It Is Not About How to Lose Weight Anymore; Try This Powerful Technique

As a Dietitian, the #1 question I still receive in casual conversations is: “how can I lose weight?”. This question makes me want to teleport out of the encounter, not because I do not want to answer it, but because it is almost always the wrong question to ask. If you have ever discussed weight loss with others, you will quickly realize that …

Yogurt 101

Has anyone noticed how many different types of yogurt are in the grocery store nowadays? Even nutrition experts find it confusing.  Yogurt is a great part of a healthy diet.  It’s a good source of calcium, protein and some brands are fortified with vitamin D.  However, if you don’t read the labels, you can be caught eating up to 20g …

Why & How You Should Snack for Weight Loss or Weight Gain

Snacking is often recommended for various reasons such as increasing metabolism, eliminating cravings or boosting your nutrition. But when should we snack and what should we snack on? Weight Loss: The purpose of snacking depends on your goal. If you’re interested in weight loss then snacking is ideal because it prevents you from overeating during main meals. A good balanced …

What do Deep Fried Cookie Dough Balls and a Salad Have in Common?

  Nowadays, it is inevitable to cross paths with ridiculous (but interesting and sometimes tasty) food choices while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. As a Dietitian, I understand that for most of us it is impossible to steer clear of such foods. Which is why it is important to never feel guilty about trying out tasty foods even if …

Prediabetes: Its not too late!

  Prediabetes is a diagnosed condition that means a person’s normal body mechanism for dealing with blood sugar is almost not good enough. That same person will develop type 2 diabetes when the mechanism is no longer good enough. By the end of this post you will understand why prediabetes is easy to treat while type 2 diabetes is not. …

The Reason Why You’re Lucky to be Overweight

You might be wondering how one can possibly be lucky to be overweight. If you are overweight and happy with your body image then I completely respect you, no “fat-shaming” whatsoever. I wanted to write this article in response to the many people, like myself, who “easily gain weight”. Do you have friends who can go through Nutella jars and …

The Ultimate Sacrifice You Must Make to Reach your Goals

Sorry if you thought the title refers to nutrition and fitness goals, truth is the title of this post applies to reaching every  goal you have in life. Before we continue, accept my apologies for being brutally honest in this article but truth is we often worry too much about the now and make the mistake of letting it affect …

How to Positively Re-Direct your Morning Through Nutrition!

Having a good start to your morning is key in dictating your mood and productivity for the rest of the day. From a scientific point of view, mornings should be filled with happy hormones that will brighten your mood, allow you to think positive, interact with people positively and be as productive as you can. The good news is, we …

GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH: Vegetables May Cause Weight Gain!

Recent groundbreaking research has suggested that combinations of certain “unhealthy foods” can reverse their effects and result in quick fat loss. With more research showing that high vegetable consumption can result in weight gain; it comes as no surprise that eliminating some vegetables and replacing them with super food combinations can help with fat loss. Twinkies dipped with Nutella The …

10 Commandments for Positive Success

Positive success is one that has to meet 3 important conditions: it benefits you, your soul/mental well-being and your surroundings. Take launching a business as an example, if the business is successful at making money but scams their clients then it is successful but not positive. Positive success is sustainable and brings out the best in you. It also empowers …