What’s the Deal with Gluten (and other digestive questions)?

I love being a resource for people. So, when I find good information I like to share it. [Tweet “One of my go-to places for nutritional information is www.weightymatters.ca. “]The site is the work of Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, whom I cannot say enough about. If you want uncensored, researched based information, he’s your guy. Here Read more about What’s the Deal with Gluten (and other digestive questions)?[…]

4 Tips to Curb Overeating

Recently there was an article in the Province newspaper, Dieters offered hope of a pill to turn off hunger. The pill contains acetate, a molecule which is released when we eat fiber. Acetate works in the brain to suppress our feelings of hunger. So far they have only tested this on mice, and the results have been Read more about 4 Tips to Curb Overeating[…]

YOU Are a Walking Experiment

The health/fitness/wellness industry is plagued with programs, powders and pills that promise you amazing results. This industry might as well have a license to print money. People are so desperate for the “thing” that will take away their problem, that will give them the physical body they want, that they will try almost anything and Read more about YOU Are a Walking Experiment[…]

3 Reasons Why We Eat

I’ve been reading the book “Eating Behaviours and Obesity” by Dr. Shahram Heshmat over the past few weeks and I have to say, he has a great way of putting complex information into an easy to understand format. One of the things that he writes about are the 2 reasons why we eat. While these weren’t Read more about 3 Reasons Why We Eat[…]

I Don’t Drink Water

I don’t like drinking water. Which all my fitness students, friends and family find to be quite ironic. How can a fitness professional, who teaches people to become fitness professionals, not drink water? I will go a couple of days without drinking water. Now I am still getting fluids through the foods I eat, milk Read more about I Don’t Drink Water[…]

Are powders and pills replacing whole food?

Lately I have been reading and hearing a lot of information about different supplements/products that fitness professionals are using themselves and selling to their clients to help them reach their goals. The results seem to be impressive. People are losing weight, they say they are feeling better and for some it has also become another Read more about Are powders and pills replacing whole food?[…]

Nutrition – Master the Basics First

Within the health and fitness industry there are a lot of opinions about nutrition. What you should eat, what you shouldn’t, when you should eat and so on. For many people all this information can become really overwhelming and the end result is that they often don’t make the changes needed to eat in a Read more about Nutrition – Master the Basics First[…]