Jennifer Keirstead

Jennifer Keirstead

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

 

To Cheese, Or Not To Cheese?

Fun fact: While 65% of the population is officially diagnosed with lactose intolerance, some experts believe that we’re all at least a little bit lactose intolerant—we just brush off the bloating and gas as a normal part of life.  I remember reading a story about an American family with two boys who were intolerant to lactose. They had moved […]

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Why Nothing Compares to Fresh Air

Getting out into the wilderness, and the life giving, oxygen-rich air of the forrest, is like nothing else. There are so many benefits to playing outdoors, whether it’s a walk in the woods, a swim in the lake, or ocean; even just a stroll down the street.    Here’s some of my favourite reasons for […]

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Electrolade: A Homemade Sports Drink

This sports drink is better than any brand from the grocery store. It’s made from all-natural ingredients,  and is packed full of energy promoting electrolytes. It will refuel your cells, keep you hydrated and replace the minerals lost in your sweat. A great way to beat the heat.  Ingredients 1 quart filtered water a big […]

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Healing Bone Fractures w. Food, Herbs+Spices

Healing a bone from a fracture, or break can be a frustrating one. It’s a waiting game and you must be patient, as bone’s take time to “knit” themselves back together. There’s good news too! Nutritionally there is so much you can do to give yourself an advantage in the healing process. Here are a […]

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Herbal Iron Elixir

Iron is lost by the body through a variety of ways including: urination, perspiration and exfoliating of old skin cells – like when you’re dry brushing. Bleeding contributes to further loss of iron which is why women tend of have a higher demand for iron than men. Since our bodies can’t produce iron itself, we need to make sure […]

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Eating Right on The Road

Road trips are one of my favorite things. The only problem can be the food options. What if a girl wants to keep it healthy?  Here’s some of the things I’ve tried along the way.   In the Car Having a cooler full of ice packs in your vehicle can make all the difference. You can […]

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Eating Your Iron

Women in particular tend to suffer from low iron levels due to monthly menstration. Vegan’s and vegetarian’s (even meat eater’s!) can also be victim to low amounts of this spectacular mineral. Another issue is lack of proper nutrient absorbtion. This problem can occur if you’r dealing with a bowel disorder such as IBS, celiac or […]

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