Category: Healthy Eating

  • Steer Clear of These Top 10 High-Sugar Foods

    Steer Clear of These Top 10 High-Sugar Foods

    Your body converts the food that you eat to sugar, and then uses this sugar as energy. If you have Diabetes your body cannot use sugar as energy. Sugar floats in your blood. People with diabetes often have high levels of sugar in their blood. Over time, too much sugar in the blood can cause…

  • Christmas Eve Delights: Guilt-Free Snack Options

    Christmas Eve Delights: Guilt-Free Snack Options

    When you have friends and relatives over, healthy snacks are essential. WF offers a wide range of healthy and delicious options. Summer Yule a registered dietitian and nutrition communication specialist, provides us with an exciting, innovative, healthy and easy-to-make treat to enjoy on a platter. Caprese skewers can be made by alternately placing mini mozzarella…

  • 10 Must-Try Vegan Foods: Expanding Your Culinary Horizon

    10 Must-Try Vegan Foods: Expanding Your Culinary Horizon

    Vegan Food is an entire lifestyle. There are so many things you can try and experiment with when it comes plant-based eating and cooking. To get you started, we have compiled a list that includes all the foods that are essential to a vegan diet.

  • 10 Wholesome Pizza Toppings: Elevate Your Healthy Pizza Game

    10 Wholesome Pizza Toppings: Elevate Your Healthy Pizza Game

    You won’t feel guilty if you add things like yogurt or Brussel sprouts to your pizza. Think about using healthy, lean proteins for your toppings instead of fatty, processed meats such as sausage or pepperoni. This can make for a new and exciting way to eat pizza. You can still enjoy your favorite foods while…

  • Decoding the Healthiness of Your Smoothie Bowl

    Decoding the Healthiness of Your Smoothie Bowl

    Smoothies on the shelf and in stores are adorned with tropical fruit and coconut flakes, and their media buzz is sure to draw you in with their vibrant colours, delicious taste, and media attention. Many of these bowls are as high in sugar, calories and carbohydrates as several glazed donuts. It’s even worse when you…

  • 7 Nutritious Bedtime Snacks for a Restful Night

    7 Nutritious Bedtime Snacks for a Restful Night

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  • Nourishing Breakfasts for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

    Nourishing Breakfasts for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

    It’s not just a cliché. Breakfast is the most important meal of your day. Breakfast literally breaks the overnight fast, hence its origin. It provides your body and mind with the fuel they need for the day. A healthy breakfast is good for your health, well-being and can help you start the day on the right foot.…

  • 5 Clever Food Swaps for Effective Weight Loss

    5 Clever Food Swaps for Effective Weight Loss

    Here are 5 easy food swaps that will help you to achieve your ideal body. They can also drastically reduce your calorie intake. It is much better to choose apple slices or oranges than a dried cranberry or raisins package. Whole fruit is not only more nourishing and nutritious, but also has fewer calories. You…

  • Pre-Workout Nutrition: Importance and Ideal Choices

    Pre-Workout Nutrition: Importance and Ideal Choices

    You need to fuel up your body for each workout, unless you are working out between 6am and 7am. A full stomach can cause you to be distracted during your workout. When choosing a meal to eat before a workout it is important that you aim for a balanced macronutrient intake. The macronutrients are the…

  • Exercising on an Empty Stomach: Does It Benefit You?

    Exercising on an Empty Stomach: Does It Benefit You?

    I have experimented with many different ways to fuel my body to maximize my performance. In the morning, when I prefer to exercise, I’ve tried a variety of menus, including fruit only, cereals, toast, oatmeal, power bars, smoothies, and even just coffee and water. Although it may seem surprising and not be for everyone, I…