Posts Tagged: Holistic Nutritionist

Counting Macros: Key to Success or Obsessive Behaviour

November 03, 2018

Whether from the trainer at the gym, or your pal at work, you’ve probably heard the buzz about counting macros. What does that term actually mean, and is it a necessary part of your nutrition strategy, or an obsessive dieting behaviour? Let’s dive deeper! But before we do, I want you to think about a […]

Why Meal Plans Don’t Work

September 19, 2018

Meal plans don’t work. There, I said it! Coming from a Nutritionist, that statement might seem bold, but I have a sneaking suspicion you might agree. Think for a second about all the diets you’ve tried that lasted a few days, weeks, maybe a month max. Maybe you found a plan online with a strict […]

The Coffee Substitute Sleep Solution?

December 19, 2016

If you suffer from insomnia you may want to consider cutting your coffee consumption. I know, easier said than done, but to see and feel a change you have to make a change. How can coffee lead to insomnia? Whether you?re stressed or not, cortisol, your stress hormone, is released after consuming coffee. This plays […]

Pumpkin Spice With Out The Nasty Side Effects.

November 30, 2016

By Aly Shoom, Nutritionist It’s a sure sign of the cooler weather when your favorite coffee shop starts serving pumpkin spice lattes (PSL’s). Unfortunately, although pumpkin can be healthy, these lattes are far from it! Starbuck’s PSL doesn’t actually contain any real pumpkin and is loaded with sugar – made of sugar, condensed milk, sweet […]

Is Sugar Hiding in Your Health Food?

November 21, 2016

By now it?s probably safe to assume you all know white sugar is far from a superfood, and should be avoided most of the time. So, here are five products labeled as ?health foods? that are secretly loaded with refined sugar! 1. Store bought smoothies: Smoothies sounds like a healthy choice, but often times they […]

Aly’s Top 3 Low Carb Breakfast Recipes!

October 24, 2016

Why low carb? I recommend a low carb breakfast to most of my clients, and if not low carb than a meal that balances blood sugar while containing healthy protein and fats. Why? Often times a major factor to weight loss and overall health is balancing your blood sugar, not just cutting calories! If you?re […]

6 Reasons to See a Holistic Nutritionist

October 10, 2016

1. Nutrition and lifestyle changes have a huge impact on your overall health and well-being. Through making positive nutrition changes you can expect more restful sleeps, improved mood, weight loss, increased energy and so much more! 2. You?re unique and your time is precious: There is plenty of great nutrition advice on the internet, in […]