Nutrition

Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks 101

Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks 101

Over the last few months I’ve had a handful of people ask me to write a blog post on pre- and post-workout nutrition for the “everyday” individual. It’s true, a lot of the pre- and post-workout nutrition information out there – especially the ones written […]

Good Mood Food: 3 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

Good Mood Food: 3 Things to Eat for a Better Mood

What if I told you there are foods we can eat that may have a positive impact on our emotional well-being? Neat, right? Today I’m sharing 3 of those with you! It’s the dead of winter. The holidays are long gone, we’re cold, we’re tired […]

Hannah Magee RD Best of 2018

Hannah Magee RD Best of 2018

Happy Holidays friends! We’re just a few short days away from Christmas and then the New Year will be here before we know it. Right around this time I’m always thinking back on the past year, reflecting on what went well, what I learned, and […]

Vitamin D – To Supplement or Not to Supplement?

Vitamin D – To Supplement or Not to Supplement?

Winter is coming. For a lot of us in North America (especially Canada) that means kissing exposure to sunshine goodbye for several months. Without that sun exposure, many of us are put at risk for not getting enough of the “sunshine vitamin” – vitamin D. […]

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 […]