Month: January 2016

30 Inspirational Quotes to Boost your Motivation

January 23, 2016 No Comments

It’s that time of year once again to make our New Year’s resolutions. The most common one being to lose weight. To help you stay motivated, we’ve found 30 inspirational quotes to boost your motivation!

Hockey Mom Tips

January 22, 2016 No Comments

Margot is a retired dietitian, an avid hockey player, and hockey mom to four. Every month, she shares her personal “hockey mom tips” with us.

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Product Reviews for Athletes

January 22, 2016 No Comments

Our partner Pearle Nerenberg, who is a registered dietitian specialized in the area of sports nutrition, is starting a new column on this blog today. Every month, she independently tests products and reports back on their utility for athletes.

Vitamin D Supplements and Hockey Performance

January 21, 2016 No Comments

Should I take Vitamin D supplements to improve my hockey performance? Most hockey players in the world do not live in environments that allow them to get enough vitamin D easily using sun exposure. Indoor training and low available sunlight during the hockey season mean that food sources of vitamin D (fish, egg yolks and […]

Vitamin D and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a causative link?

January 18, 2016 No Comments

A recent study by the University of Sheffield in England has created waves in the media by associating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with vitamin D deficiency. Let me separate fact from fiction here and give you some tips to ensure that you get the maximum vitamin D in your diet.

4 Tips for Eating Affordable Fruits and Vegetables this Winter

January 14, 2016 1 Comment

Updated: 2020-01-16 Aside from the comment on cauliflower’s price at $ 7.49/ea, this article originally published in January 2016 is unfortunately still current, since the prices of vegetables and fruits always soar at the beginning of the year. In fact, researchers from Dalhousie and Guelph universities, in the 10th edition of their annual food price […]

TOP TEN: Most Read Articles of 2015

January 11, 2016 No Comments

Every year, we are blessed with more of you reading us, writing to us and asking us questions. To better understand what is of most interest to our fans, and guide our editorial choices for the new year, we analyzed all of the articles that we posted in 2015 and came up with the list […]

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Lemon Juice in the Morning: All-Purpose Cure?

January 11, 2016 No Comments

Who has not heard that drinking a large glass of water with lemon first thing in the morning can solve all kinds of problems? I’m sure I’m not the only one! That’s why I wanted to figure out if there is any scientific reasoning behind this fancy cure, or if it’s only an old wives’ […]

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Putting Seaweed on the Menu

January 4, 2016 No Comments

Seaweed is marine algae, not plants and definitely not weeds. Sometimes they are called “sea vegetables”. In the West, seaweed is almost uniquely consumed in sushi or as condiments, but in Asia, the Japanese and Koreans use it in a thousand different ways. It would be a good idea for us also to include it […]

Paleo Diet and IBS

January 1, 2016 1 Comment

The Paleo diet is based on the interpretation of anthropological data of humans’ diet in the Paleolithic era, and specifically on personal opinions and values.

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