Christmas Cookies – Toddler & Preschooler Cooking Class this December 12th

Let’s get into the Christmas spirit together with our little ones and make some delicious and yes, healthy, cookies! Book your space for the class here. You little chef will […]

Read Article →

Nutrition Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle + 4 Week Meal Plan

Oftentimes when I meet with clients and talk about nutrition and healthy eating I stumble onto a similar issue: that person feels stuck. This can feel like a mild annoyance or demotivation, but also can reach to a sense of loss of control over ones life, and a feeling of powerlessness.

Read Article →

Omega-3s: are you getting enough of this essential nutrient?

Let’s talk about the importance of omega-3s in children’s diet. We know that these fats are important for our health, but are we getting enough of this nutrient? Omega-3s have many health benefits for every age group – they are an important component for a healthy pregnancy, and they offer many benefits for people of old age.

Read Article →

How to eat healthy on a vacation without sabotaging your goals

Gluttony on vacation is something many don’t discuss but that many do experience. Remember, vacations are times to take a rest, to get out of your usual routine and enjoy yourself. It is not a time to feel restricted but to honour and celebrate your body, and this also means, to make better choices for yourself. 🙂

Read Article →

What your cravings may reveal and how to stop them from sabotaging your health goals

Has this happened to you? You set off on a diet to improve your health, wellbeing and appearance, and yet somewhere, along the way, that sneaky feeling of “I must have xyz, I NEED to have xyz!” sets in and takes over control? And after a quick, somewhat cloudy episode, you find yourself faced with an empty plate that once contained that xyz. Your body on the other hand is filled with pleasure and guilt, wondering what that thing was that took such control over you, and why you completely gave in to it? Yes, you just gave in to a big craving.

Read Article →

Should you change your diet before trying for a baby?

It is known that nutrition during pregnancy is an important aspect in the magical creation of life. You can improve your chances of getting pregnant and give your baby the best start in life by adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle before the baby is conceived. The interesting field of epigenetics shows that our environment can influence the expression of our genes

Read Article →

How your emotions affect your physical health

When you understand that emotions are energy, you’ll realize that they are fluid, moving resources meant to be felt and released. Suppressing and ignoring an emotion is actually harmful as we’ll see later, and is a sign of low emotional intelligence.

Read Article →

The importance of iron in a child’s diet

Many parents are worried that their children are not getting enough nutrients. Iron is a nutrient that is often mentioned and there can be a lot of confusion regarding its best sources and absorbability. In this article we’ll clarify why iron is important in our children’s diet, what factors improve its absorbability and which foods are good sources of this important mineral. I am also including an exemplary meal plan for a child at the end of the article.

Read Article →

3 easy tips to stay on a healthy track in 2019

One reason we fail at our New Years’ Resolutions is that we don’t define our goal well enough. If you say I want to eat healthier, it just doesn’t offer that concrete actionable step that you can actually implement in order to make a healthy choice every day. It remains in the realm of wishful thinking so to say.
If you really want to make a positive change and eat healthier, try focusing on building simple habits in your every day routine. Here are 3 easy steps to do that.

Read Article →

Back to School/Work – Nutrition and Food Tips

As August is coming to an end and September is around the corner, many of us are mentally preparing to return from their summer holidays and ease back into their […]

Read Article →