Don’t Be Fooled by Food Labels (Part 2)

I’ve discussed the labels vegan and non-dairy already but now I want to shed some light on the labels “cholesterol free” and “gluten free”. Let’s start with “cholesterol free” When a food is labelled cholesterol free… Cholesterol is confusing to a lot of people. The reality is, to the average person there is little understanding […]

Don’t Be Fooled by Food Labels (Part 1)

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed walking the grocery aisles. You’re trying to shop healthy choices for you and your family and labels jump out at you from everywhere, each vying for your attention and most importantly your dollar. Words like “natural, vegan, dairy free and cholesterol free” may make you assume that food is […]

Interview with Registered Nutritionist Holly Bradich

Meet Holly Bradich, Registered Nutritionist practicing in the Kitchener-Waterloo region of Ontario, Canada. She owns Mindful Vitality. I reached out to Holly to see if she would be interested in answering a few interview questions for me. I did this because there are many misconceptions in the natural health industry and everyone’s health journey is […]

Sugar, Sugar

I bet you’d be surprised to learn the average Canadian consumes 26 teaspoons of sugar per day according to Statistics Canada. This equates to 88 pounds per year or 20 bags! That’s an insane amount of sugar. How is this possible? Where is all this sugar coming from? Well, it’s coming from hidden sources. Big […]

Egg Nutrition: Too Much Cholesterol?

I overheard part of a conversation the other day between two individuals while shopping. They were talking about eggs and using them in cooking and making paleo breads (which usually call for 5-7 eggs depending on the recipe). The question of “What about a person’s cholesterol levels?” came up between the two. When the other […]