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 … More A Dietitian’s Tips for Making the Most of Holiday Eating
Some people just love taking all the fun out of ‘fun size’…
If you haven’t heard, here is your official PSA: Canada has a new food guide
Travelling 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, going on vacation is the best.
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
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?
In honor of National Dietitian Day, here are 5 things you may not know about Dietitians! … More 5 Things You May Not Know About Dietitians
Yes, even that new one you read about on Facebook today. Even the one your coworker is doing and feels AMAZING a week in. Even the most “flexible”…”eat what you want and still lose weight!”…”You’ll totally get rid of cravings forever” Diet is going to fail. Unfortunately only about 5% of people who start a … More Your Diet is Going to Fail (and here’s why)
Wait…what? Let me start by sharing a little story with you, and then we’ll talk about why focusing on weight loss is often detrimental to making real lasting lifestyle changes. Don’t worry, I’m also going to give you my advice for what to focus on instead of the number on the scale! As a Dietitian … More Why Weight Loss Should Actually Be Your Lowest Priority When Starting Your “Weight Loss Journey”
One of my favourite things is when friends of mine will send me a link to a new supplement product or diet and say “this is BS…right?” Then I can assure them that yes, it is an absolute load of crap. I love that people think of me when they see wacky diet stuff, knowing … More The Dirty on Dieting (and how to break the cycle!)