February 16, 2019

Canada’s New Food Guide: Yay or Nay?

It’s about time that Canada updated its Food Guide. Since its creation in 1942, the food guide has only been revised seven times with the last revision done in 2007. When Canada’s Official Food Rules were first introduced the intention behind them was to fatten up Canadian soldiers participating in World War II. Canadians were […]

Hack Your Sugar Addiction

Experts believe that sugar consumption is a major cause of obesity and many chronic diseases, such as diabetes. Not only that but consuming too much sugar has been linked to a ton of different symptoms including headaches, fatigue, trouble concentrating, increased thirst and more.  On this episode of What the Hack?! Podcast Dr. Nathalie chats […]

The Benefits of Block Fasting

For thousands of years, ancient cultures around the world have used fasting as a means of healing the body during times of sickness. To this day, some cultures continue to believe that restricting food intake is a path to obtaining mental clarity and spiritual awakening. In Western society,intermittent fasting, a modern spin on the concept […]

Coconut Oil & Coffee? 3 Awesome Benefits of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, there is no doubt that you have heard of the immense benefits of coconut oil, and its multiple uses— from safer cooking to skincare to its ability to help you shed pounds, there are literally dozens of uses for it. Despite some backlash about its rising popularity recently, […]