Understanding your Gut Microbiome

March 16, 2023

The gut microbiome refers to the collection of microorganisms that are in our human digestive tract. These microorganisms, which include bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes, play an important role in maintaining digestive health and overall wellness. No worries, while we typically hear “bacteria, virus, fungi” and thing bad invaders, there is also GOOD versions

Movement Snacks

March 2, 2023

In today’s world, it is easy to get caught up in our work or personal lives and forget about the importance of movement. However, taking very small and quick breaks to get up and move your body can have numerous benefits for your physical and mental health. One of the biggest benefits of moving your

Macronutrients: Part 3 – Fat

February 22, 2023

Fat is one of the three macronutrients essential for the human body, alongside carbohydrates and protein. It plays an important role in maintaining overall health, including the provision of energy, insulation, and protecting vital organs. Dietary fat is a concentrated source of energy and is necessary for the absorption of certain vitamins, such as vitamins

Macronutrients: Part 2 – Protein

February 17, 2023

Protein serves as the major building blocks of cells; specifically important in building bones, muscles, cartilage, and skin. Proteins have several key functions: They help us fix cells that need fixing and build new cells we need built. A protein compound carries oxygen throughout the body and is responsible for ensuring we have the oxygen

Macronutrients: Part 1 – Carbohydrates

February 10, 2023

Carbs have a bad reputation. But they are essential for our living and function. To help you make better choices on how to best fuel your body, we’re going to give you an understanding what a carbohydrate is, how and why it has earned a bad reputation, what carbs are best for health, and considerations

Macronutrients: Introduction

February 2, 2023

The beginning few months of the year are a popular time to talk about diet and nutrition. Afterall, many people make that new years’ resolution to lose a few pounds. You may have heard about these different diets: keto, paleo, carnivore, whole-food and plant based. For many of them the key differences comes down to