I’m so thrilled to once again be ringing in Caffeine Awareness Month in collaboration with the Canadian Beverage Association who have brought me back on board to write a 4-part series on all things caffeinated. To kick things off in style we are going to delve a little bit deeper

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I know how big of a topic skin health is, so I hope you guys enjoy this piece. The skin health industry is absolutely massive and North Americans spend millions of dollars each year on products to enhance and protect the look and feel of their skin. This is blatantly

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Among macronutrients, protein has unique characteristics which often lead it to be viewed as metabolically advantageous for those trying to alter their body composition, gain lean mass, or lose weight while maintaining lean mass. These advantages are largely related to the extra energy required to break down protein, the connection

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Are you ready to fight back against high cholesterol levels and improve your cardiovascular health? Today’s recipe will help. You guys may recall my post from last week where I discussed the cholesterol lowering portfolio diet that is based on specific dietary components. The cranberry salad recipe you see below,

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I think it goes without saying that the most fascinating and sought-after effect that caffeine offers the majority of its consumers is an increase in physical and/or mental performance. It’s one of the world’s favourite pick-me-ups! Yes, many of us indulge in our daily coffee and tea rituals because of

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Less than a month away from the release of my new Cholesterol Lowering Cookbook For Two, the promotional and educational push continues on the connection between blood cholesterol levels, food and overall health continues. My content thus far has covered the following key topic areas: The prevalence & statistics around

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Nearly a decade ago a British-born but Toronto-based clinician scientist by the name of Dr  David Jenkins came up with a dietary pattern or “portfolio” which was proven to be incredibly effective at lowering LDL cholesterol levels. What is sometimes referred to as the Portfolio Diet, this style of eating

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Is organic produce worth it? Is it healthier? These are questions that my clients bring to me time and time again. Despite a growing public interest in organic food, I find that many people I encounter still do not have a good grasp of what it really means for a

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After years of it being acknowledged that incorporating soy-based foods offered a cardiovascular benefit, and considering soy’s inclusion in Dr Jenkins’ 2011 portfolio diet study on cholesterol lowering, it came as some surprise that in October 2017, the FDA put in a proposal to revoke soy’s health claim. Here’s a

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I wish it was under better circumstances and with more jubilation that I could make this announcement, but I can’t deny my own personal pride in being able to say I am officially a three times published author. My Cholesterol Lowering Cook Book For Two is officially on sale and

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