Do you often set goals with great aspirations to achieve them, find yourself successful for the first 2 to 3 months and then fall off the wagon – AGAIN!!! You are not alone. It happens to all of us. Whether your goals are short term [Read more...]
Did you know you can eat cheese and still lose weight? Cheese made from goat’s milk is lower in saturated fat in comparison to cow’s cheese, and it’s high in [Read more...]
This years Nutrition Month theme is ” Get the Real Deal on your Meal”. It is so confusing and even frustrating for many people who are given mixed messages about what to eat and what not to eat to lose weight, stay healthy and to live a long and vibrant life. Some people believe [Read more...]
Refrigerating the salsa and marinade for this dish gives the flavors a chance to blend, allowing for the utmost in taste satisfaction. You’ll love the unexpected pairing of sweet fruit with savory basil in the salsa. [Read more...]
- 1/4 pound smoked trout fillet, skinned and broken into pieces
- 1/2 cup 1 percent low-fat cottage cheese
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion [Read more...]
Dietitians of Canada staff have worked creatively to make nutrition labeling messages come alive. Take some time to watch their five part series on nutrition labeling. And if you’ve ever wondered about what to expect [Read more...]
March is Nutrition Month here at The Fitness Firm.
Check out the Message Board inside the gym for; [Read more...]
EatRight Ontario wants to help you improve your health and quality of life through healthy eating. This service provides easy-to-use nutrition information to help you make healthier food choices. Registered Dietitians provide EatRight Ontario visitors [Read more...]
Honestly, one of my favourite foods are eggs. They are easy to prepare and can be prepared in so many ways, they are tasty, affordable and best of all…. SO nutritious!!! When all else fails for dinner, you can always fall back on your dear friend – eggs.
Unfortunately, eggs have a bad reputation because of their high cholesterol. But, in fact, eggs do not raise blood cholesterol in most people – in fact, they’re actually even good for your heart. [Read more...]
All seafood has something good to offer. But sardines (a name given to many small fish in the herring family) are a top choice across the board.
Sardines are one of the richest sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fats—richer than canned tuna and many fish oil supplements. And because sardine populations are [Read more...]