Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Nutrition Course

October 5, 2018 |

When selecting a nutrition training course to prepare for a career as a holistic nutritionist, there are several important questions to ask in determining whether the institution you’re looking into is going to provide you with the necessary skills to succeed. Does the Course Provide a Recognized Nutrition Qualification? – Is the school recognized by

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How to Use Nutrition Labels Effectively

September 27, 2018 |

When shopping for food, all of the labels, colours, and shelf layouts can make it a bit tricky to find what you’re looking for and what is healthy for you and your family. An efficient way to make things easier when deciding is to take advantage of the labels posted on food. When you know

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Stocking a Healthy Fridge

September 5, 2018 |

Eating healthy can sometimes be challenging. We tend to eat what is convenient. If you open your fridge, odds are you’re more likely to consume things you see first. This is why it’s important to keep healthy foods at eye level. These tips on how to properly stock your fridge for healthy eating will make

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High Potassium Foods You’ll Enjoy

August 27, 2018 |

Potassium is an important mineral that promotes heart health. On average, an adult over the age of 18 requires 4700mg of potassium per day to help maintain a healthy blood pressure, and reduce their risk of developing kidney stones and decreasing bone mass. While bananas are often the first thing that comes to mind when

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How to Practice Mindful Eating When Hosting Dinner Parties

August 17, 2018 |

Over-eating at dinner parties is quite common. Often, people leave feeling stuffed, wondering how they managed to eat so much, and feeling uncomfortable and groggy. It turns out, how the food is presented as well as the dishes we use can all lead to these feelings. Here are some tips to make the next party

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Tricks to Snacking Like a Nutritionist

August 10, 2018 |

Snacking is a critical part of how we eat. The benefits of having healthy meals can be counteracted if you continue to indulge in unhealthy snacks. These tips will show you how to make better choices, and what options will help you snack like a nutritionist. Time It Right – When having snacks, it’s important

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Simple Habits to Begin Improving Your Health Now

August 5, 2018 |

Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t always the easiest at the best of times. Sometimes you may need some help or gentle guidance to get you on the right track.  For this reason, we’ve put together a list of some easy and sustainable habits that can help you make a meaningful change. Keep Water Close By

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Foods for Stronger Bones

July 17, 2018 |

When thinking about what to eat for a healthy body, we may occasionally forget to consider selecting items that will support our bones. They make up the structure of our body and are continuously regenerating and need to be taken care of just as much as any other part of our bodies. To keep them

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How to Save on Groceries and Still Eat Healthy

July 10, 2018 |

When shopping for groceries, it can be hard to keep up with what’s healthy, deciding what to make for meals, and budgeting appropriately. Following a few simple steps can make your trips to the grocery store easier for both yourself and your wallet, and healthier for you and your family. Start Meal Planning – Planning

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Differentiating the Roles of Dietitian, Nutritionist, and Holistic Nutritionist

June 27, 2018 |

Dietitian, Nutritionist, Holistic Nutritionist: Non-Interchangeable Designations When referring to a professional occupation, many people will often use a generalization instead of stating a more precise designation.  For example, they may talk about an eye doctor rather than distinguishing between optician, optometrist, and ophthalmologist; in the same way, they might refer to a dentist when a

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