March is Nutrition Month!

March is Nutrition Month!

March is Nutrition Month and the 2017 theme is dedicated to supporting Canadians to stop their struggles with food.  The slogan for the campaign is Take the fight out of food! Spot the problem.  Get the facts. Seek support.  The goal of the campaign is to provide...
Drink Up!

Drink Up!

It is summer and it is hot!  It is important to stay hydrated in this heat as fluids help move nutrients and waste through your body, keep your blood pressure normal, protect and cushion your joints and organs, control your body temperature and lower your risk of...

Nutrition Month – Eating 9 to 5

Dolly Parton sang “working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living” and what a way to increase our health risks if we don’t take the time to eat right during our work day. Too often we skip breakfast, have meeting munchies and give in to sweet treats...

Should you go on a cleansing or detox diet?

The simple answer is NO. And the reason why that is, there is no scientific evidence to show cleansing or detoxing maintains or improves bowel health, prevent colon cancer or achieve lasting weight loss. The truth is that cleansing can be harmful. Cleansing diets can...

Smart Seasonal Eating!

Holiday season is upon us and for the next couple months seasonal treats are easily accessible. For example, colleagues bring leftover Halloween candy to the office, Christmas cookie exchanges begin and seasonal parties start to be every weekend. The following are a...

Nutrition Facts for your Workout

Health Canada recommends that we aim for 150 minutes of moderate to intense activity each week. Often the question that follows after hearing this statement is what am I supposed to eat to get the most out of my workout. Eating a balanced diet according to...