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
There’s a new nutrition documentary making waves on the Netflix scene. Called The Game Changers, it’s the personal story of James Wilks, former UFC fighter who began following a vegan diet in an attempt to recover faster from a serious injury he sustained during training. While learning more about the best diet that would help … More Should The Game Changers Change Your Sport Nutrition Game?
I’m not sure if there’s a more iconic duo than fall and a good slow cooker stew. Something about that chill in the air and the falling leaves makes me head right to my kitchen and dust off my slow cooker that’s been sitting in my cupboard playing second fiddle to the barbecue since the … More Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Stew
October is here, which means it’s time for Pumpkin EVERYTHING!
We can probably all agree that there’s no single magic pill for good health. We need to eat our fruits and vegetables, get enough sleep, remember to exercise, stay hydrated, the list goes on. But what if we could take a bit of a shortcut? You know, like how we have an extra cup of … More Powdered Greens: Super Food or Super Scam?
Did your fitness routine kinda fall off the wagon over the summer? Getting back into the habit of regular workouts this fall? Wondering if you might benefit from a little “boost” to get those results fast?
If you’re a Beyonce fan, you’ve probably already seen her Netflix documentary titled Homecoming which follows her preparation for her massive 2018 Coachella performance. I know I did! If you’re a nutrition buff, you may also have raised an eyebrow early in the show when Bey talks about her diet leading up to the concert. … More Beyonce’s Coachella Diet is Now for Sale. Should You Try It?
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?