Health tips

My Top Book Recommendations For A Healthier 2021

With every new year comes new resolutions or goals. Health and wellness goals are commonly at the top of the list (as they should be!) so I thought I would share my top 5 health and wellness book recommendations. As a nutritionist I read A LOT of health and wellness books to stay on top… Continue reading My Top Book Recommendations For A Healthier 2021

Nutrition Tips, Random Rants

Is The Sugar In Fruit Bad For You And Your Kids?

Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com I get a lot of questions about whether parents should be concerned about the sugar in fruit. The short answer? No. Parents are concerned because of the increased awareness of the negative consequences of sugar consumption. However, some people have taken this too far and fearmongered people into avoiding… Continue reading Is The Sugar In Fruit Bad For You And Your Kids?

Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Green Mango Breakfast Smoothie

This smoothie recipe happens to be my daughter’s favourite because she LOVES mangoes. So do I! I always pack some protein and healthy fat into our smoothies to turn them into a quick breakfast (or very filling mid-day snack). Leafy greens are also a MUST because smoothies are such an easy way to get some… Continue reading Green Mango Breakfast Smoothie

Health tips, Nutrition Tips

PSA: If You’re Using Pink Salt Or Sea Salt Then You And Your Kids May Be Deficient In Iodine

Gourmet salts like pink Himalayan salt and various sea salts have become very popular but they come with a caveat: they are not iodized like regular table salt. Many people unknowingly rely on table salt for their iodine requirements so making the switch from table salt to pink or sea salt can lead to iodine… Continue reading PSA: If You’re Using Pink Salt Or Sea Salt Then You And Your Kids May Be Deficient In Iodine

Health tips, Recipes

Licorice For Your Lungs

Licorice root (photo taken by Kiran Sidhu) While these may look like something my daughter collected from our backyard, they're actually pieces of licorice root. I've never cared for licorice-flavoured candy (does anyone out there actually eat the black jellybeans...?) but I do happen to like the taste of licorice tea. Not only does it… Continue reading Licorice For Your Lungs