Early in the summer I noticed a new local business popping up on my instagram feed. A company called Body Measure, they were getting ready to open their facility offering DEXA scans (amongst other exciting services!) to the public.
You may have seen advertisements, read articles in the news, or even seen some of my posts about the latest nutrition game changer: genetic testing and personalized nutrition.
Originally published November 2017 Updated September 19, 2018 Well, its been almost a year since my original post about the Ketogenic diet, and what an interesting year it has been for this particular trend!
For a long time now nutrition science has supported the notion that we should be eating more plants. Plant foods include fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, beans, nuts, and seeds.
This review and taste panel was done completely independently with no sponsorship from any brand of protein bar. If there’s one question I hear most often from clients, family, friends, or anyone else I may cross paths with, it’s what I think about protein and energy bars. As a Dietitian, Personal Trainer, and active gal … More Everything You Need To Know About Protein Bars (including which ones you should buy!)
Traveling is definitely at the top of my list of favourite things to do. Camping, road trips, or getting away from the freezing temperatures in Winnipeg for a hot holiday in the dead of winter, going on vacation is the best. Some of my trips are super active like heading out for a weekend of … More Dietitian Approved Tips For Feeling Your Best While On Vacation
A few weeks ago while out grocery shopping a new product caught my eye. CoolWay ice cream (technically there’s no cream in the stuff so it’s called a frozen dessert, but you catch my drift). Boasts 320 calories per container, and a whopping 24 grams of protein. As I’ve said before in my post about … More What Your Dietitian Really Thinks About High Protein Ice Cream
Remember a few years ago when everyone was drinking that weird mix of cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and maple syrup because Beyonce reportedly drank the stuff to lose weight? It wasn’t the first time, and certainly not the last time a diet, supplement, or detox has been made famous (…or infamous?) because a celebrity told … More Here’s Why You Should Never Take Nutrition Advice From A Celebrity
It seems the people out there who like to invent new diets are starting to run out of ideas. Since there’s a diet out there scaring us out of eating just about every food known to man (meat, dairy, sugar, fruit, legumes, fat, carbs, soy, pesticides, GMOs- you name it!) We’ve pretty much run out … More Intermittent Fasting- Should You Try It?
There are few topics in nutrition more controversial than artificial sweeteners. To some, they’re a reasonable, even beneficial alternative to sugar. To others, they’re like the worst possible thing you could put in your body. Just so we’re all on the same page, some of these people actually promote drinking turpentine to cure illnesses….so who’s … More The Truth about Artificial Sweeteners