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The Fat Burning, Health Boosting Power of Protein

Protein powders can provide an excellent source of protein in our diets. If you are a conscious eater attempting to balance healthy carbs, proteins and fats at each meal, you are probably aware that finding lean sources of protein can sometimes be challenging. This is especially true if you are a vegan, a vegetarian or […]

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Tips for a successful Fall Reset

written by Dr. Marlee Guy ND As we say goodbye to carefree summer days and welcome the transition into fall, there are so many things to look forward to – the crisp, clean air, the leaves changing colour, the biggest fashion season, the return of school and busier schedules, and of course, everything pumpkin spice! […]

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Protein Bars are not all created equal…

When determining if a protein bar is good for you, you need to consider the protein source, the amount of protein and what other nutrients it’s paired with. Many protein bar options are far too low in protein and fibre, and high in carbohydrate or fat. So, just any protein bar doesn’t make the cut […]

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The Importance of Protein and Essential Amino Acids for Strength and Intermittent Fasting

If you are a conscious eater attempting to balance the right carbs, sufficient protein and healthy fats daily, you are probably aware that finding lean sources of protein can be challenging. This is especially true if you are a vegan, a vegetarian, or a pesco-lacto-ovo vegetarian (which includes fish, dairy, and eggs). Protein is essential […]

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Allison’s Berry Avocado Smoothie

1 Serving Ingredients: 1 plain Coconut Milk (unsweetened, from the box)1/2 Zucchini (chopped, frozen)1/4 cup Frozen Cauliflower1/2 cup Frozen Berries1/4 Avocado1 Tbsp Chia Seeds1/4 cup Vanilla Protein Powder Place all ingredients in your blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glassand enjoy! Notes: No chia seeds? Use flax seeds instead. No avocado? Use almond […]

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The Scoop On Protein Powders

A protein supplement is comprised primarily of protein only and is the best suited for use in smoothie recipes or in a shaker cup as an on-the-go option that does not require blending. Since most smoothie recipes have other ingredients as the source of fat and carbohydrates such as avocado or nut butters and fruit […]

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Holiday Shopping List

These 12 fantastic products that are flying off the shelves lately…we wanted to share them with you! 1.Trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep protein intake in the best range for you? Look no further than these meals on the go with whey options.  2.Wanting a meal on the go option that is not […]

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Two Hormone Diet Fasting Styles You can Use Weekly To Negate Holiday Indulgence

For decades, the conventional wisdom has been that most people gain around five pounds between that first forkful of Thanksgiving stuffing to the greasy egg breakfast on New Year’s Day. Most sources say if you do gain weight over the holidays, it is probably just about two pounds of fat. But keep in mind this is an […]

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Our Top Picks for High Protein Foods

These healthy options have been hand-picked by our team – we always are looking for low carb, low fat, protein rich options.  Melatonin • Each bar contains 20 grams of whey protein, 20- grams of hypo-allergenic fiber • Gluten free, all natural, free of sucralose • Low net carbs – between 2 to 4 grams […]

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CANADA’S NEW FOOD GUIDE – A NUTRITIONIST’S VIEW

The new Canada Food Guide was released last week and there have been many significant changes made. The new Canada Food Guide was released last week and there have been many significant changes made. The “rainbow” is gone, serving sizes no longer and no mention of food groups. There is an endorsement to eat more […]

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