midlife

November 3, 2021

Having trouble with your portion sizes? There is more to your appetite than your will power

Are you having trouble controlling your portion sizes and how much you eat? Do you limit your portions in the day but then overeat later at night? Do you play a daily hoarding game where you try to limit the amount of food you consume, only to end up overeating […]
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 […]
May 6, 2021

The Mediterranean Diet: what is it, why it matters in midlife and 12 tasty food tips to get started

In midlife, you want the freedom to enjoy delicious food so you can feel great about yourself and maintain an active lifestyle as you age. What if there was a diet that gave you this freedom and flexibility to focus on the foods you actually like to eat, and it […]
November 27, 2020

Basic self-care strategies to help you get through the Covid-holiday season + contest

After this week’s announcement in Alberta about further lockdown, I am feeling empty and lost for inspiration. We’re all living through a tornado of polarized opinions. The tension is thick. And during a season where we naturally gravitate toward each other, we are unable to do something as simple as […]
November 17, 2020

Fast food: Slow down to speed up (a meal prep strategy that works)

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down to speed up. This meal prep strategy “slow down to speed up” can work wonders for busy weeknights. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they […]
November 3, 2020

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach?

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach? Peri-menopause and mid-life is a time in a woman’s lives where her world is changing. The children in her life may be growing up. She may be questioning her career path. She may be craving new intellectual challenges. […]