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5 Expert Meal Prep Tips That Save You Time

5 Expert Meal Prep Tips That Save You Time

Contrary to popular belief, meal prep doesn’t have to be complicated or laborious. The entire point is to simplify your life – making eating healthy easier to achieve. It can be easy to get overwhelmed as you are scrolling through your social media feeds...

How a Dietitian Does a Detox

How a Dietitian Does a Detox

If you keep up on health trends like I do, you’ve probably seen a lot of conflicting information about detoxing. Clients and friends often ask whether they really need to detox (“Doesn’t the liver do that?”) and if they should complete a fast or juice...

What To Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

What To Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

You know the feeling.  That intense craving for carbohydrates when all you are trying to do is eat clean and healthy. What do you do when this craving hits?  Do you avoid it completely?  Do you cave in?  Or, do you try your best to...

The Best Way to Eat for Gut Healing

The Best Way to Eat for Gut Healing

Gut continues to be a buzz-word in the world of nutrition and holistic health. More and more research continues to come out on how our gut health has a bigger impact than we once thought when it comes to our immune system, metabolism and overall health....

Why Meal Plans Don’t Work

Why Meal Plans Don’t Work

“Can’t you just write me a meal plan?” As the saying goes, if I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard this during a nutrition consultation I’d be a rich, rich dietitian! But I’d also be a guilty and not-so-helpful one if I had given in to making those...

Is Milk or Dairy Good or Bad For You?

Is Milk or Dairy Good or Bad For You?

"Is dairy good or bad for you?" Post that question to social media and you'll find so much debate about this food group, that you might mistake it for a political campaign. On the pro-dairy side, you'll see answers such as: "I've been drinking a gallon of milk a day...

Workout Nutrition Hacks

Workout Nutrition Hacks

Exercise is merely a stimulus for change. The purpose of exercise is to induce stress on the body (e.g. mechanical stress, metabolic stress, nervous system stimulation). It’s not just to burn calories or to get our hearts pumping. Exercise is a tool we need in...