The Benefits of Fibre: What You Need to Know

The Benefits of Fibre: What You Need to Know

It’s no secret that we should be eating more fibre. After all, the average American only gets about 15 grams per day, compared to the 25-38 grams recommended by Health Canada. Despite its reputation as an unglamorous nutrient, research has shown that increasing your...
The Plant Protein Fallacy

The Plant Protein Fallacy

Amino Acids All proteins are made up of molecules that act as building blocks called amino acids. There are 20 different amino acids, which are classified as essential and non-essential. Of these, 9 are considered essential, which must be obtained through food; and...
5 Reasons Your Food Bill is Too High

5 Reasons Your Food Bill is Too High

Food can be expensive, but it doesn’t need to be. Living in Victoria is expensive enough as it is, let’s not blow the budget on food! You can save money and eat healthy – we promise. Here are 5 reasons your food bill is too high: Eating out too much – We know the...
Supplements

Supplements

Nowadays, everyone is a supplement rep or “influencer” who swears by the product they’re pushing. We are inundated with supplement marketing everyday, which can make understanding supplements and choosing the right ones extremely challenging. But are supplements...
Why you should go plant-based

Why you should go plant-based

Plant-based eating is all the rage right now! Move over keto, paleo, and intermittent fasting because there’s a new kid in town – that saves animals too! What is it: So what does it mean to eat plant based? Plant-based eating emphasizes consuming...
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

The leaves are falling, school is back, and the pumpkin spice is in the air. Fall is here and we have a simple and delicious breakfast recipe you can start every day with – Pumpkin Spice Pancakes! Ingredients: 1.5 cups almond milk 2 eggs 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 tbsp...