One of the things that I pride myself on as a nutrition blogger is keeping a drift of the latest trends when it comes to popular nutrition topics. With this in mind, I’ve noticed a trend that many of my female clients are coming in and reporting the use of

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How much sugar(s) is too much? It seems like these days everyone is an expert on sugars, but Health Canada’s new labeling regulations say that a total of up to 20% of your daily value from sugars ( including both natural and added) is consistent with a healthy eating pattern.

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November is Osteoporosis Month here in Canada, which is why the California Prune Board has asked me to speak to some research suggesting that eating just one daily serving of about five California prunes (40g) helps slow bone loss (particularly in post-menopausal women). For those that may not know, osteoporosis

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Intermittent fasting remains one of the hottest and most intriguing topics in contemporary nutrition. It’s something that comes up often in both my daily  and professional life, while also happening to be something I’ve already written about more than once in the past. In case you missed them, I’ve previously

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Some recent client interactions have led me to more closely examine if any evidence exists exploring a potential connection between body weight and experiencing shortness of breath on limited exertion ( ie: walking up the stairs) in otherwise healthy people. I commenced my search for answers and quickly stumbled upon

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Today I’m going to answer the trillion culture… oops I mean dollar question… Do you need a probiotic? Well actually, the probiotic industry is more like a multi-billion dollar industry and , as we all know, when money gets in the way sometimes the science gets muddled. But wait, what

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