Category: Health Tips & Tricks

Calm Magnesium Powder & Why I Use It

Calm Magnesium Powder & Why I Use It

Did you know that Health Canada confirms that most Canadians aren’t getting enough magnesium from their diet? Magnesium is only found in significant quantities in seeds, nuts, legumes & leafy greens & most North Americans don’t eat enough of these foods to meet their requirements! […]

Plant-Based Living & What To Look Out For With Possible Nutrient Deficiencies

Plant-Based Living & What To Look Out For With Possible Nutrient Deficiencies

I get lots of questions about the transition to a plant-based diet & what to look out for with potential nutrient deficiencies! Based on my experience:Omega-3s (DHA & EPA): Fish provides a good dose, so it’s important to substitute with foods like algae, kidney beans, […]

My Top Mood-Boosting Supplements

My Top Mood-Boosting Supplements

If you suffer from mood swings & instability due to anxiety, stress, depression, mood disorders/mental illness, hormones or nutrient deficiencies, let’s be real… it sucks! These are some natural supplements that make life a little easier in those moments: Magnesium: raises levels of mood-boosting serotonin, […]

A Few Things You Need To Know About My Meal Prep Service

A Few Things You Need To Know About My Meal Prep Service

Wondering how we built this plan for my client?! She told me exactly what she wanted & I catered to her needs! She doesn’t like eating the exact same thing everyday, so she wanted me to use the 5 protein options we made as bases […]

Healthy Snacking Tips 101

Healthy Snacking Tips 101

HEALTHY SNACKING TIPS? I gotchu! drink enough during the day; we often mistaken dehydration for hunger! before you snack, ask yourself if you’re genuinely hungry or just bored or using food compulsively or to numb or escape something grander in your life. If so, work […]

My Fave Core Exercises & Some Tips For Training

My Fave Core Exercises & Some Tips For Training

Something I get asked about a lot are my fave core exercises, so I figured I’d share some! But, first, it’s important to know that you can’t directly spot target belly fat & get rid or reduce it. Fat loss is a total body process […]

My Experience With Astragalus

My Experience With Astragalus

I just finished my first bottle of Astragalus, so I figured I’d give you guys an update! What is it? Astragalus is a root known & used in Chinese medicine for its immune-boosting & adaptogenic properties. The benefits? regulates hormonal response, protects adrenal glands & helps […]

Why I Don’t Believe In Fad Diets & Trends

Why I Don’t Believe In Fad Diets & Trends

Why I don’t think restrictive fad diets or trends work: For some, they work at first. Not because the research is 100% conclusive or because your health & body necessarily match the study participants to a T, but because initially, whatever it is, it’s NEW […]

How To Become A More Mindful Snacker

How To Become A More Mindful Snacker

MINDLESS SNACKER? Sometimes, we don’t even realize why we snack or how much we’re actually eating! If this happens to you, breathe; it happens to everyone! Most of the time, there’s an underlying reason why our body & mind reacts that way; it’s not just […]

KITK Tips To Cope With Stress

KITK Tips To Cope With Stress

Stress has HUGE IMPACT on our health! It messes with metabolism, hormones, focus, attitude, relationships, productivity, skin, gut health, digestion, sleep & appetite, yet it’s such a chronic issue! Yes, it’s a sign we care about something enough to work hard at it, but it’s […]