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Tips for healthy eating this winter

Tips for healthy eating this winter

The importance of healthy eating this winter With the colder winter weather comes colds, the flu, coughs, and for some, weight gain. For this reason, it’s important to stay on top of your diet and keep yourself well-nourished during winter. Sticking to healthy...

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A low-carb diet: The pros and cons

A low-carb diet: The pros and cons

Low-carb diets such as the Keto Diet seems to be all the rage right now. To carb or not to carb? Many people ask me this question at my practice. There’s so much conflicting information about carbohydrates, so I want to clear the confusion with some...

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The lowdown on fermented foods

The lowdown on fermented foods

There’s no denying that considering one’s gut health is highly important when it comes to healthy eating. Many everyday day foods are good for gut health. These foods include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fish and extra virgin olive. However,...

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Tips for a successful meat-free Monday

Tips for a successful meat-free Monday

Meat-free Monday is a movement to eliminate meat from your diet for one a week. Eliminating has many benefits for your health, wallet and the environment. When you replace meat with veggies, you save quite a bit on grocery items, and Meat-free Mondays reduce your...

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Heart-healthy tips for Valentine’s Day

Heart-healthy tips for Valentine’s Day

The big V-day is almost here! You may be tempted to spend the holiday with decadent chocolate treats, celebratory champagne and romantic, high-calorie dinners. However, indulging too much on this day of love isn’t always great for your heart health. Despite recent...

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‘S.M.A.R.T’ New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you

‘S.M.A.R.T’ New Year’s resolutions for a healthier you

With 2021 in full swing, many of us are setting goals and making New Year’s resolutions. Resolutions related to leading healthier lifestyles are often at the top of the list, with popular choices including losing weight, eating healthier and exercising more...

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Healthy eating tips for the holiday season

Healthy eating tips for the holiday season

It’s that wonderful time of the year when we look forward to spending quality time with loved ones. The time to relax and enjoy ourselves is essential for our wellbeing, but it is also during the holiday season that we tend to forget about our healthy eating habits. ...

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Iron: Here’s how to boost your intake on any diet!

Iron: Here’s how to boost your intake on any diet!

Iron is among the most widespread deficiencies in the world. Millions of people struggle to reach their optimum intake daily, and the lack of the mineral leads to some pretty frustrating conditions which leave you feeling sleepy, tired, and faint. What is Iron? Iron...

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How to reduce inflammation with nutrition and lifestyle

How to reduce inflammation with nutrition and lifestyle

Inflammation or swelling is part of the body’s natural healing process and helps fight infection and injury. However, inflammation doesn’t only happen in response to illness and injury. An inflammatory response also occurs when the immune system goes into action...

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Natural vs refined sugar

Natural vs refined sugar

Refined sugar is a sneaky ingredient found in a considerable amount of foods in a variety of forms. Very few of us can resist the taste of sweet treats, but sugar has addictive properties. Sugar may also lead to a variety of health conditions. Many people believe that...

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