Welcome! I invite you to delve into my blog to learn more about the science of nutrition and advance your nutritional wellness today!

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Importance of Omega-3 DHA for Pregnancy

Getting the proper nutrients is important for moms-to-be, but do you know why omega-3 DHA is important during pregnancy, where to find it and how much you need? Read on! What is omega-3 DHA?...

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Difference Between Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats

You have likely heard about omega-3 fats, especially the health benefits from omega-3 rich fatty fish, but what exactly are omega-3 fats, how do they differ from omega-6 fats and why is a balance...

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Healthy Fats for Your Health

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada.  Did you know choosing foods with healthy fats can help lower your risk of heart disease?  Read on to learn more! Fat...

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Is Chocolate Good for Your Health?

With Halloween upon us, we may find ourselves nibbling on a few extra pieces of our favourite chocolate treat.  After all, chocolate is good for you, isn’t it?  Read on to learn more about...

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Introduction to Flavonoids

Flavonoids are plant compounds that may play important roles in health promotion and disease risk reduction.  Read on to learn more! What are flavonoids? Flavonoids are compounds found naturally in various plants that have...

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Is Aspartame Safe to Consume?

Aspartame has received much media attention in recent weeks.  On July 14, 2023, a report was released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and...

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Understanding Vitamin B12

Are you wondering why vitamin B12 is needed to help keep you healthy, where to get it, the recommended amounts and who may be especially at risk of deficiency? Read on. What is it?...

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Dairy Products and Cardiovascular Health

While diet is one of the key factors affecting heart health and dietary intervention is one of the most important strategies for reducing your risk of heart disease; the association between cardiovascular risk and...