Why does Winter give me the blues?

Our clocks were turned back this past weekend & that’s nothing new, since the Western world has been participating in Daylight Savings time since 1918. You can see many historical facts about DST here if you like. Interestingly, however, there is a large number of people who begin to feel more down now that this […]

EP5 Dan (T) Solo Episode 1 The Laryngitis Menace

I’m solo today because Dave B is out with Laryngitis!  In today’s Episode, I will be ranting about & critiquing 3 recent nutrition studies. The studies that I looked at this week were: a) Weight gain study suggests polyunsaturated oil healthier option (here). b) Sugared soda consumption, cell aging associated in new study (here). c) Eating breakfast […]

Are Low Carb Diets the Devil?

Hi everyone, A quick disclaimer to go with my post.  I hope you find the information useful! Remember, I do not know your case at all.  Be sure to discuss this with your doctor or a health care provider who does know your case well, before attempting.  I am providing you with information to better understand […]

Why the Paleo diet could save us all!!!

As I mentioned in my profile, I’m a Registered Dietitian in Canada. I have counselled thousands of people in fat loss and weight management and helped them succeed in achieving their goals. Through constant modification of approaches and nutritional & fitness strategies, I eventually found a strategy that worked for most people…. THE PALEO DIET […]

Quick tips to Optimize your Sleep.

I’ve had an inkling for years that sleep is important. I even remember in my second year at University when I was on the Coed Cheerleading team and I loved it (obviously)!  But our practices would start at 10 pm and finish at midnight.  Needless to say, I missed a lot of 8:30 am classes […]