If there's one thing athlete's need to do, it's get enough fuel to perform their best. Here are 6 signs you might be underfueling for your sport, and what to do about it! 'Fuel' is a term you'll often see used when reading about performance nutrition. But what exactly does it mean and why can… Continue reading 6 Signs You Might Be Underfueling for Your Sport
In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we've all had to learn a lot of new terminology. Things like 'flattening the curve', 'PPE', or 'ARDS'. But have you heard of the 'Quarantine-15?' In case you're wondering what the heck it's all about, the Quarantine-15 is a little play on words on the "Freshman-15", a joke… Continue reading The Quarantine 15? Should You be Concerned About Weight Gain During COVID-19?
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"Should I be drinking protein shakes?" If there's one question I hear more than any other as a Dietitian, this has gotta be it. Protein supplements (shakes, powders, bars) are the most commonly used products on the market. I mean, everyone and their grandma has got protein powder in their kitchen! Today we're talking all… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Protein Shakes
In case you missed it! This morning I made an appearance (via skype of course) on Global News Winnipeg to talk about Nutrition Month, and how some of the key messages in this year's "More Than Food" theme are still relevant despite the huge changes most of us have encountered in our day to day… Continue reading Global News Segment: Getting Kids in The Kitchen
We’re all feeling a little....stressed right now. This COVID-19 outbreak is looming over every aspect of our daily lives, changing how we work, how we play, and even how we grocery shop. Anxiety levels are through the roof right now and some folks are more worried about staying healthy than they've ever been before. Of… Continue reading Immune-Boosting Superfoods? Can the right diet (or supplement) protect you from COVID-19?
When there's still some snow on the ground and the temperatures are hovering below zero, that summer race you signed up for may feel really far away. But race day will be here before you know it, and you want to be prepared! From your running gear to your nutrition to your training plan itself,… Continue reading New to Running? Your Guide to Getting Race-Ready
Ahh, New Year, New Me! After spending the last several weeks enjoying the holiday festivities (and all of the delicious treats it has to offer), it's no wonder that weight loss is one of the most common New Year's resolutions made year after year. Planning to eat a healthier diet, finally getting to those early… Continue reading New Year, New You? A Dietitian’s Tips for Getting it Right in 2020
I just want to start off this final post of 2019 with a huge THANK YOU to every one of you who's read, subscribed, shared, liked, and taken the time to comment on my work. Sharing an article or liking an instagram post may seem like a small gesture, but I see and appreciate every… Continue reading The Dietitian Dirty Dozen: Worst Nutrition Trends of 2019
The holidays can sometimes feel like a diet disaster. For some, even thinking about all of the tasty food the Christmas season brings can stir up all kinds of negative feelings, sending anxiety and send stress levels through the roof. Between the Christmas parties, baking, and boxes of treats taking up just about every visible… Continue reading A Dietitian’s Tips for Making the Most of Holiday Eating