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A Beginner’s Guide To The Paleo Diet 

  A Beginner's Guide to the Paleo Diet  You may have heard of the "paleo" diet. Apparently it was the world's most popular diet in 2013! But what is it? Is it a fad? Is it right for you? Scientist and "Paleo Mom" Sarah Ballentyne, Ph.D. defines it as: “The [...]

Is Coconut Oil really a healthy choice?

  Everyone seems to be talking about coconut oil these days. It's almost as if it is a miracle cure for everything! I recently had a question in my Facebook Group about whether I thought it was a healthy choice or just a fad, so I thought I'd write a [...]

August 9th, 2018|Categories: Food, News, Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain

  The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain If there was ever a call for "digestive health," this is it! Yes, it's true. Your gut is considered your "second brain." There is no denying it anymore. And because of the new scientific discoveries about the vagus nerve, the enteric [...]

Raw vs. Cooked – Which Contains More Vitamins and Minerals?

  Raw vs. Cooked - Which Contains More Vitamins and Minerals? Let’s finally put an end to the debate of raw vs. cooked. Of course, in the grand scheme of a well-balanced, nutrient-dense, varied, whole foods diet, the cooked vs. raw debate isn't that critical for most people. Where this [...]

My Top 5 Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks

The words “weight-loss” and “snacks” often appear in the same sentence. But that might also bring thoughts of "tasteless," "cardboard," and "completely unsatisfying." Right? Let me give you my favourite weight-loss friendly snacks that aren't just nutritious but also delicious! What’s my criteria you ask? They have to be nutrient-dense [...]

Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

Haven't Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter? You are positive that you're not eating more food or “junkier” food but you're still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes! You are NOT crazy! And here's why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an [...]

4 Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about "who's right" and let's focus on "what's right." Because what gets results is what I'm focusing on in this post. I respect you too much to make empty promises and try to [...]