January 8th, 2021

Plasti-what? Microplastics found in the human placenta

recent study was just published that identified microplastics in the presence of human placentas.

December 30th, 2020

New Year, New You?

Are you someone that makes New Year's Resolutions? I am! While I know you can make changes at any time of the year, there's something about a new year that just sparks a need to make a big change.

December 9th, 2020

Finding Time To Reach Your Goals

Did you know that the average Canadian (18+) watches 25 hours of TV per week? That's just over 3 hours a day! You could make a complete meal, workout, and shower with that time.

December 1st, 2020

Foods To Avoid To Lower Risk Of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects older adults and is the most common form of dementia.

November 25th, 2020

The Grocery Shopping Spectrum

Do you shop for groceries? How do you determine what to buy? There are likely several factors that influence what you choose to buy at the supermarket and where you buy.

November 19th, 2020

About Vitamin D & COVID-19

At the time of posting, many news outlets have linked Vitamin D deficiency with increased COVID-19 severity. In one study, more than 80% of patients who were hospitalized for severe COVID-19 had Vitamin D deficiency. Could taking Vitamin D somehow prevent or reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections?

November 10th, 2020

Time To Get N.E.A.T.

Most people think that in order to lose weight, they have to dedicate time to work out and exercise. While there are many benefits to exercise, for most individuals - weight loss isn't one of them. One review suggests that some weight loss (around 5 lbs) may occur, but weight loss on an individual level is highly variable.

October 31st, 2020

Sleep - how much do you need?

How much sleep do we need? While my favourite answer is "it all depends", most adults will require between 7-9 hours of sleep per day.

October 22nd, 2020

The Answer To Almost Everything In Life...

While most of what I've learned in pharmacy school is buried somewhere deep in the abyss of my brain, one particular memory manages to stand out. Business Management was a mandatory course, and our professor said to us one day, "The answer to most things in life is...

October 10, 2020

How I got here - My Personal Journey

When I was little, I did not decide that I was going to become a pharmacist, nutritionist, and health/lifestyle coach to help people. Like many others, my aspirations changed on a whim and also depended on my mood, my hobbies, and even the TV shows I watched at the time.

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