Nutrition Blog

October 31, 2019

Fibre Fundamentals

Fibre is a highly underrated nutrient. There is a wealth of evidence supporting the tremendous health benefits of eating more fibre, including the prevention of many chronic diseases. Unfortunately, many people fall short of consuming enough of this important nutrient.
September 5, 2019

7 Nutrients of Concern on a Vegan Diet

Plant-based diets are rich in nutrients that promote health and reduce risk of chronic diseases. If you choose to limit or avoid animal products completely and follow a vegan diet, your diet may require a little extra attention to ensure you are getting all of the nutrients you need for your health.
February 21, 2019

Are you getting enough Calcium and Vitamin D?

With the update of Canada’s food guide, we need to pay closer attention to our daily food choices to ensure we are meeting our calcium and vitamin D needs.
December 1, 2017

7 Ways to Healthfully Enjoy Holiday Eating

This is a wonderful time of year where we get to celebrate family, friends, culture, and of course, food! Unfortunately, for some, this time of year can come with the stress and anxieties of being surrounded by temptations.
January 31, 2017

Why We Eat The Way We Do

The first step towards making changes to your diet is to understand why you eat the things you do now. This gives us a starting point to finding the best way to adjust those underlying reasons.
December 8, 2016

Sports Drinks: Do You or Your Kids Need Them?

Sports drinks are popular. You see them in stores alongside pop, vitamin-enhanced waters, and other sugary drinks. They’re called “sports drinks” so they must be good for active people, right? Not necessarily.