It’s that time of year again – cold and damp, days are getting shorter making it harder to get going. What better than a hot cup of broth to energize and infuse your body with lots of good stuff. Being Italian, my mother would often make soups loaded with nutrients and goodies but with today’s[…]
Want to look and feel your best? Come join our 12-week Weight Management and Nutrition Education Program starting on Tuesday September 13th from 6-7 pm. Each week, a different topic will be discussed to educate and help you achieve your weight and health goals. Don’t wait…space is limited !!
Did you know about the Gut -> Brain link? Come join us as we discuss how nutrition affects our mental wellness. There is a direct link between our digestive system and our brain and when one is out of sync, the other will invariably be affected. We will discuss some remedies that will help with any[…]
Five simple ingredients, so quick to make, no cooking required and all kinds of health benefits. The best news of all…they taste amazing !!!
This will be the 3rd part of the Eating Clean in 2016 program launched in January, the focus of which is to systematically build a healthier lifestyle. At this session, we’ll take a look at label reading, which has become an art. Some processed food products have more than 60 ingredients, most of which we cannot pronounce[…]
I created this Apple Pie Granola recipe for an upcoming talk I’ll be doing called Nutrition and Mental Health. This granola is loaded with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties and nutrients that support brain health. Lots of healthy fats and fibre. Eat as is for a snack or sprinkle on some coconut yogurt….or have for breakfast with a[…]
Water is vital to our existence. 25% of the human body is solid matter and 75% is water. Human blood is 90% water, muscles are 75% water, the liver is 82% water and our bones are 22% water. Every single part of our bodies is dependant on water. Have a look at this chart to see if[…]
Have you ever looked at your nails and wondered why the colour, texture, strength of your nails has changed? Have a look at this chart as it may give you an indication of what is happening. It is important to remember that all these signs are not confirmation of any disease. However, if your nails[…]
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this wonderful, healthy, vitamin & nutrient packed smoothie. Go ahead and have your Irish Stew or Bangers & Mash…but in between, have this nutritious smoothie. In fact, have it anytime as a nutritious drink or as a post-workout recovery drink. It tastes great !!
For all you pasta lovers out there — Does pasta make you feel full, bloated, gassy? It may be the wheat, which today is hybridized, meaning it is crossed with other grains for higher yield, equalling fewer nutrients and 2x the gluten content. So what is gluten? It’s the sticky protein found in wheat and it[…]