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?
Hello March! two months since everyone was eager to transform their inner and outer world but I’m wondering, how are things going? Maybe the question is catching you by surprise, but it came to my mind last week as I picked up book from the library, one I had placed a hold on a while… Continue reading Struggling with Motivation?
After releasing my blog post “Doing all the right things and still not losing weight? Maybe you haven't considered these...”, I received some requests to do more writing on the topic of weight loss/management from a holistic perspective. It appears that rather than empowering us, the overwhelming amount of information circulating out there is making… Continue reading How and Where to Start your Weight Loss Journey
Sometimes in the spirit of celebration, we get carried away. This is why instead of giving you a recipe to prepare a chocolate-filled treat (of which there are tons of great recipes circulating out there), I thought I much rather share with you some tips on how to make your V-day a more “loving” experience.… Continue reading Happy V-Day, (Food) Lovers