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 Bodybuilding.com and The Huffington Post, all of Dain’s publications can be found here.

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Organic food or Gimmick food?

This article was originally published on The Huffington Post.   Ah, organic food. Mysteriously pretentious. Some people swear by organic food to avoid the “hidden dangers” of conventional products, whereas others completely ignore anything organic, equating the term organic with expensive.   Regardless of the variety of opinions, the organic industry in Canada is alive…
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Food Labels: Meaningful or Marketing?

Food labels became mandatory in Canada for all prepackaged foods on December 12, 2007 (large companies were required to comply earlier in 2005). Nutrition Facts Labels were first implemented by the US in 1994. The goal of these labels is inform the consumer about their food chocies. The Food and Drugs Act (FDA) of Canada states the…

How to Eat Right With a Hectic Schedule

I travel a lot, both professionally and personally, and although it is definitely more challenging to eat healthy on the road, it is far from impossible. At the end of the day it comes down to what is more important for you: your unique health and lifestyle goals, or saving a few minutes and just…

Is A High-Protein Diet Dangerous?

I’ve been getting a bit of flak lately about the dietary protein intake that I’ve been recommending. Somebody recently said to me that they read that we can only absorb 30g of protein per meal, so eating more is a waste. This information is false.  In my research to back-up my claim, I came across an…

How To Grocery Shop. Seriously.

As a quick follow-up to my posting on Nutrition Facts Labels, I wanted to write-up a quick article on how to grocery shop. This may sound silly, but a lot of people, especially young people, have no idea what to do or where to go when they enter a supermarket. I’m going to keep this…