Omega-3 Supplementation For Liver Health

Doesn’t fat make you… fat? Happy answer, not if you consume the right fats.¬†   From the author: I originally wrote this piece last year when I was just fresh in the nutrition program, and I was very passionate about this subject. Fast forward over a year, I now...

Meat, Canned Veggies & Beans – All In One Burger Patty

Canned veggies make a top choice when having lots of summer BBQ fun!   It’s officially the BBQ season (we’re so excited!) ūüôĆ Burgers are a staple on the grill, but they are often made with lots of red meat. For example, a traditional 4-ounce beef burger patty calls...

Nutrition Guarantee During Quarantine: Frozen and Canned Veggies and Fruits

  You don’t have to compromise your nutrient intake when eating frozen/canned foods.¬†   The pandemic has been keeping us indoors more often than ever. I’m facing this problem that you may be experiencing as well: less access to fresh vegetables and fruits. Just to name some of the...

Savoury Vitamin C Bomb: Mom’s Chinese Grilled Stuffed Peppers

The type of food that tastes SO GOOD¬† and flavourful, that you won’t believe it’s actually¬† — this is it.¬† You can’t beat mom’s recipes. It’s just not possible. While I love investigating all types of cuisines, my mom’s cooking stayed traditionally Chinese. This dish is a stable in...

Top 20 Foods Rich in Vitamin C

You should try to, and very likely could, get your vitamin C directly from foods.   Good news everyone (now if you watched Futurama, please say the words in your head in Dr. Farnsworth’s voice)! Vitamin C is present in large quantities in A LOT of fruits and veggies....

Vitamin C Booster, Happy Hour Edition: Guava Mojitarita

For a drink in the vitamin C series, you might think I’d go with a classic Bloody Mary — and I really coulda. But (IMO) what’s better for a (finally in Canada!) hot summer weekend than a refreshing Mojito? Mojitarita it is! My all time favourite liquor combined with...

Vitamin C: helper of our immunity? Part 1: all about the immune system

Short answer: it is absolutely necessary, but it won’t be your expected “immune booster”. During this strange time of a pandemic, one simple, highly accessible, yet seemingly so powerful nutraceutical substance had been proposed as a treatment in the battle against COVID-19: vitamin C.¬† Currently, many ongoing trials are...