Why I Only Eat Poutine in Quebec (Or Why the 80/20 Rule is Bullshit)

January is often the time of year when people get on the healthy eating bandwagon. Doing a Whole30 or 21 Day Sugar Detox are excellent ways to re-establish your health. But what happens after your 30-day challenge? Do you stick to your new strict eating habits all the time? Or are you going to do … Continue reading

11 Tips to Bust Your CrossFit Rut!

You think you’ve got this CrossFit thing down. You’re going to the gym three or four times per week and you’ve got the diet thing right most of the time. And yet you still are not making progress. What gives? Here are 11 mistakes you might be making and how to fix them.   1. … Continue reading

Eating Vegetables Is Weird!

Defending Your Right To Love Broccoli You’re sitting in the staff room eating lunch. Leftovers always taste better the next day and so you’ve planned a week’s worth of lunches. Today’s lunch consists of pork chops, roasted Brussels sprouts and mashed cauliflower. Your co-worker sits down beside you with her lunch of fat-free deli meat … Continue reading

Crisco’s A No-Go!

Crisco is probably one of the first big, brand name processed trans-fats. It was originally used to make soap and candles. Thanks to hydrogenation this cottonseed oil became an edible lard-like product. The name Crisco is a bit of an acronym for crystallized cottonseed oil. Yummy! Crisco and the Proctor & Gamble company heralded in … Continue reading