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Four Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

The time is upon us and our next Keto Challenge is almost here! I thought it would be a good idea for me to remind you why exactly the Ketogenic diet is so great and why I consider it a cornerstone of vibrant health. The last day to book in for the Keto Challenge is September 29th so hurry and... Continue Reading

BPA & Brains of Baby Girls

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a current topic of environmental and health concern. BPA is a chemical used to improve the durability of materials without adding weight. It directly affects consumers as it is found in polycarbonate plastics, resins lining food cans and water bottles, dental composites, and on... Continue Reading

Thyroid: Support Through Nutrition

The thyroid gland is a complex gland, requiring many nutritional factors for optimal function. The thyroid can act as a barometer of how your body is doing in terms of inflammation, stress levels, nutrition, and toxicity. Inadequate nutrient intake can contribute to hypo- or hyper-thyroid symptoms.... Continue Reading

A Salute to Fat: Making Friends with the Big F!

When did we become so fat phobic? This monumental shift in dietary habits can be linked all the way back to an American senate meeting that occurred in July 1976. Senator George McGovern called a hearing to raise attention about the link between fat and heart disease. This sent the senate into a... Continue Reading

Progesterone

Progesterone is an important steroid based hormone in the body. For females, progesterone helps to: regulate the menstrual cycle maintain pregnancy acts as precursor to other steroid hormones has an effect on moods / brain function Progesterone works in relation to other steroid based... Continue Reading

Maple Walnut Coconut Fat Bomb

Another fat bomb recipe by yours truly. They are just so easy and quick to make and one will fill you up and balance your blood sugar. Great for an afternoon snack or to hold you over until lunchtime. Benefits of healthy fats: Balance blood sugar Provide nutrients for hormones Give you... Continue Reading

Full Fat Mid-Day Snack

A little bit of a change of pace, my diet of choice currently is now KETO (high fat, low carb). With SIBO restrictions as well, still being very cautious about which carbs I consume and avoiding starch and grains completely. Obviously sugar is already out of the question, except for the odd... Continue Reading

Dietary fat – the good the bad and the ugly

Dietary fats are one of the key nutrients in our diet. They provide essential nutrients such as fat soluble vitamins. Fats are also infamous for the amount of calories they contain. Unfortunately, not all fats are created equal and choosing the right types is essential for health. The... Continue Reading

WhOa Man UP Rocket Moka

Why not start your day with a kick that’s bound to put some hair on your chest and some jazz in your step this November as we celebrate all there is about men, during Men’s’ health month. This Rocket Moka is designed to be a terrific blend of caffeine, fat and sugar. With this combo you... Continue Reading

Intermittent Fasting – Benefits & Precautions

The nutrition world is always contradicting itself. One minute it says "plant based diets for everyone!" the next moment your coworker is telling you that grains are bad for you. During the last few years the big nutrition thing was eating every two to three hours and now the new talk is... Continue Reading