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Importance and function of fat in a healthy dieta

Importance and function of fat in a healthy dieta

Of the three macronutrients, or sources of energy for the body, fat is one that has been scrutinized for far too long. As with all macronutrients, they are essential for the body and must be obtained through the diet. Fat can be found in food in a few different forms;...
The truth about fad diet plans

The truth about fad diet plans

What is considered a “fad” diet? Have you ever seen the words keto, paleo, or whole 30 diet as you are scrolling through your social media feed? These eating styles or diet plans – what we call “fad diets”- may seem like harmless plans to achieve a healthier...
What is the low FODMAP diet & how does it help?

What is the low FODMAP diet & how does it help?

What is the Low FODMAP Diet? The low FODMAP diet is an increasingly popular food-based intervention for IBS patients who suffer from abdominal pain proceeding from bowel movement, followed by irregular stool form and/or frequency. The term “FODMAP” stands for...
The only postpartum running plan you’ll ever need!

The only postpartum running plan you’ll ever need!

As a new mother you are probably overjoyed! But also over-tired, overwhelmed and OVER feeling like a stranger in your own body. You’re itching to get back out there. I know the feeling. You dutifully waited to exercise until your 6 week check-up (or maybe not quite...