Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or ..Continue Reading

6 Ways to Stay on Track, and Still Enjoy the Holidays

6 Ways to Stay on Track, and Still Enjoy the Holidays

  Some love it, others dread it. One thing’s for sure: we can’t avoid it, because the holiday season is upon us. With all of the holiday-related tasks we busy ourselves with, it can be daunting to make extra time to properly take care of ourselves. The following tips will ..Continue Reading

Ketogenic Diet 101

Ketogenic Diet 101

  The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. It has recently gained a lot of popularity in the wellness sphere because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people lose weight (yes, even with high fat). It can ..Continue Reading

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

  Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing ..Continue Reading

Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

  Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience. Because of this it can be affected by so many things. And we’re not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here. Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive there are a lot of ..Continue Reading

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

  Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?” Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to ..Continue Reading

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 nervous system, and the amazing influence your gut ..Continue Reading

Flu is Not a Season

Flu is Not a Season

  As we are heading into the colder months here in Canada, chances are that most people you speak to will tell you they have been ‘ sick’ with the flu. First, lets clear one thing up – a runny nose and a sore throat does not a flu make. ..Continue Reading

6 Key Foods to Help Reduce Inflammation

6 Key Foods to Help Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, ..Continue Reading

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

Yes you should (end of post…just kidding). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out. Coconut oil is a special kind of fat Coconut oil is fat and contains ..Continue Reading