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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In today’s article, I have the simple aim of identifying the biggest contributors of sodium to the “average” North American’s diet. Why? Well, excessive sodium intake is a major dietary driver of high blood pressure. As I discussed in my introductory post for my latest DASH Diet book , many

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Allow me to start by saying that if you’ve purchased every single one of my books to date, and we aren’t related, please send me an e-mail because you deserve some form of recognition, prize or medal. Fresh off the June 30th release of my Acid Reflux Cookbook, I’m back

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Have you ever visited my website to read a blog post and wondered what it might be like to work with me? Perhaps been curious about the different types of food-related problems I help people solve? Well, today’s article is for you. Yes, I could just direct you to the

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Polyphenols are a group of biologically beneficial compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capabilities that exist naturally in a wide variety of foods of plant-origin. They are often responsible for the bright colours you see in fruits and vegetables, and actually play a role in protecting the plants that contain them

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I know a heck of a lot about the scientific aspects of the world of food and nutrition, but admittedly not as much as I should about the production side of things. This was made abundantly clear to me when Fairtrade Canada reached out with the offer of collaboration, and

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