Nutrients

Macronutrients – Part 3

This month I’m going to finish my 3-part series on macronutrients, this month, the most feared macronutrient – CARBOHYDRATES.  Below is a short reminder summary from part 1 about what macronutrients are. When we talk about nutrients in relation to … Read More

Macronutrients – Part 2

Last month we started a 3 part series talking all about fat.  This month we’re going to talk about the most controversial macronutrient – PROTEIN.  Below is a short summary of what macronutrients are for you all. When we talk … Read More

Macronutrients – Part 1

  In my one-on-one client sessions, I often talk a lot about Macronutrients, so I thought I’d share some of my thoughts.  When we talk about nutrients in relation to food, we typically focus on Micronutrients and Macronutrients.  Micronutrients are … Read More

5 Tips to Shed the Winter Coat

The warmer weather usually creates a flurry of activity for most people to ensure that they are looking their best in their bikinis and boardies.  Given that Summer is just around the corner, I thought I would share my top … Read More

Top 5 Water Priorities for Optimal Health

Drinking and consuming water seems like such an obvious part of being healthy to me that sometimes I forget to talk about it with my clients. The human body is 70% water and our brain is over 80% water so … Read More

Why I Don’t Eat Salmon (and You Probably Shouldn’t Either)

I love salmon.  It would have to be hands down my favourite fish and until very recently I was eating it at least once a week.  What a great source of omega 3 fatty acids right? WRONG.  I’m sure a … Read More

Simple Steps to Slowing Down

I work with a lot a busy Mums and one of the biggest issues that they face in managing their health is stress.  Often Mums are so busy caring for others that they don’t have time to care for themselves … Read More

Gut Health 101

The Importance of Digestion Seems the hot topic on everyone’s lips lately is Gut Health.  As a busy Nutrition and Lifestyle coach, I know first hand that absolutely every health condition has an origin back to digestive function.  Hippocrates said … Read More

What Can I Eat For Breakfast?

I think the most common question I get asked by clients, friends, and family alike is “what can I eat for breakfast?” Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day because it sets up our blood sugar regulation … Read More

Eating Organic On A Budget

I’ve been talking a lot about the importance of organic food for long-term health so I thought I would share some tips to help you incorporate more into your daily life. Most people are aware that conventionally grown fruit and … Read More