects our health. Although many people know that acute inflammation is not…

A Guide to Buying Healthy Cheese

A Guide to Buying Healthy Cheese

A Guide to Buying Healthy Cheese With hundreds of different types of cheese available in the grocery store, it can certainly be hard to distinguish the best from the rest. From hard to soft, and shredded to brick, there are so many different varieties and flavours of cheese available, and although many versions appear to be…

How to Heal Leaky Gut

How to Heal Leaky Gut

How to Heal Leaky Gut Healthy digestion is the foundation of overall health and well-being. Our digestive tract is the main barrier between us and our outside world, so if our gut is healthy, we are too. In fact, it is now said that many chronic symptoms including gas, bloating, allergies, acne, eczema and joint pain are…