Today’s article promises to be a fun one, and very likely the last one I’ll publish this year. In order to best understand consumer health trends, I frequently monitor Amazon Canada’s top selling supplements list. This is an imperfect but serviceable way to understand which types of supplements are being

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Herbs and spices are for some integral components of the cooking process and for others potentially undervalued components of a strong dietary pattern. I am ashamed to be admit I fall in the latter category, so if you’ve been sleeping on herbs/spices too just know that you aren’t alone. Despite

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The majority of population level data suggests that that current magnesium intake levels are insufficient among a significant portion of adults. Back in 2018 I was interviewed by Global News on the subject, and it remains as relevant as ever today. Case in point, a magnesium supplement currently sits among

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I’ve titled today’s piece Eat More Flavonoid Rich Foods To Live Longer, Better Allow me to explain why. Flavonoids are family of antioxidants that are, as rated by the Dietary Inflammatory Index [DII], considered among the most potent anti-inflammatory compounds in existence. Inflammation plays a massive role in both physical

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June is Juice Celebration Month and I’m back once again, in collaboration with the Canadian Beverage Association, to discuss some of the benefits of 100% fruit juice. In my first article, entitled The Three Biggest Myths About 100% Fruit Juice, I looked towards population data to correct a number of

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I’m of the opinion that legumes are the most underrated and underappreciated food group. Once you are done reading today’s article, presented in collaboration Three Farmers Foods, you will understand why. Legumes are a family of foods which includes notable memories like lentils, chickpeas, kidney beans, fava beans and other

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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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