March is Caffeine Awareness Month and given my well known penchant for everyone’s favourite 8-Carbon compound, I’m thrilled to once again be teaming up with the Canadian Beverage Association to produce some high quality educational content on caffeine. For those who didn’t get that nerdy reference, don’t worry because it

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I feel for my clients who are perpetually burdened by the idea that the caloric value of a food is its most salient characteristic. That’s exactly why I teamed up with wellness application developer Lifesum to record an informative webinar episode to debunk this commonly held belief. You can access

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For those that may not know, I happen to be a regular contributor to the National Post (Post Media) Health platform – Healthing.ca I’m writing on some topics that I’ve not really had a chance to explore on my own website, so I figured it would be quite nice to

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Genetically Modified Organisms, also known as GMOs, represent one of the most pervasive topics in modern nutrition discourse. Formally described by the WHO –  Genetically modified (GM) foods are foods derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally, e.g. through

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First and foremost, I want to wish each and every one of you a happy and healthy New Year! To my clients, friends, family, colleagues and anyone who regularly enjoys my content – THANK YOU! It was a tough year, but your support and encouragement has made it far more

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Lucky number 7? I’d like to think so. I’m really thrilled to be able to announce today that my brilliant co-author Luis and I have put together a wonderful guide to all things DASH – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Our 30-Minute DASH Diet Cookbook is your one stop shop

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Today is World Vitamin D Day and I’m thrilled you’ve decided to join me in celebration. Once thought of simply in terms of enhancing calcium absorption, today vitamin D is held in high regard as a potentially pivotal nutrient in the prevention and management of a variety of conditions. I’m

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In the world of social distancing and self-isolation the effects of these phenomena on human health may go beyond what can be remedied by just food and exercise. It honestly came as little surprise to me when a local media outlet  reported Canadians are reporting significantly increased rates of anxiety

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Today’s article won’t be a long one, but in the spirit of my upcoming Low Sodium Cookbook I have been extra keen for eye catching headlines as it relates to sodium intake and general health. Speaking of my latest book, it’s actually now on sale on Kindle for those of

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