Nutrition

Are you getting enough iron? Here’s how you can.

Are you getting enough iron? Here’s how you can.

In case you didn’t know, iron is an important mineral for good health. In our bodies, iron is responsible for carrying oxygen in the blood stream. Iron deficiency is one of the top nutrition disorders, and it can contribute to reduced immune function, poor body […]

5 Immune-Boosting Foods to Eat This Season

5 Immune-Boosting Foods to Eat This Season

I have the sniffles. While I love fall and just about everything that comes with it – I almost always catch a cold around the same time that the seasons change, especially from summer to fall and from winter to spring. So far, my sniffles […]

Sodium: The Facts & Tips for Eating Less

Sodium: The Facts & Tips for Eating Less

It’s quite likely that you’ve heard about the effect that too much sodium in our diets can have towards our health. Excess sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure (hypertension), and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for conditions like heart disease, […]

All About Protein

All About Protein

Protein is a hot topic in the fitness/health/wellness world. So much so that protein is being added to just about everything. Ice cream, chips, cookies, and more. My coworker mentioned to me recently that she came across a recipe for high-protein vanilla frosting for baked goods. […]

Milk & Milk Alternatives: The Nutrition

Milk & Milk Alternatives: The Nutrition

In the last few years, non-dairy milk alternatives have been rising in popularity. There are so many options on the market these days and it can be totally overwhelming when choosing the best option for you. Today I’m breaking down the nutrition profiles of some […]

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day

Hands down breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. This could have something to do with the fact that I adore food so when I haven’t eaten in 8+ hours overnight it sure feels like a treat to break that fast! While I’m a […]

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

I recently posted a lengthy response to people asking me if I think they should make a career change to become a Registered Dietitian. I get that question a lot. Another question I encounter frequently online and in my work is along the lines of  “So […]

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

There was a time in my life when I would have done anything to try a pint of Arctic Zero or Halo Top Creamery brand ice cream. Back when I too thought healthy meant weighing less, low-calorie, or made with “clean” ingredients. Around that same […]