Why Superfoods Don't Exist

Why Superfoods Don’t Exist

Why Superfoods Don’t Exist Superfoods are all the rage right now and have been for the past several years; open any health and fitness magazine, or walk around your local grocery store, and you will find the term “superfood” everywhere. Promising to have miraculous powers based on their nutritional components, we are told we need…

8 Tips for Healthy Eating Out

8 Tips for Healthy Eating Out

8 Tips for Healthy Eating Out Whether you are sitting down to a Sunday brunch or a four-course dinner, navigating a restaurant menu can be challenging, especially if you are trying to eat healthily. Fortunately, dining out doesn’t need to sabotage your diet all you need are some simple strategies and tips for healthy eating…

Gluten-Free Grains

Gluten-Free Grains: A Complete Guide

Gluten-Free Grains: A Complete Guide The popularity of gluten-free products has grown tremendously over the past few years, and therefore the question of whether or not to go gluten-free is a popular one. An estimated 1 in every 100 – 200 people in North America have Celiac Disease, many of which are undiagnosed, and are unable to digest…

Healthy Travel Snacks

18 Healthy Travel Snacks

18 Healthy Travel Snacks When it comes to traveling, healthy eating is often one of the first things that tend to get thrown out the window. Although I am all for indulgence (Hello, wine and chocolate!) I still think it is important, and possible, to eat well while you are on the road. Whether you…

All About Probiotics

Probiotics: A Complete Guide

Probiotics: A Complete Guide Turn on the news or open the latest newspaper and you will see the term probiotic popping up everywhere. Until 5 or 10 years ago, you rarely heard the term probiotic, let alone microbiome,  but today it is commonly used in everything from television ads to food packaging. But do you…

The Best Natural Sweeteners

The Best Natural Sweeteners

The Best Natural Sweeteners At this point, it is common knowledge that added sugars are not ideal for our health. Sugars, found in everything from baked goods to granola bars and marinades, are not only adding pounds to our backsides but stealing our vitality. Sweet treats should most certainly be consumed in moderation and treated…

meal planning 101

Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101 When it comes to healthy eating, failing to plan is planning to fail. Knowing what to eat is one thing, but the execution is the most important part of the battle. Luckily, a little forward planning can go a very long way in ensuring that you are set up for a week…

Types of Carbohydrates

Types of Carbohydrates

Types of Carbohydrates Carbohydrates, or “carbs”, have a bad rap. For years they have been demonized, we’ve been told to limit them in our diets, and they’ve been labeled as the enemy. As it turns out, they are not the demons they have been made out to be, and learning about the various types of…

Causes of Sugar Cravings

4 Causes of Sugar Cravings

4 Causes of Sugar Cravings Despite the hundreds of articles, blog posts, podcasts, and books dedicated to encouraging people to cut back their sugar intake, it remains one of the most common nutrition concerns. The tips and tricks to helping people kick their sugar habits are plenty, however, these same tips and tricks are often…