A few weeks ago I came across a company selling a drink mix that you take while you’re fasting to help maintain normal electrolyte balance and obtain essential vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. I laughed out loud because obviously everyone knows that fasting means you’re consuming nothing…right? I even went so far as to call … More Food While Fasting? Can The Right Diet Give You All The Benefits of Fasting Without Going Hungry?
By this point in your training journey, you’ve probably ran…a lot. You’ve also probably eaten… a lot. You might wonder though what should change, if anything about your nutrition plan in the days leading up to your big event. I recently did a segment for Global News Winnipeg about Sport Nutrition for the upcoming Manitoba … More A Sport Dietitian’s Last Minute Tips For Prepping for Race Day Like a Boss
Can your diet be TOO healthy? Can striving for perfection with your eating actually cause more harm than good?
May 2019 Update: Since I officially passed the 1 year anniversary of my new website and blog, I’ve been digging through some of my earliest posts and giving them a little update. Carbohydrates have continued to be a consistently hot topic since I originally wrote about them last year, so I decided to revisit the … More The Truth About Carbs
One of the biggest food trends we’ve seen recently is an increase in the popularity of something called “plant-based eating”. Often synonymous with a vegan diet, plant-based eating is exactly what it sounds like… a diet made from mostly plants!
If you’ve turned on the TV, listened to the radio, or opened up literally any social media feed or website lately, you’ve probably seen advertisements for a fancy new meal delivery program. Promising you everything you need for fresh, delicious, nutritious meals delivered right to your door! It sounds like an absolute dream for busy … More Thinking of Trying A Meal Delivery Service? Read This First!
We all love a good slow cooker recipe, especially on these chilly winter nights! And I promise that nothing will warm you up faster than the amazing smell of this chicken (or chickpea!) curry when you walk in the door.
If you haven’t heard, here is your official PSA: Canada has a new food guide
What’s better than a warm bowl of homemade soup on a cold winter day?
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?