Stop Snacking to Lose Weight

Are your habits sabotaging your weight-loss success?Here’s the one simple change that can help: Stop. Snacking. One of the most common issues that I see in my daily practice as a Nutrition & Health Coach is the belief that eating … Read More

Saturated Fat: What You Don’t Know

In the world of nutrition, people like things to be black and white: All carbs are evil! Eggs raise cholesterol! Beef is high in saturated fat, eat lettuce instead! Unfortunately for the dogmatism in all of us, the world of … Read More

Coconut Oil: It’s (Still) Healthy
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated in light of the recent news denouncing the consumption of coconut oil. Which fats and oils are … Read More

The Health Benefits of Eggs

  The content of this article was originally published on The Huffington Post in March 2013. Spoiler alert! Eggs are not bad for your cholesterol, nor are they bad for your health. Feel free to take my word for it, … Read More

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat: The Real Take-Home Message

  In case you missed the news last week, How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat, historical documents from the 1960s have been found that prove the Sugar industry paid Harvard Scientists to blame heart disease on saturated fat. … Read More

Eat Well, Save Money

This article was originally published at The Huffington Post “Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I … Read More

Organic Meat: Worth the Cost?

Article from Inside Fitness Magazine, APRIL 2016 [ INSIDEFITNESSMAG.COM ] 152-153 KNOW THY LABEL From “organic” to “grass-fed” and beyond, we explore the true meaning behind the claims made on meat BY DAIN WALLIS @CanadasNutritionCoach   In one hand, I … Read More

Strongman Nutrition: How To Eat For Strength

When I began competing in Strongman at the age of 24, I was eating everything in sight without any real idea of how to eat for strength. My diet consisted of frozen foods, lots of pork, and whatever I could … Read More

How To Prevent Aging Through Diet and Exercise

Aging is a natural part of the human existence and whether we like it or not, here is the cold, hard truth: We peak physically in our twenties and have to be increasingly vigilant as we age to maintain our … Read More

Marketing 101: Organic is… A Word!

  This morning I saw someone on Facebook blast an “I told you so” post about how Organic foods are more nutritious/healthier than Conventional foods. Spoiler alert: this is untrue, bogus, poppycock. I won’t elaborate a ton here because I … Read More

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