Nutrition 101

  • How to Plan Easy Summer Snacks

    During summer we all eat differently from the rest of the year. High temperatures, holidays, and a lot of outdoor activities require an adapted eating routine. We are also usually less motivated to cook during the summer, both because of interrupted schedules and higher temperatures that make tur... View Post
  • Beating the Heat: Quick & Easy Tips for Having an Energetic Summer

    We all know that what we eat can make a big difference in our energy each day. And that is extra true in the summer, when the unbearable heat can seem to sap all our energy.   Recommendations for a basic healthy diet do not change in the summer: balanced meals, lots of veggies, and healthy fats ... View Post
  • Protein: The Building Blocks of Life

    Proteins are one of the three macromolecules and are the building blocks of life. They are made of amino acids, nine of which are essential and not able to be produced by our body. This means they have to be taken with food. Proteins have a long list of responsibilities in our bodies, starting from cell growth to oxygen supply, production of hormones and much more. We can take protein with food. Different sources of protein offer different qualities. Animal food has a higher protein concentration than plant-based food, but plant-based foods can be combined wisely to offer the same protein quantities. View Post