Five Reasons to do the Lifestyle Challenge

The first Lifestyle Challenge kicks off next week. Aside from wanting to get closer to those new year's goals and further away from your December holiday body, here are five more reasons you should sign up for the challenge. Develop healthy eating habits The challenge has three nutrition levels with slightly different YES/NO foods. You learn which … Continue reading Five Reasons to do the Lifestyle Challenge

It’s Not About the Numbers

Science is based on numbers, and nutrition is a science. Any meaningful science must be measurable, observable and repeatable, and that’s why using numbers when dialling in your nutrition can be so helpful. However, it’s not about the numbers. I know, that’s a blatant contradiction. Especially given the attention we’ve provided to macronutrients and how … Continue reading It’s Not About the Numbers

How To Beat Cravings

Pregnant women aren’t the only ones who experience weird food cravings! To be clear, cravings are not be confused with hunger. Hunger is an innate response to needing food for survival, health and performance. Whereas cravings are strong urges to particular foods – the “I need THAT NOW” sort of feeling. Cravings often end up … Continue reading How To Beat Cravings

How To: Eat a Healthier Lunch?

When reviewing food diaries and talking to people about dietary challenges, I’ve found poor choices at lunchtime to be one of the most common characteristics. It can be tough having a good lunch ready, especially if you have a partner and kids to prepare for too. But if you have a long, busy day, having a … Continue reading How To: Eat a Healthier Lunch?