December can certainly be a fun month. All those parties and gatherings with friends and family, time off from work, trips and delicious meals are great way to get out of the routine. But for many of us, the holiday season can also create a lot of excess, especially with food. I am a… Continue reading A Nutritionist’s Tips to Feel your Best this Holiday Season
If you’re trying to lose weight, this piece of advice may sound counter-intuitive but weighing yourself constantly, in the hopes of keeping yourself committed to your plan, may be actually doing more harm than good. Many of us don’t realize that constantly weighing ourselves is creating an enormous amount of pressure and, as a… Continue reading Why Weighing Yourself Constantly May Be Sabotaging your Weight Loss Effors
If you struggle with strong cravings, especially late in the day, know that this is something that can be corrected by making some dietary changes. I often recommend clients to include 1 to 2 snacks a day to help them keep blood sugars stable throughout the day, and in turn, keep cravings in check.… Continue reading My 5 go-to Snacks to Curb Cravings and Balance Blood Sugars
Aside from a description of their health concerns and goals, one of the most common things I hear as a Holistic Nutritionist, is that people are confused and overwhelmed with all the food advice circulating out there. Women will say to me: “I just don’t know what to eat anymore, I am so confused and… Continue reading Fad Diets: Why They Only Offer Short-Lived Solutions
Now that fall is here and the days are getting colder and shorter we have an opportunity to pause and re-assess some of the choices we tend to make out of habit. Just like the seasons change, so do our needs for nourishment and rest. I usually notice that my body asks for warmer foods,… Continue reading Warm Breakfasts for Cooler Days
Heading on vacation and feeling anxious about how this may interfere with your weight loss efforts? In this article, I share my 5 top recommendations for feeling great and avoiding putting on extra pounds while away from home: Stay hydrated: with so many delicious drinks available at vacation resorts, is easy to neglect our water… Continue reading 5 Tips to Feel Amazing and Stay Healthy While on Vacation
I often hear from clients, friends and family that is very difficult to maintain healthy habits throughout the summer. With long winters and a relatively short patio, bbq and cottage season, it is difficult to resist the temptation and overindulge with food and drinks. I’m a strong believer in a balanced approach to nutrition… Continue reading 10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer Season
This is because our actions, or behaviour, is driven by the magnificent world of thoughts that is living in all of us. So, if you’re struggling with your health, let me propose we put the action plans and supplements on hold for a moment and we take a moment to examine what is happening with… Continue reading How We Treat our Bodies, is a Direct Reflection of What’s Happening in our Inner Word
Take a deep breath... Or two Or ten For many of us, spring comes with renewed energy, an overflow of ideas and creativity. Somehow the quiet of the winter is replace with a fully booked schedule and you find yourself overcommitted. Social activities pick up, work doesn’t slow down and as the… Continue reading Life Feels a Bit Chaotic?
Looking out the window, is hard to believe spring is around the corner but somehow our body recognizes the rhythms of nature and knows change is coming. I usually feel a desire to clean, de-clutter and renew. I feel inclined to prepare my home and my body for a new season. I also instinctively lean… Continue reading Should you do a spring cleanse and if so, how to go about it?