The Importance of Reading Labels

Many of my clients in my private nutrition practice have confessed to me that they avoid reading the Nutrition Facts labels on packaged foods because it’s too intimidating. They don’t know what all the numbers mean or what they should be aiming for so if it “looks” healthy they just throw it in their cartContinue reading “The Importance of Reading Labels”

The Relationship Between Nutrition & Cancer

The Research Research from the Canadian Cancer Society’s Advisory Committee on Cancer Statistics warns that every 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime and 1 in every 4 Canadians is expected to die from cancer. With this in mind, a study from Harvard suggests that only 30% ofContinue reading “The Relationship Between Nutrition & Cancer”

Healthy Delicious Green Pancakes

I am a pancake girl through and through. Ever since I was little I would always have pancakes on the weekend. When I first learned how to make pancakes, I used the Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix. They were so easy to make. You could choose the “just add water” box or the box where youContinue reading “Healthy Delicious Green Pancakes”

What is a Nutritionist?

Wondering why you might want to work with a Nutritionist and curious what we do? A Certified Nutritionist is someone who educates individuals about the health benefits of natural nutrition, supplementation and lifestyle. Nutritionists use a combination of modern science, evidence based nutrition and the philosophy that each person has individualized needs. Ultimately, a NutritionistContinue reading “What is a Nutritionist?”

The Details of Cleansing

The word detox has been thrown around very loosely in the health world. I would first like to address that cleansing and detoxing are very different things. The terms cleanse and detox are often used interchangeably, and while they both remove toxins from your body, a detox and a cleanse are two completely different things. AContinue reading “The Details of Cleansing”

The Benefits of Magnesium

Facts About Magnesium Magnesium is an important mineral that plays several important roles in the body. In fact, low levels of magnesium have been shown to be related to health concerns such as high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart disease and heart attacks (due to coronary artery spams). Magnesium depletion can be caused by many thingsContinue reading “The Benefits of Magnesium”