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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Several years after enjoying a significant surge in popularity, the ketogenic diet remains a salient if not divisive topic in the world of nutrition. Having written articles on the topic on three previous occasions over the last several years, I’ve since come to the realization that it was probably time

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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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Given that I’m currently promoting the upcoming release of my 30-Minute DASH Diet Cookbook, it would be a missed opportunity for me not to take a couple of hundred words to discuss one of the most popular trends in the world of salt & sodium. Pink Himalayan Salt. If you’ve

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While it certainly won’t make you any taller, is there a possibility that intermittent fasting can change the way some of your genes are expressed? It might. I’ve made no secret of my personal and professional curiosity with intermittent fasting, having written on the topic previously on numerous occasions. I

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Got rice? Most of the globe certainly does. Rice sits among the top 3 mostly widely produced and consumed grains rice in the world alongside familiar favourites wheat and corn. It’s certainly one of the top 3 most widely consumed grains in my household as well. Known not only for

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Welcome to Week 3 of Caffeine Awareness Month! If you’re late to the party, I’m working in collaboration with the Canadian Beverage Association to deliver hard hitting caffeine-fueled content all month long. So far I’ve already written a brief history of humanity’s use and discovery of caffeine as well a

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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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