Joël is a hard guy to forget, the only thing brighter than his smile or his personality is his fiery red hair. He’s the type of guy who enters a race last minute to support a friend and then sprints to be the first person to cross the finish line. He’s got three precious young…
Crystal tells me a hilarious story about attempting to order chicken breasts in another language, the time her husband broke his ankle buying fondue cheese and what she thinks would help make our population healthier.
People should eat less packaged foods and try to eat local or garden more frequently. She loves breastfeeding, fondue and letting her eldest child pick out new foods to try at the grocery store.
We talked about pesticides, the food babe, GMOs and the over complication of the North American Diet.
Buzzfeed recently wrote an article that was like 57 ways to simplify your life. It’s such clickbait but people like that, they want to simplify. That is our problem, we’re trying to add more things to make our diets healthier but the over complication makes it worse because it’s too difficult to follow.
Luke is a Registered Dietitian & Performance Nutritionist. After owning and operating
a successful private practice in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for four years, he moved to Minnesota to join the nutrition team at EXOS – Athletes Performance Institute. He provides performance training and nutrition to elite and professional athletes across North America and internationally. He has provided nutrition counseling and coaching to various NHL and minor hockey league players, as well as CIS and NCAA players. Read more about his baking escapades, his what fad diets really get to him and his overall outlook on nutrition prescriptions.
Andrea is known for, “But first, let’s eat” her popular blog on redirecting nutrition information to the basics and the importance of enjoying our food rather than the diet ideology.
We sat down to tea to discuss the barriers to healthy eating, our first memories of cooking and eating and of course our favorite foods.
Lemlem was a pharmacist by trade in Ethiopia for eight years before moving to Canada. She is currently a Pharmacy Intern (with permit) and will soon be writing the necessary exams to attain her Canadian Pharmacist designation. Lemlem was kind enough to share her experiences as an immigrant to Canada for my Nutrition Month project….
Cheryl is a Registered Dietitian who wanted to share her expert opinion on the excessive amounts of sugar in juice cleanses and why she loves pasta so much.
How can juice cleanses be helpful? They overload the body with excessive amounts of sugar while depriving it of protein and fat.
We took a moment to talk about the barriers to healthy eating and weight management. Her opinion was that part of the problem is related to sleep, time and stress management.
I’ve been naturally skeptical for as long as I can remember but Diana was the first person to introduce me to an elevated level of skepticism that was lightly laced with cynicism.
Diana is a Registered Dietitian in Ontario she shared her insight on nutrition and government policy with me.
Mitch from Evolve Fitness Ltd in Halifax, Nova Scotia talks to me about the epidemic of childhood obesity, pizza and intermittent fasting.
Have you heard of Pickwickian syndrome?
Lauren is a Respiratory Therapist in PEI who has heard of Pickwickian syndrome. She is pretty passionate about it and she’s passionate about feeding her young boys organic food. She loves to cook alone and thinks that making small changes is the key to success for making large changes in your lifestyle.
I sat down with Jen who is a registered dietitian, blogger, runner and world traveler.
She told me what healthy means to her.
I sit down to talk with Kim about what direction she thinks the government should take for improving the health of the general public. She also lets me in on a hilarious story about sneezing in the muffin batter.