Posts Tagged: Nutrition

Guide to Intermittent Fasting

July 05, 2019

Have you ever felt that no matter how hard you exercise or how diligent you are with your nutrition, the weight just keeps slowly creeping up? The weight increases and slows you down, causing fatigue, pain and inflammation. You are not alone in the fight against weight gain, and there is a smarter path to […]

Ten Nutrition Hacks for Beginner Runners

May 06, 2019

When I started running, I had no idea what to eat. So, I just ate it all. With these 10 tips, you can begin to shift your metabolic state and your training results. 1. Start your Nutritional Training now. Just like you are training your muscles, you are training your brain and body to eat […]

The Link Between Gut Health and Anxiety

March 11, 2019

I rarely see someone in my practice with anxiety that doesn’t also have digestive issues. Whether it be bloating, heartburn, constipation, or diarrhea, there’s usually a Pepto Bismol commercial of symptoms happening. That’s because there’s a huge link between your brain and gut. Vagus Conversations You’ve probably heard of the central nervous system which is […]

5 tips for getting through the Winter blahs

February 04, 2019

By: Heather Lillico, Holistic Nutritionist & Yoga Instructor As the cold sets in and the months of blah ensue, it’s time to take stock of your mood. Check in with yourself, has the weather affected your attitude? I notice a difference BIG TIME! Usually around mid February my mood starts to dip and I never […]

A Session With Dr. T—The Chiropractic Magician

January 16, 2019

Being a Yoga Instructor you’d probably assume I have a perfectly healthy and mobile body—and while that’s partly true, I’m also at great risk of injury due to popping in and out of poses to demo for students and going to my max for photo shoots (damn you Instagram)! The thing that I found frustrating […]

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 […]

3 Must Have Fall Recipes

October 22, 2018

Fall is here, and it’s so much more than pumpkin spice lattes, I promise you! Foods that are in season now are hearty, filling, and full of nutrients, which is especially important as flu season approaches. Here are 3 must-have fall recipes that will boost your immune system! 1. Five-Minute Pumpkin Chia Pudding Why it’s […]

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 […]

Summer Peach Popsicles

August 20, 2018

August is peach season in Ontario! Eating seasonally & locally means the food is picked at peak freshness and gets to you quicker. The result is maximal nutrition for you. One peach has about 10% of your fibre for the day, 15% of your Vitamin C needs, and is loaded with antioxidants to protect the […]

Is your granola bar healthy, or is it just dressed up junk food?

April 03, 2017

By Aly Shoom Nutritionist Granola Bars are often disguised as healthy but are usually just dressed up junk food. Granola bars often claim they’re a good source of fiber, but most of them really only contain 1-gram -we need AT LEAST 25 grams per day! Traditionally, granola bars were just pressed granola, which was made […]