Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Reducing your Sugar Intake – Part 2

Let’s back up a minute. It’s great that these recommendations from WHO are available, but what does it really mean for us Canadians? Nutrition labels must list the amount of sugar per serving in packaged products, but they don’t have to indicate how much of that sugar is added. So…

Read More »

Reducing your Sugar Intake – Part 1

Of all the hot topics in nutrition, the one that keeps holding onto centre stage is sugar. The World Health Organization (WHO) released an updated guideline in 2015 regarding sugar intake for adults and children. They recommend reducing the intake of free sugars to less than 10% of total energy…

Read More »

The Mirror Doesn’t Lie (Part 2)

Getting back into a routine after the holidays can be tough. I’ve been there. Gone are the days you could sleep in, enjoy delicious meals, and ignore your calendars. As you begin to ease into your normal routine, you might also be looking for motivation to get back into a…

Read More »

How Fitness Shortcuts Hurt Your Health

This week, you set some New Year’s Resolutions. And yesterday, on January 2nd aka “International Shortcut Day”, you were thrilled to discover that you could achieve them all EASILY and FAST in the next 30 days! Woohoo – what will you do with the rest of your year??! Of course,…

Read More »

Health and Fitness Assessment: Check your Bank Statement

When we’re looking to save money, and cut household costs, most people will do an analysis of their bank and credit card statements to see what things they can eliminate or reduce from their monthly expenses. What if I told you that your bank and credit card statements could also…

Read More »

How to get back on track after the Holiday binge

For most of us, there is a point during the holidays where you hit an all time gluttonous low. Gravy, stuffing, dessert, alcohol and less exercise. This can leave you feeling bloated, gassy, and regretting some (or most) of your decisions. Just when you think you’ve had enough you realize…

Read More »