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Keto vs MAD  For those of you wanting to lose weight, you might have heard of the “keto” diet, short for the ketogenic diet. If you haven’t, well it’s an intense diet which requires a lot of dedication. It has shown results for overweight/obese patients, helping them lose weight quickly and it might be something […]

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How to stay active while being at home ?  Physical activity benefits both the body and mind. Did you know that healthy adults should aim for at least 30 minutes of daily physical activity and at least 1 hour for healthy kids (5-17 years)?  Sedentary behaviour and low levels of physical activity can have negative […]

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There are very few things that are universal for most people across the globe. Arguably, it is safe to say that the difficulty in losing weight and maintaining a healthy physique is one of these shared experiences. In fact, according to studies, almost half of the population in first-world countries are trying to lose weight […]

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5 days on 2 days off – The weekend Warrior It’s not a new fad diet, or a 5 days cleanse but how can you survive the weekend without disregarding all your hard work Monday – Friday. Monday = 300 calorie deficit Tuesday  = 300 calorie deficit Wednesday = 300 calorie deficit Thursday = 300 […]

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Meal Prep And Meal Planning: Why Get Started Today? Everyone is busy, and most people seem to have less time to do the things that matter, and that includes planning the meals that we eat. Doing a meal prep and having a meal plan isn’t just reserved for those people who are trying to lose […]

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Cholesterol Confusion Before you start reading this blog, spoiler alert: there are many technical terms used in this article, something I did knowingly to help provide a better understanding. Unfortunately, there was no easier way! When we hear the word “cholesterol”, our mind immediately starts thinking about LDL, HDL and the risk of “heart disease.” […]

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Get the Facts on Protein: Sports Nutrition Whether you are a professional atheletes or someone who regularly does exercise, eating well can improve your performance and help you recover quickly for your next workout. Eating a good diet can help provide the energy you need to finish a marathon, a casual football pick-up game, or […]

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Get the Facts on Carbohydrates: Sports Nutrition Carbohydrates are needed to provide energy during exercise. It is stored mostly in the muscles and liver as glycogen. During exercise, especially intense exercise, glycogen is broken down and changed to energy that allows your muscles to work optimally. Having a low glycogen stores can leave you feeling […]