6 Easy and Healthy Snack Ideas

Who doesn’t love to snack? The good news is that snacking in between meals can help regulate your blood sugar… not mention satiate your appetite. Sure, mindless snacking can hurt health efforts. But snacking has been given a bit of a bad rep. When done intentionally, snacking will only benefit your health. One thing to […]

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Choosing healthy foods can be super confusing! This is why nutrition labels are required on the back of every packaged food. These tables are your best weapon for buying foods to meet your specific nutrition needs. You can make the best food choices by simply understanding how to read these nutrition labels. Here are five […]

Healthy Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Bread

Who says you can only eat pumpkin flavoured foods in the fall?! It’s February and I am still enjoying the great minerals and antioxidants from pumpkin in the form of baked goods. This pumpkin bread is delicious and moist, while beneficial for your health. The recipe uses greek yogurt and a dash of olive oil […]

Canada’s New Food Guide – What Has Changed

I am extremely excited that the Government of Canada has just released a new and improved food guide. This new food guide has been long awaited. You may be familiar with the old guide, titled “Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide” and published in 2007. Both the old and new food guides provide similar advice […]

Tips For Starting a Fitness Routine

Starting a new fitness routine is the hardest part of going to the gym. Even if you don’t have (or want) a gym membership, beginning to incorporate healthy physical activity into your routine can be difficult. Movement is a huge part of becoming the healthiest, most fit version of yourself. You have probably heard of […]