healthy eating

Could sugar be feeding your depression?

Could sugar be feeding your depression?

It's highly addictive and wreaks havoc on our bodies. We all know too well that sugar is a bad guy. It can affect our teeth, our weight, the clarity of our skin and many other aspects of our health. But could we go so far as to say that it's impact reaches beyond our physical health, and negatively affects our mental health? Some scientist believe this could be the case.

What's in your lunchbox?

What's in your lunchbox?

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I had the time to eat healthier”? One of the top reasons people say they cannot eat healthy is because they lack the time. Each day, we seem to get busier and busier but we cannot let that be an excuse to not eating. You may not have the time to prepare large and extravagant healthy meals but you do have the time to eat right. This post is for those of us that are interested in eating healthy, but have busy schedules that limit us from eating the way we should.

Here are some tips and tricks that can help you adopt a healthier diet. 

The Coffee Debate: Is caffeine good or bad for your mental health?

The Coffee Debate: Is caffeine good or bad for your mental health?

Do you like to start your day off without a nice, warm cup(s) of coffee or grande latte each morning? There are many controversies regarding caffeine and its risks and benefits. In this post I turned to the literature to provide an evidence-based understanding of caffeine’s effects on mental health. Coffee is a highly consumed beverage and due to it’s mildly addictive properties, it is hard to resist! Caffeine is the most popular and widely available drug in the world, thus it is an important topic to discuss.

Healthy Workplace Meals - Guest Post

Healthy Workplace Meals - Guest Post

It was recently Healthy Workplaces Week and we are lucky to have received some fun and useful tips and recipes for healthy workplace meals from the writer of Feast with Sophie, a new and delicious vegetarian food blog. Check out her other recipes here and read on for some great ideas for healthy workplace snacks! Thanks so much for your suggestions Sophie!

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain!

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain!

We have been thinking a lot lately about how our diets shape our mental health. We have many questions – what should we be eating? What should we avoid? 

We have been fortunate to have the opportunity to ask our questions to the Food Coach, Tzabia Segal,  clinical nutritionist, life coach and weight loss specialist. Check out her answers and tips for healthy eating for a healthy brain!