Ottawa Race Weekend Meal Plan on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Many of us are gearing up for race weekend, whether you are running or walking your nutrition plays a large role in your performance. We have some incredible meal ideas for you What to Eat Before the Race: Morning Run – First thing to remember is to stick to what you are used to. Testing […]

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Super Duper Super Bowl Appetizers on CTV Morning Live!

You can truly still enjoy the Super Bowl with all of these delicious and healthier alternatives to appetizers! 1. Black Bean Dip Ingredients: • 2 cans (14-15 oz) black beans, rinsed well • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped • 1 clove garlic, minced • ½ jalapeno, seeds removed and diced […]

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Fuel for Runners: Healthy Snacks Before and After your Workout

HIGH PERFORMANCE NUTRITION: FUELLING FOR IMPROVED HEALTH AND ENDURANCE Natasha will be doing a Sports Nutrition Workshop for runners at Mountain Equipment Co-op at 6:30pm May 14th. To learn more visit: The better you fuel your body, the more energy your muscles can store, the faster you recover, and therefore, the harder you can train. Your […]

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Sports Nutrition Interview: “If it Fits your Macros” Diet. Is it healthy?

All about IIFYM We were happy to have Carleton Journalism students come by our office last month to learn more about the “If it Fits your Macros” or IIFYM diet. They were covering the story of a female body builder and her training and diet methods in preparation for competition. Our Family and Sports Nutritionist, Natasha […]

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Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Are you finishing your workout with a brightly coloured sports drink in order to replenish those electrolytes you lost sweating? These beverages do supply some electrolytes, but they also supply a lot more that you definitely don’t want. Here’s what you’re getting: Artificial Colours- May cause allergy reactions or a worsening of asthma symptoms, exactly […]

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