Nutrition Blog

Fiber Facts and Net Carbs

Fiber Facts and Net Carbs

Fiber Facts: Dietary fibre is probably best known for its ability to prevent and relieve constipation. But did you know that fibre can also lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and may e ...[Read More]

Food & Beverages You Thought Were Healthy… but really AREN’T!

Food & Beverages You Thought Were Healthy… but really AREN’T!

Don't Be Fooled! Learn the Facts! For years we have been tricked into thinking these foods and beverages are loaded with nutrients. Let’s uncover the culprits and devise some nutrient-dense alternativ ...[Read More]

beware of food marketing claims

Beware of Food Marketing Claims!

Buyer Beware! Before I became nutritionally savvyl, I used to be fooled by clever food marketing tactics. Do not be tricked into thinking processed and packaged foods are as "healthy" as they purport ...[Read More]

Agave Nectar: sweet or dangerous?

Agave Nectar: Sweet or Dangerous?

 What is Agave Nectar? Agave nectar is a commercially produced sweetener known to be considerably sweeter than sugar.  It is produced from the Blue Agave, which is a large spiky plant that resembles a ...[Read More]

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Carbohydrates 101

There are 3 primary macronutrients that humans consume for energy: protein, fat and carbohydrates. Carbohydrates can be such a confusing topic. In this blog, I will be simplifying this complex macronu ...[Read More]