Help Yourself Detox from Sugar on CTV Morning Live

For many of us the leftover candy at work and at home on the week of Halloween can put us out of balance. Rachel Caven has some ideas on how to bring to all back to balance and help yourself detox from sugar. Catch the segment HERE. For Recipe inspiration look HERE.

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Halloween Blood Sugar Balancing Recipes

The amount of sugar in treats at Halloween can be down right frightening. If you’re looking for a way to help with cravings after the one piece of chocolate we have 2 recipes that can help you out! Awesome Apple Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds • ½ cup coconut milk […]

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Eating for Energy on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Days are starting to get shorter and mornings cooler, yes winter is upon us folks. As the days get darker we often find ourselves reaching for a few extra cups of coffee throughout the day just to keep us moving. Then even with that extra cup of coffee we still feel ourselves hitting that 3 […]

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Food Combinations that you Should Avoid On CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Are you having digestive issue and issues losing weight? You might be combining the incorrect foods without knowing. Here is the scoop: 1. Burgers and Soda: This is one of people’s favourite combos. The sugar in the beverage can cause you to crave more salty and unhealthy high fat foods, not to mention sugary foods. […]

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Prebiotics and Probiotics- What’s the Difference? On CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber that helps to sustain and support the life of other microorganisms, such as Probiotics.   A probiotic is a microorganism that essentially assists the body in processing food in the intestine, by assisting in the absorption of vitamins and minerals.  The job of the probiotic is essentially to keep things moving and […]

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Unlikely Places for Added Sugar on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Sugar CTV 2.0 In an effort to avoid sugar, people are drinking less soft drinks, but not realizing how much sugar is in so called “healthy” foods they continue to consume. There is no Upper Limit for sugar in Canada, however the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association recommend that people limit their […]

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Fridge or Counter Rules for Storing food On CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Does it need to go in the fridge? Are you taking up precious fridge space with foods that would actually last longer and taste better outside of the fridge or maybe you are leading your foods to an early demise by leaving them on the counter? The following foods might surprise when you find out […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes full of Greens on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

This St. Patrick’s day boost your family’s meals with these healthy and fun food ideas. Normally St. Patrick’s day conjures ideas of seas of green beer, fried foods and being over indulgent but it doesn’t need to be. Yes, it is possible incorporate green into breakfast, lunch and dinner without using loads of dyes and […]

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Thanksgiving with a Nutritious Twist on CTV Morning Live!

Thanksgiving Upgraded! Thanksgiving is a good time to reconnect with our friends, family and everyone we love. The traditional foods at Thanksgiving can leave us feeling heavy. Here are some ideas to lighten up dinner and make it easier for all of us to enjoy the time together without collapsing into a coma afterwards. 1. […]

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Is it really healthy? Find out how to spot a fake when it comes to Health Food on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Don’t be Fooled by Fake Foods When trying to make healthier choices for ourselves and our families sometimes it can be tricky to navigate what is available to us in the stores. People should try to have between 25-38g (6-9 tsp) of sugar a day and should stay below 2300 mg or 1 tsp/6g sodium […]

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