The connection between your lunch and the 3pm slump is not always an obvious one, but your lunch choice can be one of the main culprits of afternoon fatigue. Typical North American lunches are too carbohydrate heavy, and do not contain enough protein and healthy fats. Take for example some lunchtime favourites like sandwiches and… Read More »
Nutritionist Mandy King shares 8 things that are always in her fridge.
Trigger warning. It’s my job to write about things. Today, I don’t feel like writing about anything. Like most of us, I went to sleep and woke up sick to my stomach after reading the Toronto Star piece containing the allegations of Jian Ghomeshi’s violence. The revelations are incredibly important, but for many, they are… Read More »
The other day someone asked me, if I could recommend ONE thing to make her healthier, what would it be? I proceeded to blab for a good five minutes about 15 different things, and didn’t really answer the question. Since I’ve already told you about my Smoothie Ritual, another habit that I think is an EASY… Read More »
Whether you can’t stop extolling the virtues of the oil or the water, coconuts are “having a moment” in that weird way that food sometimes does. (This cranky vegetarian is still sore after the Summer of Pork and happy that cauliflower’s reign as Vegetable du Jour is going strong.) The Coconut Festival takes place on Sunday,… Read More »
Lifestyle exhaustion is a real thing. Just ask anyone who’s ever quit a fitness goal or diet plan. For me, that exhaustion threshold is pretty darn high. As far as I’m concerned, this precious vessel of mine has gotta last, so I try to treat it accordingly (in between frequent donut binges). Suffice to say,… Read More »