Paleo vs Atkins vs Ketogenic Diet

Paleo, Atkins, Ketogenic… what the heck is the difference!? The Paleo diet, Atkins diet and ketogenic diet have a lot of overlap – in fact, you can actually be on all three of these diets at once.This overlap makes the three diets very easy to confuse and, it can make your decision on which diet is […]

Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle Hack

Have you heard the information on inflammation?For a while now, the health community has been buzzing with info and products based around the importance of living an anti-inflammatory lifestyle.But, how relevant is inflammation to your health, and how exactly is it impacting your biology?Today I’m going to explain exactly how this works and, I’ll give […]

How Much Dietary Fiber Should You Eat Daily?

Who is your best friend?Mine is fiber.You may laugh at this idea, but realistically, fiber is actually the best friend that our gut bacteria can have. And, considering we have over 100 trillion bacteria inhabiting our intestines, fiber is actually a better friend than you may think.So today I’d like to give you guys a […]

How To Increase Positive Thinking

You know those people who just seem to be so darn happy all the time?Like, no matter what life throws at them, or how boring and average the day is, they always seem to be smiling while you’re busy complaining about how Whole Foods ran out of your favourite gluten free bread.Don’t worry, as always, […]

How To Get Rid of Acne: Scientific Evidence

Are you tired of nasty pimples crowding up your face?Do you feel like some days, your skin is going in the right direction, only to wake up the next day to what feels like a small town worth of zits that moved in overnight?Don’t worry, you’ve got a scientist on your side and, if you’re […]

Gut Health: Why It’s So Important

I’m sure you guys have been hearing the term ‘gut health’ thrown around a lot lately, as gut health is starting to gain some pretty big buzz in the health world.But, as a scientist, I can firmly say that all of the pro-press surrounding gut health is definitely well deserved.Today, I’m going to explain to […]

Are you ALWAYS HUNGRY? I Know Why!

Are you ALWAYS HUNGRY? Do you feel like even after a meal, you don’t seem to feel any different than when you started? Does this create problems for regulating your food intake? Don’t worry, you’ve got a scientist on your side and today I’ve got you covered. What Makes You Feel Hungry? There are a […]

Healthiest Diet EVER? 5 Tips For Your Healthiest Diet

Have you ever noticed that there’s a million different healthy diet plans, that all claim they are the best one? Have you ever felt confused by this, and wondered what is actually the healthiest diet out there? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Today I’m going to be discussing universal guidelines for the healthiest diet […]

How To Get Rid of Bloating: Scientific Evidence

Are you bloated? Are you tired of dealing with a stretched out belly that seems to be larger than life? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Today I want to talk about bloating and a way that’s shown in studies to actually fix a root cause. Bloating sucks, universally. Although bloating more commonly experienced by […]

WHAT CAN I EAT? MEDIA LIES & FALSE ADVERTISING in Nutrition

Today we are talking about FALSE ADVERTISING in NUTRITION. I’m talking false advertising in the food industry, false advertising in commercials, false advertising in the news, and any other type of false advertising that’s DAMAGING. YOUR. HEALTH. I’m sure, as someone who cares about your health, you’ve fallen victim to the ‘consumer confusion’ where one […]

What Causes Histamine Intolerance?

If you’ve been suffering from histamine intolerance, and reacting to foods with outbreaks of symptoms such as hives, skin rashes and digestive symptoms, you’re probably wondering how you got here and what causes histamine intolerance in the first place. Addressing the topic of what causes histamine intolerance is a big one, so I’m going to […]

Histamine Intolerance Symptoms

Histamine intolerance is becoming increasingly identified as an underlying cause of numerous strange, allergy-like symptoms, that often appear without any history of disorder. Histamine is best known as a compound which is released in response to allergic reactions (think seasonal allergies: many people take anti-histamines). The release of histamine occurs as part of a normal […]

Histamine Intolerance Food List to Quickly Relieve Symptoms

Histamine Intolerance messing up your life? Are you sick and tired of experiencing food sensitivities, skin rashes, digestive symptoms and other chronic symptoms? The symptoms that commonly accompany histamine intolerance can be multifaceted, manifesting as everything from allergy-like reactions to persistent digestive symptoms. This variability can be frustrating, causing difficulty in diagnosing the intolerance and […]

Is a Low-fat Diet Behind Your Bloating?

