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The Bitter Side of Sweet: Diabetes and Artificial Sweeteners

November 18, 2015 0 Comment

Diabetes - such common a condition in today’s society that I doubt it even needs an introduction. In a nutshell, diabetes is the mismanagement of the body’s ability to control blood sugar. In most cases this can occur in ...

I’m a Nutritionist and Here Is Why I Know Losing Weight Can Help Your Type II Diabetes

November 13, 2015 0 Comment

In the spirit of Diabetes Awareness month, I thought it would be appropriate to walk you through why Type II Diabetes, as a preventable lifestyle disease, can be prevented and even often cured when smart and realistic steps ...

Obesity + Diabetes. 3 Key Steps To Keeping This Diseases At Bay!

November 05, 2015 0 Comment

Think you are immune to Type 2 diabetes? Think again. About four weeks ago, Sarah visited my office, complaining of being overweight and blood sugars ...

Minestrone Soup

November 03, 2015 0 Comment

A hearty bowl of soup perfect for those cold nights spent inside. Pair it up with grain-free cauliflower pizza. Ingredients: 4 cups (1L) Beef broth 1/3 cup (80ml) ...

Water, What You Need To Know

October 22, 2015 0 Comment

H2-Woah! When we think of a healthy lifestyle two key factors often come to mind: good nutrition and exercise! There is no debate that these are crucial components in overall health and well-being. But ...

Berry-licious Walnut Cottage Cheese

October 19, 2015 0 Comment

Berry-licious Walnut Cottage Cheese ¾ cup Cottage cheese ¼ cup strawberries (halved) ¼ cup blueberries ¼ tsp almond extract 1 tbsp chopped walnuts 1 tbsp ground flax seeds Combine ...

Hemp, Coconut, Raspberry “pudding”

October 19, 2015 0 Comment

Hemp, Coconut, Raspberry “pudding” (serves 1) This cool breakfast choice is great for vegans and vegetarians looking for something new. The chia and hemp seeds provide healthy ...

Creamy Cashew Chocolate Smoothie

October 19, 2015 0 Comment

Creamy Cashew Chocolate Smoothie   1 scoop protein powder (plain or vanilla) 1 heaping tbsp raw coco powder ½ banana ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup unsweetened cashew milk (can use ...

Cinnamon Sesame Shake

October 19, 2015 0 Comment

Cinnamon Sesame Shake 1 frozen banana 2 heaping tbsp tahini 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract Maple syrup to taste Protein powder (plain or vanilla) 2 cups cold water (less if you like ...

Grilled Sweet Potatoes & Red Onion with Tahini Dressing

October 09, 2015 0 Comment

Grilled Sweet Potatoes & Red Onion with Tahini Dressing A Middle Eastern vegetable dish using grilled sweet potatoes, scrumptious!   INGREDIENTS 3 medium sweet potatoes, washed well and sliced into ½ ...

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