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Electrolytes: The Unsung Heroes of Nutritional Balance

In the world of nutrition, we often hear about macronutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, as well as essential vitamins and minerals. However, one crucial aspect that often goes unnoticed is the role of electrolytes. These unsung heroes play a vital role in maintaining proper hydration, supporting nerve function, and ensuring muscle contractions. In this…

Build the Perfect Smoothie

Smoothies are a perfect option for a healthy and balanced meal replacement. If you’re short on time, looking for a refreshing snack after a workout, or even a tasty dessert alternative, this guide will help make sure you have everything on hand for smoothies. Before we get into building the perfect smoothie, let’s make sure…

Best Recipe Websites for Meal Prep

Are you stuck in a meal prep rut? It happens to the best of us. No more chicken, broccoli and rice, please!! Having a few go-to websites (or cookbooks) can be handy to keep your meal prep interesting and inspiring. Here are our top three meal prep blogs: Sweet Peas and Saffron We love this…

Metabolic Adaptation
Why do we often give clients more calories before taking them away?

Many people seek the support of a nutrition coach when they have tried numerous things on their own and have not had long-term success. When we start working with new clients who have a long history of dieting, we often start by bringing their calories up to maintenance. Maintenance is a calculation of how many…

Holiday Recipe Guide 2021

Only a few more sleeps until Christmas! If you still haven’t solidified your holiday dinner menu, check out some of the recipes that we’ve picked out below. We’ve chosen some creative options as well as a few healthier versions of traditional recipes! Appies Some tasty pre-dinner bites to hold the crowd over while dinner is cooking….


Bringing Veggies into Breakfast

Nutritional Coaching


Fitting in More Fibre

When I found out that popcorn is actually healthy, it blew my mind. Anyone else? Of course, the crunchy, airy, movie snack has a bad rep because of all the butter (or butter flavouring – whatever that is…) and salt that it’s typically covered in. However, air-popped popcorn itself is actually a whole grain food…


My Relationship with Food: A Journey to Loving Myself

by Heather Davey, F + F Nutrition Coach I have always wanted to become a nutrition coach on some level or another. Growing up Ihave had my own struggles with food and body image. I have been told that I eat too much. I eattoo fast. I wasn’t allowed to leave the table until all…


Jumping for Ginger

Ginger has been used across many forms of traditional medicine to help various symptoms such as an upset stomach, common colds, and nausea. If you’ve ever wondered why the taste and smell of ginger is so strong and distinct, you may be interested to know that the culprit is a naturally occurring oil called gingerol….


Calling on Calcium

It’s common knowledge that calcium is good for your bones and prevents osteoporosis. We’ve also all been told that that dairy is rich in this essential mineral. We’re not here to discount any of these facts, but rather to expand on them a little… The role calcium plays In order to circulate blood, move our…

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