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Health Canada Releases New Food Guide

Health Canada, after many delays, finally released its new food guide for Canadians this week. While it hits the mark in some specific areas, it still depends on shaky evidence in many other areas. Recommendations to drink water rather than sugar-laden fruit juices and sports drinks is certainly evidence-based.  Sugar as an addictive substance that is [...]

The Holidays with a Low-Carb Lifestyle – It is Entirely Possible!

So, it’s almost Christmas– a time to gather with family and friends at the end of autumn and (almost) before our brutally long Alberta winter sets in!  It is completely possible to stay low-carb during the Holidays, recognizing it is a time to celebrate life, relationships, and good overall health.  It is important to carry [...]

"My new lifestyle has definitely changed me for the better! My energy level and enthusiasm, ability to think more clearly, and sleep so much more soundly were clear benefits of my new lifestyle."

- Damien