Suffering from “MOM BRAIN”? We have the answer
Forgetfulness, mood swings, missed appointments, minor breakdowns -- if you’re a mom chances are these are all too familiar. You might think it's nothing out of the ordinary or write...Read more
Like retinol or squalane, collagen is one of those skin-care buzzwords we know is good for us but aren't necessarily sure why. For starters, collagen is a protein our body naturally produces that's linked to healthy skin and connective tissues (FYI: the rate at which we make collagen decreases by one percent per year after age 30...Read more
Protein: Is It For Me Or Bodybuilders?
What is Protein’s Function Our Bodies? Protein is important in the body. Every single cell of your body contains protein so, I’d say it is a very, very important macronutrient. Protein is a team player and exists just about everywhere in the body. To start off, it is a component of each and every cell, it acts as the building blocks for bones, cartilage, muscles and contributes to hormones and other chemicals made in the body.Read more
Fat: Harmful or Helpful
What is a Healthy Fat and How Do I Add It to My Diet? When we look at types of fats, there are two major groups; saturated and unsaturated. Within each of these categories, there are several different kinds. Most of the good guys fall under the unsaturated category. Both polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids have numerous health benefits.Read more
What is the Deal with Macros?
Counting macros can help to get a fuller picture of the nutritional value of the food you eat. Since macronutrient's main purpose is to provide the body with energy in the form of calories, let me start off with a definition of calories. As the Webster dictionary defines the word, it is a measure of heat energy.Read more
A Fool Proof Way to Choose a Protein Powder
Everyone's body, goals and nutrition requirements are unique. With that said, my guess is you're reading this blog because you want to better your health. That is where I come in. We can break the selection of protein powder down into a simple checklist! Doubts? Keep reading and I will prove it to you.Read more
A Guide for Women: Are You Getting Enough Protein?
Protein is important in the body. Every single cell of your body contains protein so, I’d say it is a very, very important macronutrient. Protein is a team player and exists just about everywhere in the body.Read more
11 High-Fiber Foods That You'll Actually Enjoy!
You know you need to eat more fibre. You know the reasons why from bikini bod to just better overall health. What & Why are easy, the snag sometimes is How. Porridge? UGH. Here are 11 high-fibre foods that you’ll always look forward to: 1. Half-Cup Chia Seeds = 150% of RDARead more
Crushing It: 5 Ways to Stay on Track with Workouts
The alarm clock hasn’t gone off yet. You peek at it and know it’s about to screech. You’re tired, need a vacation… for a month… At this point the options...Read more
Smoothies vs. Juicing
The pros and cons of life. Everything seems to have them, don’t they? Here’s what you need to know about smoothies versus juicing. JUICING PROS: 5–10x more vegetables than you...Read more