The concept of resilience can be hard to define and its relevance to mental health is often missed. Dictionary definitions touch on the capacity to recovery quickly from challenges or setbacks. I tend to think of resilience as our “bounce-back” factor.
Man-Up to Wellness
Let’s talk about “manliness”. One might initially resort to defining manliness as being brave, strong and confident. But the definition or feeling of one’s manliness has changed throughout history and over culture.
Top Nutrients for Men’s Health
Both men and women benefit from eating healthy, balanced meals. However, men have slightly different nutritional needs that are important to address. Zinc Zinc is a vital nutrient in our bodies that helps with gene expression, immunity, wound healing, and protein production.
Top Nutrients for Women’s Health
Women, like men, should enjoy a variety of foods, including whole grains, lean protein, fruits, vegetables, and dairy. However, there are specific nutrient needs that are often forgotten: Calcium Calcium is essential to help repair and build bone. Osteoporosis, a condition of too much bone loss or not enough build up of bone, is four times more likely in women than men and post-menopausal women are at an even greater risk.
8 Mindfulness Tips for Women
Finding balance in our busy lives is essential to well-being. Below you will find a list of tips on how to create balance. These tips are meant to help women navigate their way through their busy lifestyle while still finding room for personal time and growth.
Consider These for Good Gut Health
When it comes to supporting a healthy gut, there are so many factors that play a role, not all of them are widely discussed. Here are three factors you may not have considered for a gut-friendly diet: A diet containing a variety of probiotics. Probiotics are live strains of microorganisms which can offer many health benefits.
The “For You” Diet
I am constantly asked; “what do you know about this diet, my friend lost 20lbs”… or “this diet guarantees 10lbs weight loss, do you? ” As a dietitian it can be challenging to try to stay on top of the current diet trends. Most of our clients turn to us after trying a multitude of other programs.
Four Simple Ways To Incorporate New Foods Into Your Diet
Last week we shared four benefits on incorporating new foods into your diet, now we will share four tips on how to do so! 1) Start small. Introduce one new vegetable or fruit into your diet once per month (or at whatever frequency works best for you).
The Importance of Trying New Foods
There are many reasons why trying new foods is beneficial. You can: Broaden your flavour horizons. What is your favourite food?
7 Reasons to Keep a Food Journal
Journaling food allows you to make a connection between your body and the food you eat. It can help you to improve or even repair your relationship with food and help you to better understand what food and pattern of eating works best for you and your life. From my experience tracking calories alone may hinder your relationship with food.