Sugar Substitutes

Refined sugar is not good for you & I don’t think that info is a big surprise to anyone.  It has no nutritional value; zip, nil, nada – no fibre, no nutrients & no healthy fats.  Evidence suggests that too much sugar & too many refined carbohydrates actually cause inflammation & curbs your immune system.Continue reading “Sugar Substitutes”

OK, nutritionist vs dietitian – what’s the diff?

This is a question I get asked A LOT & often. I don’t mind because they are pretty similar in that they both deal with diet – but the approach is where things get a little different. A nutritionist has a holistic approach to health management. The emphasis is identifying a root cause of theContinue reading “OK, nutritionist vs dietitian – what’s the diff?”

What should I eat?

There is so much information out there about diet & let’s face it there are a lot of people who fancy themselves as experts.  Seriously, it gets confusing & honestly more than a bit overwhelming – I mean keto, paleo, grain free, intermittent fasting, FODMAPS, AIP – the list goes on (& on & on).Continue reading “What should I eat?”

Goals…They Change!

Your goal 10years ago probably aren’t the same goals you have now.  Why?  Our lives change daily, sometimes stress makes it difficult to focus but you can still work towards your current goals (yes, even in 2020).  Here is what keeps me on track for my much revised 2020 health & wellness goals because let’sContinue reading “Goals…They Change!”

About Stress…

It is International stress awareness week this week, so I thought it a great time to post about stress.  It is common to feel stressed occasionally & stress is a normal part of life, at any stage of life.  However, when it is all the time; that is when stress can cause a lot ofContinue reading “About Stress…”

Digestive Enzymes

Huh, what are you talking about?  OK, your organs work together to make up your digestive system.  This system processes the food break down, so nutrients can be transported & absorbed, to make energy for growth & repair within the body.  It is digestive enzymes that help with the breakdown process so foods can beContinue reading “Digestive Enzymes”

Reducing Your Sugar Intake.

Depending on your diet this can be a seriously hard task but the benefits of that decision are huge.  The impact of high added sugar in your diet links with various medical conditions including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, & of course, dental health to name just a few. Why is it hard to give up? Continue reading “Reducing Your Sugar Intake.”

Want to start a scrap garden?

Groceries can be a big-ticket item in the household & it is unlikely that will change – as we all need to eat.  Have you thought about using vege scraps from your regular every day?  A lot of commonly used vege can be used to start your own vegie plot (big or small, balcony orContinue reading “Want to start a scrap garden?”