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The Skinny on Fats

Did you know that fats are essential nutrients that are fundamental to how the body functions? In fact, fats are integral to cell structure and also are included in hormones that control muscle contraction, immune function, blood clotting and blood pressure. Additionally, when it comes to healthy eating, there are some vitamins (A, D, E…

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Cheat Day Strategies

    Watching what you eat or being on a strict diet may seem like an impossible feat, especially when you’re trying to do it for long periods of time. I am all for one cheat day a week, which is a day you can eat whatever you want to…you may reap some benefits when…

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RE[set] Your Diet!

Ah, spring! Warmer weather, skin-baring shorts, and bathing suit season will soon be upon us once again! If you are like me and the thought of coming out from beneath your baggy cold-weather sweaters is making you break out in a cold sweat, relax! We still have plenty of time to  look our best before sundress…

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Food for Thought

Does food affect biological processes in the brain and play a role in our health issues?  I think – YES! While using imaging technology to investigate how neurology contributes to dietary disorders, scientists are able to associate the foods people eat to how and what they think, and thus feel and act! All of the experts in…

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Family Fitness and Health Everyday!

Parents are the number one source affecting the way children feel about living a healthy lifestyle. Children innately realize that Mom and Dad are their educators, mentors, heroes, supporters, and role models throughout their lives. This is a huge responsibility for the adult, as children believe that most behaviours by parents are acceptable actions, whether good or…

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Nutrition – Staying Fit in Winter

Why Am I Hungrier in the Winter? A drop in body temperature stimulates the appetite and you experience hunger. Thus, if you become chilled during winter exercise (or when swimming at any time of year, for that matter), you’ll likely find yourself searching for food. Eating “stokes the furnace,” generates heat, and helps warm your…

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The D Vitamin

What it is and what it does Vitamin D is a steroid hormone essential for many of our body’s vital functions. The first documented and most well known purpose of vitamin D is its role in maintaining bone health. It enables the absorption of calcium from the digestive tract to ensure the body has adequate…

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