We all know that our diet and eating habits play a big role in our overall health. If you are an athlete or active person, your eating habits also play an essential part in your training and progression. However, with messages all around telling us what and how much to eat, it can become hard […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition

November 15, 2022

Signs You Should Change Your Eating Habits

What is a DEXA scan? Do I need to get one? In honour of World Osteoporosis Day last week on October 20th, let’s talk about bone health. Healthy bones are essential to living a long and quality life. Thus, we should make it a priority to take care of our bones. If you are looking […]

Eating Disorders, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

October 24, 2022

Should You Get a DEXA Scan?

With all of the sports nutrition information out there, things can start to get overwhelming. Not to mention, we are constantly told to be on the lookout for diet culture and misinformation. How are we supposed to know what to do, what to eat, and what information to trust? Today, let’s take it back to […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

June 6, 2022

5 Nutrition Tips for Active Women

Losing your period as a female athlete is, unfortunately, a pretty common experience. Less common is the conversation around what this means for your health and athletic performance. Losing your period, may seem like a convenience at first. However, the long-term impacts of hypothalamic amenorrhea, or loss of your period, are not worth it. What […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

May 24, 2022

Losing Your Period As An Athlete

Attention runners – it’s time to talk about one of the biggest myths out there in the running community: thin = fast.  Where does this idea of thin = fast come from? For some athletes, this concept may have first been introduced by a well-meaning coach or a parent. For others, the media may be […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

April 4, 2022

Why Thin Does Not Equal Fast

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Hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) describes the lack of a menstrual period for 3+ months, or a menstrual cycle consistently longer than 45 days. Losing your period for a while may seem like a blessing at first. However, developing HA can mean that your body is not functioning properly for one reason or another. All in all, […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

February 21, 2022

What is Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

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Intuitive eating can have a place in an active lifestyle. It can seem counterintuitive to set aside the calorie counting apps and fitness trackers when looking to achieve our goals in the gym. However, meticulous tracking and calculating is not necessary in the world of health and fitness. In fact, simply listening to your body, […]

Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

January 31, 2022

Active Women and Intuitive Eating

What motivates you to exercise? Depending on your reasons, it may be time to adjust your mindset. Intuitive exercise is engaging in a workout based on what your body needs and enjoys. You may have heard of intuitive eating. Intuitive exercise follows the same principles of connecting and listening to your mind and body to […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

December 15, 2021

Are You Practicing Intuitive Exercise?

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Bone health is often something we don’t pay much attention to when we’re young. We don’t typically think about the importance of it until we age and the consequences become our reality. Unfortunately, in contrast, the majority of the impact that we have on our bone health occurs at a much younger age. In fact, […]

Eating Disorders, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

November 29, 2021

Bone Health and Injury Prevention

Fad diets and social media have popularized the low-fat diet and often support avoiding fats wherever we can. You may have also heard terms like “healthy fat” and are unsure if you’re meeting the recommendations for a healthy diet. In today’s blog, we break down the myths about dietary fat and how much fat active […]

Eating Disorders, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

November 1, 2021

Dietary Fat Myths and How Much You Really Need in Your Diet

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