Welcome to our blog, where we offer our insight and advice on common areas of challenge, frequently asked questions, and other health related hot topics. We hope you learn a few key things while you’re here that spark your motivation to lead a healthy and full life. Happy reading!
During the teenage years, when our bone maturation accelerates, it is particularly important to support bone health through healthy dietary and exercise habits. But when the maintenance phase is entered in adult life, all hope is not lost - there is a lot we can do to protect and even strengthen our bones.
In this day and age (with the birth of technology many years behind us), real, up-to-date, nutrition and food science exists in a sea of myths and outdated information. One of the most common myths is that consuming certain types of food will cause fat gain (or prevent fat loss). For example, a “bad food” (such as a cheeseburger from a fast-food restaurant) will cause fat storage, where as a “good food” (such as a bowl of fresh salad topped with wild salmon) will not. Due to this widely spread belief, clean eating meal plans and programs for weight loss emerged.
The food we eat can have a significant impact on our lives. It can enhance our quality of life by improving things like mental cognition and quality of sleep. It can also help us recover faster between workouts. But when not effectively consumed, food can also have a negative impact – causing low energy, decreased sense of well-being and of course, excess weight gain.
Fresh, whole fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. Leafy green vegetables, in particular, are brimming with fibre, vitamins, minerals and plant-based substances shown to promote health and well-being. While chowing down on a large green salad several days a week is one way to fit greens into your diet, this meal choice is not a go-to for everyone. For those looking for a unique way to sneak these nutrition powerhouses into their diet, consider whipping up a green smoothie.
At MacroNutrition, we focus on taking a balanced approach to achieving your goals. We understand that food and eating is, and should remain, an important social and cultural aspect of a happy life. We do not believe in prescribing restrictive meal plans or radical lifestyle changes to help you reach your goals. Instead, we strive to work with you to create a flexible, enjoyable and sustainable lifestyle that will efficiently (and painlessly!) assist you in reaching your personal goals. We believe in #FoodFreedom.