Tag: wellness

Set yourself up for mealtime success all week long with this guide to meal planning for beginners from a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist!

Meal Planning Guide for Beginners

Set yourself up for mealtime success all week long with this guide to meal planning for beginners from a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist! Hey, we all lead busy lives. After a long day of getting sh*t done, the last thing we want to do is think about what’s for dinner. Enter: my […]

2020 Nutrition Trends: A Dietitian Reviews

Wow, what a year. As a registered dietitian, I’m always interested to look back and reflect on the health and nutrition trends each year. So let’s take a look – and review – some of the most popular trends in nutrition from 2020! Nutrition Trends in 2020: Intermittent Fasting I […]

Food Shaming: What It Is and How to Respond

Has anyone ever made unwarranted, negative comments about your food or eating habits? These comments are examples of food shaming and this post will teach you how to respond and shut down the food-shamers with confidence. What is food shaming? The act of food shaming is to judge someone’s food […]

Foods for Osteoporosis Prevention

How California Prunes should be the snack of choice. Osteoporosis Month might be coming to an end but thinking about our bone health doesn’t haven’t to stop! 2 million Canadians are affected by Osteoporosis, and 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer a fracture related to […]

The Role of Vitamin D on Your Health

What is the role of vitamin D on your health? How does it support the strength of your bones and immune system? Which foods contain vitamin D and…should you take a supplement? Let a dietitian weigh in! DISCLAIMER: This post was developed in partnership with Jamieson Canada, however all opinions are my […]

Myths vs. Facts About Carbohydrates

Oh, carbs! The diet industry loves to hate them, but as a dietitian I know there are so many reasons to love them! In this post we’ll answer some burning questions about carbs and address some of the biggest myths vs. facts about carbohydrates to set the record straight. What […]

The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar

Is apple cider vinegar really the fountain of wellness? Does it really do all the things people claim it does? Like boost metabolism, burn fat, aid digestion and more? Are there any risks to consuming it? Let’s find out the truth about apple cider vinegar from a registered dietitian (me!). […]

Facts and Myths About Protein

Protein is an essential nutrient for a variety of body functions, but there are a lot of misconceptions about protein on the internet. In this post, I (a Registered Dietitian) will address some of the biggest facts and myths about protein. A quick recap: What is protein? Protein is one […]

Eating Healthy on a Road Trip

As a dietitian, I have several tips for eating healthy on a road trip. From which snacks to pack, where to store your cooler, and how to prevent bloating on long road trips, read on to hear my tips! I love a good road trip – especially in the summer! […]

What is the Health Halo Effect? In this post, I'll introduce you to this common nutrition and wellness phenomenon and share some examples you may have already experienced in your daily life!

The Health Halo Effect: What is it?

What is the Health Halo Effect? In this post, I’ll introduce you to this common nutrition and wellness phenomenon and share some examples you may have already experienced in your daily life! Have you ever assumed a product was the “healthier” choice because it was labelled low-fat? Or gluten-free? Or […]