Diet & Nutrition

5 Not-Boring Healthy Snacks Ideas To Take the Edge Off

It’s a busy Tuesday afternoon. You have no time for a proper lunch but you’re hungry. You want to try and be healthy but now, all you can think about is the Snicker bar your office mate just offered you.   What do you do?   Experts say we have the least amount of food control when we’re emotional, and that includes feeling bored, tired, or overwhelmed. Working for a well-habit brand, I’ve picked up…

Trouble Sleeping? Try Stocking up on These 5 Foods That Are Naturally High in Melatonin

Did you know that some of your seemingly harmless habits could be disrupting your sleep by suppressing your body’s melatonin production? A study by Brigham Women’s Hospital found that something we are all guilty of doing, using electrical lights right before bedtime, can significantly suppress melatonin production.   A call into the common-sense bureau told us that we should cut that out – or rather switch off the lights sooner than right before we climb…

What To Do About Emotional Eating

If there’s something I think we all can agree on it is that we like eating. Who doesn’t, right?   And when we’re under stress, feel bad, or bored, we want to do what we know brings us pleasure… that would be reaching for the nearest comfort foods.   And sometimes, we can overdo it.   A few days here and there of overeating isn’t a cause for alarm, but if eating is your go-to…

Salmon With Spiralized Zucchini Recipe

Every nutritionist and healthy eating expert I know or follow on social media all agree that the best way to make sure we eat well is to prepare our own meals. But, if you’re like me, you can come up with plenty of excuses to avoid the kitchen.   What can I say, it’s not my favorite hobby!  But lately and because I know these nutritionists are right, I’ve been making an effort. Using a blender,…

3 Tips to make intermittent fasting less complicated for newbies

Intermittent fasting (IF) is one of the more popular ways to eat if you’re looking to heal your gut or lose weight. But many who have tried it failed or gave up thinking it is too restrictive and(or) complicated. As a health coach and intermittent faster myself, I can tell you, it doesn’t have to be. I first turned to intermittent fasting because the high-protein diet I was on was driving me batty. Instead of…