Weight Loss 101: Stop Snacking
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One of the most common issues that I see in my daily practice is the belief that eating 5-6 times per day is a necessary and healthy habit. While there are no hard and fast rules on how many times … Read More

Supplements 101: Multivitamins
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated to reflect current views and research. What are multivitamins? Multivitamins, available in the form of tablets, capsules, powders, … Read More

Saturated Fat: What You Don’t Know
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In the world of nutrition, people like things to be black and white: All carbs are evil! Eggs raise cholesterol! Beef is high in saturated fat, eat lettuce instead! Unfortunately for the dogmatism in all of us, the world of … Read More

Coconut Oil: It’s (Still) Healthy
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated in light of the recent news denouncing the consumption of coconut oil. Which fats and oils are … Read More

The Health Benefits of Eggs
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  The content of this article was originally published on The Huffington Post in March 2013. Spoiler alert! Eggs are not bad for your cholesterol, nor are they bad for your health. Feel free to take my word for it, … Read More

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat: The Real Take-Home Message
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  In case you missed the news last week, How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat, historical documents from the 1960s have been found that prove the Sugar industry paid Harvard Scientists to blame heart disease on saturated fat. … Read More

Top Supplements for Strength
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As a Nutrition Coach and Strongman competitor, I’m constantly being asked about the best supplements for increasing strength. Before delving into such a topic, it’s important to understand the reality of investing in supplements: Supplements do not make you stronger, … Read More

Eat Well, Save Money
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This article was originally published at The Huffington Post “Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I … Read More

Organic Meat: Worth the Cost?
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Article from Inside Fitness Magazine, APRIL 2016 [ INSIDEFITNESSMAG.COM ] 152-153 KNOW THY LABEL From “organic” to “grass-fed” and beyond, we explore the true meaning behind the claims made on meat BY DAIN WALLIS @CanadasNutritionCoach   In one hand, I … Read More

Shocking News: Sucralose Isn’t A Health Food
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  There’s a new study demonizing the artificial sweetener sucralose that is circulating on social media with the following headlines: “A Scary New Reason to Avoid Splenda” “Study links Splenda to higher risk of leukemia” “New Study: Splenda causes cancer; … Read More

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