Category Archives: Healthy Living

Demystifying Fats: Why Healthy Fats Should be Part of your Diet

From talk shows to newspaper articles to social media, the advice on when to add, or subtract, fat from our plate is continually changing. These mixed messages, combined with the latest trendy diets, can be confusing. Our bodies need fat to stay healthy.  But the types of fats we should include in our diet, and their […]

5 Healthy Ways to Manage Stress

You probably know someone who’s undergoing a stressful situation. Perhaps you’re dealing with one right now and are looking for ways to cope and manage. Stress affects everyone; it’s actually a natural response for how our brains and bodies react to demands or stressors. But learning to manage stress is important to our overall wellbeing. […]

8 Tips for Healthy Snacking to Help You Stay on Track

You’ve made it through January and the novelty of your new year’s resolutions are starting to wear off. It’s cold outside and all you want to do is eat some delicious but not always healthy food to get you through to your next meal. Although snacking may have developed a “bad image”, it could be […]

What Should I Worry About? The Number of Calories or the Type of Calories?

Imagine you and a friend are trying to lose weight, and are given a daily allowance of calories, say 1,800 per day. You choose to eat vegetables, whole grains, lean meats etc. in that amount. Your friend instead chooses to eat burgers, colas, cookies and so on. Who do you think would fare better after […]