Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 46: Common Health Myths & Beliefs

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In today’s episode, Freyja and Dain sit down to discuss some very common health myths and beliefs: Is Intermittent Fasting effective for weight loss? Are your 6 hours of sleep really enough? Do you have to be totally pain-free to … Read More

Embracing Caloric Restriction for Weight Loss

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Caloric restriction has become somewhat controversial. With Social Media at the helm of daily influence, tight bodies abound but mental health and eating disorders are very real concerns. Mere mention of the word ‘restriction’ elicits a visceral stress response in … Read More

Frozen Vegetables For The Win

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From a young age, most of us are encouraged to eat our vegetables. Despite this early emphasis, most children and adults alike fail to meet the daily recommendations for these important sources of nutrients (7-10 servings of fruit/veg). Before diving … Read More

Stop Snacking to Lose Weight

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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 … 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 food is one giant … 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 best … 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, or read … 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

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

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