Blog

Blog, Radio

EAT THIS To Improve Your Libido

Do you keep hearing, “Not tonight honey, I’m tired”? Or probably the most common excuse – “I have a headache,” as your partner rolls over and turns away from you in bed? It’s estimated that 30-40 percent of people around the globe experience a lack of interest in sex for at least several months of the year. Low libido reasons can range from stress, emotional difficulties, hormone imbalance and physical issues, including erectile dysfunction. Sex […]

Blog, Radio

EAT THIS for Warmth

EAT THIS for WARMTH Picture this… You’re all cozy and tucked in bed and your partner shifts position and sticks their freezing cold feet into your belly. You have two choices… get a divorce or EAT this to feel the warmth: Not sure I’ve ever recommended this drink in my career, but yes, drink your COFFEE! It can be hot, but also iced coffee can help warm you up because it’s the caffeine and added […]

Blog, Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting Basics

Intermittent fasting is not a diet with specific foods that are eaten or avoided. Instead, it’s a different way of eating – scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent fasting doesn’t change what you eat, it changes when you eat. You’ve just eaten, and your body is digesting and absorbing for 3-5 hours afterwards. It’s very hard for your body to burn fat, because your insulin levels are high. […]

Blog, TV

Top Five Office Lunch Hacks

Even if you work odd hours or have to take lunch into a meeting, what’s speedy, easy and quick to pull off with minimal prep and time whether you make it in the office or bring from home, or even pick up on the way to work? 1. Not your typical bottom desk drawer bottle: You need staples, even at work. Stock your bottom drawer with essentials like olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, spice […]

Blog, Family Nutrition, Hydration, Recipes

How Much Water Should I Be Drinking?

I drink water. A lot of water. And not much else. So as I read a CBC.ca headline “8 glasses of water a day ‘an urban myth’ ” I had to read on. A recent study in Australia said that “Humans need to maintain fluid balance and need to drink water when required, but should also consider fluid in unprocessed fruits and vegetables and juices. There is further evidence that water and a well-balanced diet […]

Blog, Family Nutrition, Gluten

Should Your Family Go Gluten Free?

Some of my friends think I’m extreme when it comes to my diet. I can handle that. I can’t recommend any type of diet to my clients until I’ve tried it out for myself and see the results.   Wheat free, gluten free, sugar and dairy free, vegan, vegetarian, raw, high carbs, low or no carbs—I’ve tried them all and know how easy or hard it is to follow. Once I had children, I realized […]

Blog, Family Nutrition, Recipes, Weight Loss

Spring Clean Your Diet

A breeze of warm spring air, for some, stirs an urge to purge and spring-clean. Clearing out cupboards, tossing what’s not useful anymore and re-organizing the home. In the kitchen, spring-cleaning can include a clear out of expired food packages in the cupboard and lingering at the back of the fridge but also re-arrange what’s on the menu to lighter, more colourful, simpler fare.     The end of the winter season of comforting meals, and […]

Blog, Family Nutrition

Top 5 Detox Foods

Top 5 Detox Foods After the overindulgence of the holidays, the bloated, sluggish and tired feeling can be rid of as easily as throwing out the piles of used wrapping paper after the holidays. The liver acts as our internal garbage system but does so much more. The liver: filters blood neutralizes harmful toxins both internal and external breaks down hormones alcohol medicines and drugs makes enzymes for the body to function properly produces bile to […]