Started as a passion project in 2013, the Fit in a FAT World Nutrition Blog has since helped launch Dain’s reputation as an industry-leading Health Coach both in Toronto and across Canada. A former contributor to several media outlets including and The Huffington Post, all of Dain’s publications can be found here.

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Nutrition 101: A Simple Guide to Food Prep

  Dietary success doesn’t come from meal plans or willpower, but instead comes about with the right mindset and habits. The key foundational habit is having the right food around and readily available, otherwise known as the process of food prep. This doesn’t mean eating broccoli and chicken every day, but instead means you have…
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How To Measure Body Weight Without Going Insane

From a young age, we are taught that a lower number on the scale is a good thing. As we navigate through the pressures of adolescence, body weight often becomes correlated with self-worth: If you measure body weight and perceive the number as high, you think you are fat, and if you are fat, you…
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Do you need a Nutrition Coach, Nutritionist or Dietitian?

There are several different professionals who help people with food and diet, but the terms Nutrition Coach, Nutritionist or Dietitian are not interchangeable. To help you determine which kind of nutrition expert you need, let’s break down the differences.
what is a nutrition coach

What is a Nutrition Coach?

If you landed on this page, you’re likely looking for someone who can help you with your health and fitness goals. In a nutshell, this is the short answer the to question “What is a Nutrition Coach?” More specifically however, a Nutrition Coach, otherwise know as a Health Coach, is a health practitioner who helps…
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Stop Snacking to Lose Weight

One of the most common issues that I see in my daily practice as a Nutrition & Health Coach 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 a person should eat in a day, eating less…

Supplements 101: Multivitamins

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, and liquids, contain an assortment of vitamins and minerals each included at a dose below the…