November is probably my least favourite month. The weather is terrible, the clocks fall back, which means it’s dark by 4:30, the only ‘holiday’ is Remembrance day and it’s flu season!!!! Time to indulge in oranges and vitamin C supplements, or so you thought.Read More
Pop quiz! Which of the following are risks of excess sugar consumption?
1) Nutrient deficiencies due to displacement of other nutritious food from the diet, 2) Development of dental cavities, 3) Development of Type II Diabetes, or 4) Hyperactivity in children.Read More
Take a moment to describe your perfect day. When I was asked this question I imagined my perfect day starting with me waking up to the smell of bacon and coffee…Mmmm bacon. Everyone loves bacon and unfortunately this post is not about how it’s secretly healthy for you – I wish. It’s about the notion that turkey bacon is healthier for you then the real thing, is this true? Or is this just another rotten egg?Read More
This week I present my first, out of many, rotten eggs. The ‘rotten egg’ will be a series of posts where I attempt to bust current food myths, and the first one I’m tackling involves the notion that brown sugar is somehow healthier for you than white.Read More