Is Gluten Making You Moody? 

I decided to give up gluten last year during my elimination diet to figure out what was making me so sick. Turns out, it was dairy. But just for a second, let me turn this car around. Because guess what? Even though I didn’t feel the same severity of effects with gluten, it never made […]

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What is “normal” ?

What is “normal” when it comes to health? I think we can all agree that the answer is different for everybody. But one trend I do notice is people’s tendency to settle for their “normal” instead of optimal. I, for example, find it “normal” to be bloated after eating. Other people find it “normal” to have headaches […]

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Professional Designations in the Nutrition World 

This is something I haven’t thought of much, but now I am brought to ponder it, due to some recent events regarding my soon-to-be professional designation.  I am a student at the Calgary School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN). The views I am sharing in this post are mine and mine alone, based on my individual […]

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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 12

Well, I guess my self-care routine yesterday worked, because today I am back to my usual awesomeness! I got a really solid sleep last night and I woke up feeling bright and light. I had a feeling it would be a better morning for photos, and thankfully it was! It’s been 12 weeks of intense […]

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10 Amazing Summer Popsicle Ideas!

What I love so much about summer is that it brings out my “inner kid”. Playing in playgrounds, running in the sunshine, and exercising myself into an afternoon flop on the couch! Another thing that brings out my inner summer child: popsicles. They are easy to make and so versatile! But I’ve been able to […]

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