Newmarket Nutritionist & Wellness Coach

Infused Water Recipes for Your Cocktails

I got your cocktail menu covered this Canada Day long weekend! We know the secret to any truly great mixed drink is almost always due to the kind of thing that you’re mixing with your alcohol of choice. It can be hard to make a healthy choice though when you’re looking for this magical additive. Check out these 3 infused water mixer recipes. They are so good :)

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Infused Water Recipes

Summer is upon us and it's getting hot out there. Infused water can be a really awesome and fun way to get a few nutrients. Another great thing about it, is that your body will love it because actual water is way more hydrating than any of the drinks that are marketed and being great for hydration. Check out these recipes, you'll love them!

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What Might Be Affecting Your Immune System

Do you have the seasonal cold that is circulating through schools, work places and amongst your friends? There is nothing as frustrating as trying everything you know to do to keep your immune system boosted only to end up getting sick. This may have you wondering what it is that is affecting your immune system from functioning properly. Here are a few of the options you should consider....

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Classic Green Monster Smoothie

Celebrating St. Patrick's day with a Green Spinach Smoothie. Adding greens into your smoothie is a great way to increase your dark leafy consumption. Spinach is low in carbs but high in insoluble fibre. This type of fibre may have benefits for digestion. It is an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. It contains high amounts of carotenoids,…

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The New Canada’s Food Guide

I’m so thrilled to let you know that Canada’s 1977 Food Guide has been updated. The Canadian Government has dramatically overhauled its iconic guide introducing a simplified approach that emphasizes plant-based eating and reduces the emphasis on meat and dairy. As a Nutritionist I concur. Eating a variety of healthy foods each day will have a dramatic effect, not only our health but our lives.

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Literacy and Fats

Food For Thought Today is International Literacy Day, established by UNESCO on November 17, 1965.  Their aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. With our children now back in school, supporting not only their physical health but mental health is key to their success this school year and years…

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A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands

July 7 - World Chocolate Day "A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands" -- a phrase commonly in use to justify ones chocolate snacking behavior. A phrase now shown to actually harbor some truth. How do you enjoy this decedent delight?  With Strawberries? Hot Chocolate? Chocolate Bar?  Chocolate Ice Cream? History of Chocolate The history…

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