Author: Lianne

Podcast

Eat This: How to read nutrition labels

I know that pretty much in every single episode, you’ve heard me say, okay strongly recommend, that you eat more fruits and vegetables, whole foods, nuts and seeds. You know, all the healthy things. But what about when you pick up something that’s in a package? How do you know if it would fit the healthy enough bar that we, I, and you set? Anytime you pick up the box, jar, can, plastic wrapped something […]

Family Nutrition, Plant-Based Diet, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Plant-Based Milks

Have you noticed how much the dairy aisle has changed? Gone are the days of the bags and cartons of only dairy milk, now goat milk is a staple as well as an abundance of milk that comes from plants. How can that be? Isn’t the most nutritious white stuff supposed to come from a cow or some other animal? I mean we even have buffalo milk cheese for goodness sake. That’s got to have […]

Food, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Collagen 101

You know those supplements that you hear about that claim to be the elixir of life? The magic bullet, cure all, special pill, drink, or that cream that will rid you of your sore back, hips, knees or whatever aches you. Then there are those that say it’ll take 10 years off the person that you see in the mirror, and the biggest draw of all, you’ll get to shed those unwanted pounds with THIS…. […]

Energy, Family Nutrition, Mood, Podcast

Eat This: Probiotics and the Microbiome

Did you know that you’re more bacteria than human? It’s an odd thing to think about. Well it likely wouldn’t have popped into your mind as your next thought right?! And really it’s kind of ewwww at the same time. Can you believe that we are outnumbered ten-to-one, bacteria to human cells. And we live together in harmony, most of the time. This incredible abundance of bacteria has profound impacts on our body’s physiology. Everything […]

Food, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Grocery Shopping Habits

Grocery shopping isn’t what it once was. You know, that stop and shop-on-the fly, making a pit stop on your way home from work to get dinner fixings for that night’s meal. Well that changed because of COVID in ways that we could never have imagined. First, the fear of going to the grocery store, being told to stay at home and only go out when necessary. Long wait times for the new online shopping, […]

Energy, Food, Mood, Podcast

Eat This: The Best Foods For Your Brain

Feeling blah, struggling to be up-beat and not sure where your happy side has gone? You’re not alone. Feeling unmotivated, wondering where your memory has gone, and that includes your mental health. What do you need less of and a lot more of to help the blues? That low, blah mood, mental health issues of depression and anxiety, feeling the blues, that inability to focus, feeling unmotivated in your day and actually remembering that your […]

Plant-Based Diet, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Superfoods

Do you think that there is one food that does it all? You know, all the things that us nutritionists talk about… gives energy, vitamins, minerals, fibre, antioxidants, phytonutrients, polyphenols, fats, prebiotics, probiotics, it will prevent disease, pain, and make you impervious to viruses? Or is the claim of SUPERFOOD all marketing hype to get you to part with your hard earned dollars and buy the most expensive berries, or latest product that gives it […]

Family Nutrition, Food, Podcast, Technology, Trends

Eat This: Genetic Tests for Health and Epigenetics

Our genes carry the information that determines our traits, those features or characteristics that are passed on to us from our biological parents. Our genes drive our health, even influence the food that you prefer to eat, and carry information that makes you who you are and what you look like. For instance, do you have freckles like my kids? Yep, my genes showed up in my girls with freckles – my youngest even has […]