Diabetes Awareness: What You Need to Know

Diabetes Awareness: What You Need to Know

World Diabetes Day is marked every year on November 14th in commemoration of Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday since he co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. Their discovery has saved countless lives and deserves a day of celebration!  Many of us are...
Approaching the Holidays with Confidence

Approaching the Holidays with Confidence

Do you worry about gaining weight over the holidays? This is a common concern for many people, so we wanted to share some tips on how to approach the holiday season with confidence in your food choices and your activities. Holiday weight gain is not inevitable! It’s...
Ways to Include More Plant-Based Protein

Ways to Include More Plant-Based Protein

Did you know that you can get protein from plant-based sources? Many people believe that it is only possible to get enough protein through eating animal proteins such as meat and dairy. This is false. It is definitely possible to consume enough protein through plant...
Which Matters More: BMI or a Healthy Lifestyle?

Which Matters More: BMI or a Healthy Lifestyle?

We make choices every day that can either impact our health in a positive or negative way. By adopting a healthy lifestyle, we can take control over our health.  Many people have different perspectives of a healthy lifestyle. What research shows about healthy...
Sweet Potatoes: Delicious and Nutritious!

Sweet Potatoes: Delicious and Nutritious!

Are you in the mood for a delicious nutrient-rich, high-fiber snack? When Autumn approaches, you might begin to think of falling leaves and comfort food. People may not always associate sweet potatoes with comfort food but here’s why they should be a kitchen staple....