Best Superfoods for Your Brain

April 10, 2019 |

Did you know that what you eat can affect your cognitive functioning? Consuming processed, sugary foods made with ingredients that aren’t good for you or that contain preservatives and dyes can impair how you think and feel. Take a look at these superfoods that are great for your body and brain and add some to your

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10 Foods You Don’t Realize Are Loaded with Sugar

April 5, 2019 |

When we eat, we often tend to be conscious of the amount of sugar we’re taking in. We choose things with no added sugars and select desserts in smaller portions. However, there are many foods that you might be eating without realizing how much sugar they actually contain. Foods That Are Packed with Sugar Fruit-Flavored

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Fresh vs. Frozen Produce: Which Is Healthier?

January 10, 2019 |

If you only buy fresh produce when you visit the store, you may be missing out on some healthy and nutritious options. Many frozen produce items can be just as good, if not better, than their fresh counterparts when it comes to quality, nutrients, cost, and shelf-life. Be sure to include a mix of fresh

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Winter Dehydration Facts

December 17, 2018 |

It’s easy to realize when you’re dehydrated in the summer. Sweating and thirst are a good indicator of when you need more liquid, and there are many warnings about heat stroke. However, winter dehydration is just as dangerous and not as well known. Why Is It So Easy to Get Dehydrated in The Winter? When

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How to Eat Healthy While Away From Home

June 17, 2018 |

There are Many Pitfalls to Eating Healthy When Traveling for Extended Periods For health-conscious individuals who are particular about the types and amounts of food they consume, following a daily/weekly routine can often prove beneficial.  Taking meals at roughly the same time every day, avoiding the temptation/convenience of fast foods, and buying groceries from the

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The Benefits of Eating Chocolate. Yes, That’s Right … Chocolate

June 10, 2018 |

Why Dark Chocolate Can Be Included in a Holistic Approach to Proper Nutrition For decade upon decade, there has been a continuous tug-of-war, so to speak, between parents and their children with respect to the consumption of chocolate.  The parents, of course, are concerned about the potential consequences of weight gain and tooth decay in

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The Keys to Finding Success as a Holistic Nutritionist

June 5, 2018 |

Reasons to Consider a Career in the Field of Holistic Nutrition There are undoubtedly countless stories of people who have witnessed their parents and other loved ones struggle with various health-related issues, particularly as these family members reached the later stages of their respective lives.  In these instances, medical conditions affecting the heart and circulatory

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Holistic Nutrition: A List of Food That Can Lift Your Mood

May 10, 2018 |

Holistic Nutrition Principles and Programs Can Improve Your Mood and Health It is quite likely that, during the course of casual conversations, residents of Canada and elsewhere have admitted to overeating or late-night snacking as their coping mechanism when feeling down or blue. The term comfort food is often used in their justifications for such impulses,

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The Importance of Continuing Education

March 29, 2018 |

Although our structured education system typically comes to a conclusion after the post-secondary phase, it would be safe to say that learning should never really end. Process improvements, technological advances, and the outcomes of research and development initiatives are some of the reasons why health practitioners need to keep their levels of knowledge current and

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What You Need to Know about Postpartum Nutrition

February 10, 2018 |

During pregnancy, making sure that you receive the proper nutrition is extremely important for your health and your baby’s well being. While priorities are likely to change after the birth of your child, focusing on your nutrition intake should remain high on the list. As you begin to heal and produce breast milk, your body

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