One Food Marketing Ploy That Cons Us

  There is no question: we are becoming more interested in what we are eating and starting to look for healthier, low-calorie foods with natural ingredients. With the rise of chronic diseases and obesity rates we are starting to acknowledge that what we eat may be contributing to our declining health, and seeking out foods […]

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Starving Myself For Self-Esteem

“If only I were skinnier I would be happier.” How many times have you silently said these words in your head? Maybe you aren’t even discrete about your wish to be skinnier but verbalize this loudly and often. Would you believe the majority of people on this planet have had this thought flash through their […]

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Why Smells Trigger Cravings

Have you ever noticed that smells can spark strong memories? Some smells can transport you back to your childhood days, or to a very special moment in your life. My mood can instantly change when I walk past a theatre popping a new batch of popcorn. Catching a whiff of the hot buttery corn boosts […]

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4 Easy Ways To Eat Healthy While Travelling

I turn to travelling in order to stimulate my senses, restore my energy, and get away from my normal routine. Unfortunately, the disruption of my routine can throw my digestive system out of balance, especially if I fall completely off the rails in my eating and drinking habits. I think you have an understanding of […]

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Distracted Eating: Reconnecting With Your Food

Could you be drinking or nibbling half of your daily caloric intake and not even be aware of it? It happens more often than you realize! A latte here, a handful of jellybeans there, a couple of Hershey kisses as you pass by a co-worker’s candy bowl, pop with your lunch, a mid-afternoon Starbucks treat, […]

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Fed Up Documentary Preview

Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist, went viral when his video, Sugar: The Bitter Truth got more than 2.4 million views. Since then he has been on a campaign to reduce (if not entirely eliminate) processed sugar and sweeteners in our diets. Some of his messaging may be seen as extreme or laughable as he […]

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