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What is the Satiety Index?

You’ve likely noticed that some foods keep you feeling full longer? While others leave you feeling snacky an hour later?…

The True Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. I’m not just talking about being fit and stronger. Exercise can…

Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

If you're reading this, you’re likely considering (or already are) removing dairy from your diet. You may have an intolerance,…

Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by…

Mediterranean Diet 101

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It's based on the traditional foods that people…

Turmeric - A Miracle Spice?

Turmeric grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods.…

Protein - How Much is Enough?

Protein is not just for great skin, hair, and nails; it's critical for health. Without it, you wouldn't be able…

Salt: Delicious, but is it Healthy?

Yes, there are lots of different kinds of salt: pink, iodized, kosher, sea, etc. They come from salt mines in…

Water - How Much Do I Really Need to Drink?

Water is essential for life. You can only survive a few days without it. Being hydrated is so essential for…

Need a Mood Boost? Eat this

It’s no question that what you eat can affect how you feel, right? Mental health and brain health are complex.…

Healthy Fats vs Dangerous Fats

All fat is NOT created equal! Fat is one of the three critical macronutrients; along with protein and carbohydrates. Some…

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

Do you ever feel a bit overextended in the belly after a meal? Maybe even gassy? Have you ever carried…

How Much Sugar is Too Much?

It’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step…

Am I Actually Hungry?

If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! I spent years of my life in what felt like constant…

Multivitamins: Are They Really a Waste of Money?

Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They're supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They…

Ketogenic Diet – Everything You Need to Know

The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about diets right now. No doubt you’ve heard of the wave…

Mindfulness and Meditation...Can They Really Improve Your Health?

The short answer is yes, mindfulness and meditation can improve your health. Science shows definite health benefits for people who…

Heartburn - Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

The odds are that you or someone you know experiences heartburn. Around half of North American adults experience it at…

Make Cooking More Fun

If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun. I know that sometimes I don't…

The Real Deal About Artificial Flavours

Let me ask you something… Have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately? How about a “processed”…

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s real. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding…

The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain

If there was ever a call for digestive health, this is it! Yes, it's true. Your gut is considered your…

Could Phytic Acid be Stealing Your Minerals?

Do you soak or sprout your nuts, seeds, grains and legumes? Is it to help improve their digestibility? To help…

Paleo Diet 101

You may have heard of the "paleo" diet. It was the world's most popular diet in 2013. If you’re like…