Small Change. Big Results.

I used this photo of my perfect baby niece because she's small, yet "big" (aka. chubby healthy baby) —all at the same time. Small and big actually go really well together! For example... Making small changes in the diet, can lead to big health results down the road (i.e. more energy, positive thinking, maintaining a healthy ...

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 to ...

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 sweating it out ...

What If Kale Was Bad for You?

Say what!! Isn't kale ALL I'm supposed to be eating? It might sound crazy (and for the record, it totally is) but isn't it just as crazy as all the other conflicting nutrition information out there? Every decade there are big changes when it comes to what's healthy and what's not. Fats for example, were given a such a bad ...

Demystifying The Female Monthly Cycle

Our hormones impact virtually everything we do!  The hormones in a women's monthly cycle affect nearly every aspect of our day—brain skills, mood, energy, libido, cravings, shopping habits, chattiness, voice, taste buds, extroversion, confidence, pain sensitivity, chronic illness flare-ups, skin health and much, much more.    This is valuable information for women to understand, as it can help connect us to ...

Great Green Gift Ideas

I love the idea of gifting non-material things. There are so many great ideas out there - here's just a few of them.   DONATE Choose a non-profit foundation and  have a donation put in their name.  For the Animal Lover:  SPCA For the "Green" Girl / Guy:  Greenpeace For the Mother-Theresa-Type:  Food Bank     I OWE U Giving your spouse, best friend, niece, nephew ...

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 ...