Thoughts on the New Canada's Food Guide

Overall, the new changes to the Canada’s Food Guide are more in line with what Bodzii and I have been teaching and promoting all along. The guide may not satisfy everyone depending on what “nutrition camp” you belong to such as keto, paleo or even elite athletes. It is not meant to be a one size fits all model, rather based on evidence in nutrition what a balanced diet looks like for a healthy normal human

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Stephanie Boville
How Much Protein Do You Need for Your Hormone Health

What are proteins and how do they help us?

Proteins are made of amino acids, which are known as the building blocks for a healthy and efficiently functioning body. These amino acids join together to enhance the overall functioning of your body. We need protein to regulate blood flow and they are responsible for producing neurotransmitters, neurons, hormones, enzymes, and antibodies, without which our body completely fails to function like it should.

Adequate amounts of protein help replace worn out cells in your body and transport essential nutrients from one organ to another. Furthermore, it also aids in repairing your body and promoting growth. Protein increases the levels of hormone glucagon in your body, which help control body fat, and converts “lazy fat” cells into energy.

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Daily Rituals

See if this sounds like you: Do you wake-up to your phone as an alarm clock? Turn off the alarm, and then immediately check your emails? Your mind immediately fires off things that need to get done that day, errands you need to run, etc..  Adrenaline fills your body and you hit the ground running.  

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