Nutrition Month 2017

Take the fight out of food

Good food helps make good bodies, and it never hurts to review our eating habits to ensure we’re making healthy choices. What better time to turn our focus to nutrition than in March, which just happens to be Nutrition Month in Canada? This year’s theme, “Take the fight out of food”, deals with everything from [...]

Squash your comfort food cravings

winter squash

The summer growing season gets a lot of attention, what with its fresh watermelons and berries, but there’s something winter has that the fairer season doesn’t: winter squash. Winter squash, which are actually harvested in the fall, are versatile vegetables that are hardy enough to hold up well through the colder winter months. These nutritional [...]

Show your heart some love

Valentine's Day Heart Health

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air this time of the year…and in the chocolate boxes, bouquets and greeting cards of happy couples.  Whether you’re single or attached though, Valentine’s Day is a good opportunity to think about hearts. After all, a happy, healthy heart is something everybody can love. This year, why not [...]

Shake up your protein powder routine with these recipes!

Whey Protein Isolate

Protein. It’s essential to the development and maintenance of every cell in your body, but are you getting enough? Whether you’re an athlete looking for a source of protein that can easily be metabolized into muscle or a senior hoping to limit muscle loss and support bone density, whey protein isolate is an excellent low-fat and low-carbohydrate option. [...]

Guide to Surviving Mealtimes with a Picky Eater

Picky eaters

There’s a whole world of delicious and nutritious meal options to choose from. But try telling that to a picky child. If your kids are insisting on chicken nuggets and cheese pizza seven days a week, you understand the challenges that mealtimes can present. While preparing food for a picky palate can be frustrating, there [...]

Unlock the 5 key benefits of curcumin

Unlock the 5 key benefits of curcumin

Curcumin, the naturally occurring bright yellow chemical that gives turmeric its vibrant hue, is a healthy way to bring flavour and colour to your meals. But more than just a device for kicking up your curries, curcumin has been shown to offer a wealth of impressive health benefits. Check out these five key ways in [...]

How to Stay Healthy & Still Enjoy a Summer Vacation

How to stay healthy and still enjoy your summer vacation

Ah, summer vacations. As your Instagram feed starts filling up with photos of flip-flop-flaunting friends on tropical beaches and you find yourself pricing out flights to Paris when you should be answering your boss’ emails, you know you’re ready for a break. But the last thing you want after your summer getaway is to feel [...]

Five Heart-Healthy Recipes for February

Heart-Healthy Strawberry Shortcake | Lifestyle Food Artistry

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. I think we can all agree that Hippocrates knew a thing or two. And I bet if he’d had an online presence, he’d have written a post suggesting you make these simple heart-healthy meals at home. You wouldn’t argue with one of the most outstanding figures [...]

Romancing Magnesium

Romancing Magnesium

Nothing says “be mine” like looking out for your Valentine’s heart. And while it may not sound romantic, it’s easy to express your affection with everyone’s favourite element—magnesium! Most of us consume less magnesium than we should. We need more when we’re stressed out or dealing with digestive difficulties—familiar territory for many of us—and consumption [...]