This post was originally published in March of 2018, but recent advances in the literature regarding dietary fibre and our health made me re-visit this topic for an update! There has also been some debate regarding the benefits of dietary fibre from the low carb/no carb diet crowd, so I think it’s worth addressing what … More Fruits and Vegetables….What’s So Great About Them Anyway?
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.
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!)
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?
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
Do you want to live a healthier lifestyle, but are stuck at a a desk job? Read on to find out how a standing desk can improve your health and wellbeing! This article was developed in a sponsored partnership with AnthroDesk, however all opinions are my own. For more information about AnthroDesk and their line … More Do You Sit At Work All Day? Why A Standing Desk May Be Your Solution
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
There are very few foods we eat these days that haven’t been idolized or crucified by one group or anther for it’s supposed disease-causing, or disease-curing properties. Everything from fats and carbs, to the minerals in water, or hidden toxins in food packaging have all been blamed for our health issues. It’s particularly confusing and … More Ask the Dietitian: How Much Protein Do I Really Need To Eat?