9 stress-busting foods for teens

9 stress-busting foods for teens

It’s not just adults that have to deal with stress. The teenage years are among some of the hardest. There are various hormonal changes that we don’t understand and life around other teenagers is hard. Kids are mean!

3 Key Approaches To Keeping A Happy Heart

Cardiovascular disease is an enormous health problem throughout the industrialized world. In Canada, approximately 1.6 million people suffer from some form of this condition. By adopting healthy behaviours, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years. Up to 80% of premature heart ..Continue Reading

4 Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

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 ..Continue Reading

5 Ways to Make Cooking More Fun

5 Ways to Make Cooking More Fun

  If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you?   I know that sometimes I don’t find cooking to be all that fun. I can get into a rut just like everyone else. So that’s why I’ve listed my best “fun” cooking ..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

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

Five “grab and Go” Snacks You Will Love

Five “grab and Go” Snacks You Will Love

  The words “healthy” 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 easiest snacks that aren’t just nutritious but also delicious! What’s my criteria you ask? They have to be nutrient-dense whole foods where a ..Continue Reading