Have you ever been on a low-fat, or calorie-restricted diet to achieve weight loss? Do you feel severely bloated or uncomfortable after eating difficult to digest meals, such as those containing high levels of fats? Most people, especially women, will answer yes to the first – however, if you answered ‘yes’ to both, I’m going […]

The Gut-Brain-Axis: Anxiety, Depression & Gut Health

Does the size of your belly dictate your mood? Do digestive symptoms take you on an emotional roller coaster? Do you one day feel blissful and cured, and the next feel like you want to strangle someone with the extra material of your loose-fitting, bloat-disguising shirt? Did you know that the persistence of negative emotions […]

Top 5 Anti-Bloat Diets

Do you get bloated or experience digestive symptoms following meals? Do your symptoms seem to appear randomly, with no consistent indication of what foods you’re reacting to? Well, you’re in luck – because I may have your answer. When Friendly Food Becomes Your Foe Bloating can often be a case of consuming foods that you […]

5 Steps To Solve Your Bloating For Good

Are you tired of bloating on the daily? Let’s chat about how to fix that. When Digestive Health Becomes a Problem Most people experience bloating and digestive symptoms from time to time, especially following a night out on the town or a cheat day eating foods from the naughty list. Commonly, people will assume poor […]

5 Reasons Behind Your Bloated Belly

Does Your Bloated Belly Make You Appear Larger Than Life? Are you chronically bloated? Do you have a tummy bump that makes you appear larger than you actually are, and hides all of your dietary and exercise efforts? Are you sick and tired of your uncomfortable belly determining your wardrobe and standing in the way […]

3 Ingredient Banana Split Ice Cream

Hey everyone! With summer just around the corner I thought it was the perfect time to come out with a whole-food-based ice cream recipe for those scorching days ahead (especially for cooling off after a sweaty workout session)! Normally I’m not an ice cream kind of girl, but lately I’ve been spending some time in […]

Why Low Carb Diets Produce Weight Loss

Have you ever wondered why low-carb diets are so effective? Are you always trying to follow this dietary trend, but are afraid of substitutions or don’t know where to start? Well I’m here to clear up all of your questions! Today I’m going to explain to you the science behind the benefits of a low-carb […]

Meal Prep Like A Pro

Are you notorious for having the same, perfectly portioned, set lunch for work that you’ve meticulously packed for the whole week ahead? If you’re a meal prep junkie, you’re likely making a few common mistakes that could seriously be damaging the nutritional content of your food, and I’m going to tell you how to fix […]

The Surprising Reason Behind Your Food Coma

Have you ever wondered why you get exhausted after having a big meal? Do you find yourself needing to nap after a Sunday binge, or going into frequent food-comas? Although this post-meal exhaustion frequents modern society, it’s actually your body’s way of telling you something big – something that definitely shouldn’t be ignored. Inflammation: The […]

Grain Free, Sugar Free Chocolate Pancakes

My favourite meal of the day: dessert! Ok, so I guess some could argue that dessert isn’t really a “meal”, however those of you who share a love for dessert so great you’d be happy to eat a plate of chocolate for dinner, well I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. And I’m sure […]

Sugar Free, Grain Free, Breakfast Apple Pie

I was planning on waiting to post this, but I kept on getting inbox messages and honestly am so excited about it that I had to drop everything to bring you the recipe for a breakfast pie that’s so delicious it will change your life! (And possibly digestive health)…. Recently, I wrote a post on […]

Broccoli Bread Recipe

I’ve noticed the term ‘super food’ is thrown around much too easily. The fact that there is no clinical definition of a super food allows a lot of misleading marketing using scientific jargon to confuse people into developing misconceptions. One example that may disappoint many of you is the use of acai berry for weight […]

Mediterranean Tabbouleh Salad Recipe

After posting a picture of my refreshing Mediterranean tabbouleh salad a few weeks back, I started getting loads of messages asking me for the recipe. So here it is!     I’m here to introduce you to a delicious Mediterranean salad called tabbouleh (pronounced ta-boo-lee), which uses parsley as a base. This salad is so flavorful, […]

IBS Isn’t Real

I carry a special place in my heart for those suffering from IBS. The reason for this is because I was diagnosed with it over and over again. The issue I have with the diagnosis? IBS isn’t a real thing. Now, let me be perfectly clear: the symptoms experienced by IBS sufferers are incredibly real, […]

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