habits

August 24, 2021

Building better habits: 4 strategies to help you change your choice

You want to be healthier. You want to build better habits. You have the knowledge of what you “need to do”. Yet you also crave comfort, entertainment, and ease. And that means we might do the very habits we are trying so hard to change. But then…. You eat the […]
June 2, 2021

Books on nutrition & midlife health that will expand your perspective

I am often asked for my suggestions of books to read on nutrition and midlife health. I read most nights before bed, and have an audio book subscription to help me plow through books on nutrition and midlife health. In this post, I list some books on nutrition and health-related […]
June 1, 2020

How to get back up after you have fallen: A summary of Dr Robyn Hanley Defoe’s webinar from the Dietitians of Canada National Conference held virtually

“We can do hard things… The practice of continuing to push forward, even when it is hard, is a choice…The difference between those who can keep getting up after adversity and those who struggle with it is knowing how to draw on this resource (resiliency) in times of need…” Dr […]
December 5, 2018

Healthy holiday eating tips: How to avoid the January lifestyle setback

If you are working on building a healthier lifestyle, the holiday season can feel overwhelming and tough. Just as you are building your confidence with your new habits – drinking less alcohol, adding more color to your plate, planning your snacks to manage your appetite, moving more – you come […]
August 27, 2018

Shocking findings about sodium that you need to know

Sodium is a mineral that is found in salt.  Called the leading preventable risk factor for death world-wide, you might wonder whether we need sodium at all?  Despite all that we hear about sodium in the news, our bodies do need sodium to control blood pressure and to help with […]