It is Skincare Sunday once again. I’ve mentioned this in previous posts; skin health is a reflection of what you put on the outside and what goes on inside your body. A part of “what goes on inside your body” is your mental health. When your mental state is good (i.e. low levels of stress […]Read More Life With A Puppy
For me, it’s always such a treat to shop at a store that is not part of my usual routine. I know that Farm Boy has arrived in the west end of Toronto for a while but I have not yet had a chance to check it out. Although we are technically in spring right […]Read More Are You A Fan Of Farm Boy?
Many of us are creatures of habit and stick to a body lotion we trust; however, there are an equal number of individuals who choose to be loyal to no brand and try everything under the sun. Many individuals are very concerned about ingredients added to moisturizers. Have you considered using olive oil as a […]Read More Moisturizing Your Body With Olive Oil
Every year, did you know that March is Nutrition Month? It’s the 3rd week of nutrition month. This year’s nutrition month’s theme is “Unlock the Potential of Food. As a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), I am happy to wish all fellow RDs a Happy Dietitian’s Day! 🙂 It’s the 10th year […]Read More Happy Dietitian’s Day!
Gone are the days where this annual date meant gatherings with friends to wear green and drink green coloured beverages. Currently, St. Patrick’s Day is just another day in the month of March for me. Since St. Patrick’s Day goes hand in hand with the colour green, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to […]Read More Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!! Have You Had Your Daily Serving of Greens Yet?
I hope everyone transitioned smoothly after we all had to spring forward an hour (i.e. lose an hour of sleep). The trade off is worth it though because one more hour of sunshine means more opportunity to get some Vitamin D. Let’s face it though; we live in Canada. Unfortunately, our winters are long; our […]Read More Do You Remember to Take Your Vitamin D Everyday?
As a Registered Dietitian, a big part of my role is to help individuals with meal planning. Many individuals want meal plans; however, meal plans often result in providing simple, easy recipes which are easy to make in which the client can realistically incorporate into his/her current lifestyle. An individualized meal plan requires alot of […]Read More Running Out Of Weekly Meal Ideas?
On a daily basis, as a Registered Dietitian, clients will often tell me that he/she does not consume dairy products as dairy products are bad their health. Dairy products are a good source of protein, calcium, magnesium, Vitamin D, B-vitamins, phosphorous and potassium. I find myself often recommending Greek yogurt as a great way to […]Read More Do I need to avoid dairy to clear my skin?