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Dietitian Hannah Magee explains the differences and similarities between intuitive eating and mindful eating.

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

I explain the differences and similarities between intuitive eating and mindful eating, and discuss if one practice is more beneficial than the other. A few weeks ago, I introduced the topic of Intuitive Eating to my blog, mentioning that it’s becoming increasingly popular online and in the health/nutrition/wellness communities. You […]

This post discusses the beliefs behind diet culture and how to start ditching diet thoughts and improving your relationship with food.

What is Diet Culture?

You’ve likely heard the term diet culture online, but do you know how to spot it? I’ll walk you through the definition of diet culture, how to recognize it in your life and how to begin to dismantle it. These days, we hear the term “diet-culture” discussed all the time […]

Intuitive Eating

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

You’ve probably heard of intuitive eating, but do you know what it is? Today we’re talking about the origins of intuitive eating and giving an introduction into what it means to adopt the intuitive eating model. I recently recognized that while intuitive eating is something that I discuss often on […]

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

Have you ever been in a cooking rut? One month you’re totally on top of your grocery shopping, meal planning, meal-preppin’ game. You’ve got a solid roster of meals that you and maybe your partner or family are enjoying. Suddenly, a new week rolls around and you can’t be bothered. […]

Seeds: Little Nutrition Powerhouses

Flax, chia, hemp, oh my! Seeds pack a plant-based nutritional punch – from healthy fats to fibre, protein and micronutrients the little guys are a great. I love adding different varieties of seeds at my meals, knowing that I’m adding a little extra nourishment – and sometimes you don’t even […]

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 by credible sources – are […]

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 of only seeing the sun […]

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 what I want to work […]

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.   “Wait, wait – I […]

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 temperature regulation, and even delays […]