Nutrition plays a major role in reducing many of the risk factors for heart disease. Making healthy eating choices is not only important to keep your blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure healthy it greatly influences your ability to manage a healthy weight and protect against diabetes.
By Andrea Holwegner BSc, RD True hunger We eat for many reasons. We eat in response to both true hunger and emotional hunger. The signs of true hunger may include the stomach rumbles, fatigue, difficulty focusing, food cravings and negative changes in mood. Young children are often fascinating role models of understanding hunger and fullness. […]
Eating Before and During Sports Activities By Andrea Holwegner BSc, RD It’s that time of year again. Time to pull out your bike, in-line skates and running/hiking shoes and enjoy the best of the outdoors. Regardless if you are a gym junkie or pursuing outdoor sports in the hills, mountains, ocean or lakes, nutrition provides […]
By Andrea Holwegner RD, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. – for CBC.ca Shifting your thoughts on nutrition for 2008/h3> Forty to 45 per cent of adults make one or more resolutions each year. We have good intentions but we often find that our focus fades quickly. Before you set your 2008 nutrition resolutions, here are […]
Nutrition ideas to tap into more oomph By Andrea Holwegner RD, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. – for CBC.ca What would YOU do with more energy? What would change in your work or personal life if you had more get-up-and-go? You may be like many people that inherently know that what you eat influences how […]