Nutrition Archives - Yaletown Nutrition


January 26, 2024

The Ketogenic Diet

So, what’s the deal with the ever-popular ketogenic, aka keto, diet that has people removing almost all carbohydrates from their diet, and why has it become so trendy?
November 1, 2023

Why Your Weight is Not a Problem

There is so much pressure to be a particular body size and this is often perpetuated by family, friends, social media and even our medical communities. Unfortunately, many people face significant discrimination based on their body size and it can feel like the only answer is to try to lose weight. Here are three of many reasons why you don’t need to worry about your weight.
October 6, 2023

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Most packaged foods have a nutrition label and an ingredients list that can help you make informed choices about the foods you are purchasing, but understanding them can sometimes be complicated.
September 16, 2023

Prebiotics & Probiotics: What You Need To Know

We have many microorganisms that live in our gut. These include bacteria, viruses, and fungi. You might think of bacteria as harmful and dangerous, and while some bacteria are bad for you, there are also good bacteria that are beneficial to the body and help improve your overall health.
August 30, 2022

The Importance of Meal Timing

Too many diets and dieting rules nowadays have really impacted when and how often we allow ourselves to nourish our bodies. The consistency and timing of your meals/snacks throughout the day is key to keeping your body energized and happy and provides benefits to your overall health and well-being.
October 12, 2021

Celebrating Carbohydrates

It’s so common for people to have mixed feelings and thoughts about carbohydrates (aka carbs) because diet culture has really made the simple concept of eating carbs so confusing and even scary at times!
September 8, 2021

What is Health at Every Size® (HAES®)?

Many health practitioners are turning to Health at Every Size (HAES), an approach to healthcare that shifts away from weight and to a broader view of health instead.
August 12, 2021

Gut Health 101

Our gut, also known as our gastrointestinal or digestive tract, is a very complex system that breaks down and absorbs the nutrients that we eat and gets rid of waste products.
June 8, 2021

Food Safety During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, food safety plays an important role in pregnancy nutrition. Safe food practices can reduce the risk of adverse effects during pregnancy.
May 31, 2021

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.
May 28, 2021

Know The Facts About Fats

While the low-fat craze gave fats a bad reputation, know the facts and how they are essential and beneficial to our health for many reasons.