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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 […]

Food, Plant-Based Diet, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Food and Nutrition MYTHS

All fats are bad for you… Milk makes your bones strong… You must eat meat for protein… Margarine is better than butter… Myths, myths, myths… The list is long and so, so wrong. But what’s right? What can you believe? On this episode of EAT THIS… Food and Nutrition MYTHS… Busted!!! Looking for the vitamin C supplement that Lianne mentioned? Check out TAKE THIS Alka C on SproutRight.com.

Food, Podcast, Trends, Weight Loss

Eat This: Living The Sugar-less Dream

In episode 7, I did a deep dive into all about sugar, why we LOVE it, why we crave it and why you’d want to do better. This week, I thought we’d hear from someone who has been living a sugar-free lifestyle for 8 YEARS!! Is he crazy, has he lost his mind? Let’s find out. Barry Friedman is a 4-time World Juggling Champion, who has appeared on over 200 local, national, and international television […]

Food, Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Food Fads and Trends

In the age of Instagram, the next big food fad or trend might be determined more by the way it looks rather than the way it tastes. Over the years, food fads have often been influenced by what’s happening in the world around us. In this episode, Lianne is joined by reluctant ‘foodie’ and radio host Jerry Agar (Newstalk 1010, Toronto) to look at and chat about food trends from the past and present, to […]

Blog, Trends

Is it Wine O’Clock Yet?

Do you find yourself longing for that glass of wine at the end of the day to soothe the days stresses and challenges? I see a bunch of hands up. Does your social life revolve around meeting friends in bars after work or on weekends? Around the holidays and celebrations of any kind, I see alcohol consumption increases and it can be tough not to create a habit of regular and even daily consumption. It […]

Blog, Online, Radio, Trends

Could what you add to your coffee be a health buzz-kill?

How do you take your coffee? With milk, cream, bulletproof style with MCT or coconut oil and butter or ghee? While there continues to be what feels like weekly studies saying that coffee is healthy and then not, what you add to your coffee could be the heath clincher. There are some foods whose healthful benefits are constantly debated. They include coffee, chocolate, tea and red wine. Let’s talk about their positive health aspects for […]

Blog, Food, Radio, Technology, Trends

Food Trends for 2019

I remember a few years ago talking about what a poké bowl was, and now when I head to local restaurants, I regularly see this native Hawaiian dish. While not all food trends stick, that one has certainly flourished. My prediction is that 2019 is going to be the year of disruption in the food industry. This is also going to be a year of food innovation like we’ve never seen before. Here are the […]