Category: Nutrition

Allergies Acting Up? Help is Here!

2013-04-26

Spring flowers are finally blooming across Ontario, which is just one more sign that spring allergy season will soon be upon us. How do you stay healthy this spring, without allowing your itchy eyes, stuffy nose, and scratchy throat to interfere with your fitness routine? Well, one way is to work out indoors… at your …

Boost Your Bone Health at WFCC

2013-04-17

One great benefit of exercise is improving bone health. Our skeletons are the foundations of our bodies, and it’s tough to lead an active, fulfilling life if your bones are brittle or weak. Women are especially susceptible to osteoporosis as they age. Their bones can become more porous and vulnerable to breakage or shattering unless …

What – And How – To Eat This Spring

2013-04-02

Spring is here. (No, really, it is!) And it’s time to start taking advantage of spring produce, so as to get the best of what the season has to offer. To that end, Foodland Ontario has a great chart of what fruits and vegetables commonly arrive by month. To find out about April, just look …

Passover? Holy Week? Still Want To Eat Healthy? Read On!

2013-03-25

Like any holiday season, Passover and Holy Week can be a challenge for people trying to eat whole, healthy foods. Brisket! Matzoh ball soup! Devilled eggs! Carrot cake! And when considering the restrictions on leavened foods and grains that dictate Passover cuisine, your go-to party and potluck dishes might be out the window come Seder …

Do You Really Need Those Giant Vitamin Pills? Read This And Find Out.

2013-03-11

With the grey weather persisting outside, it’s easy to worry about not getting enough Vitamin D — and not processing calcium and magnesium effectively, as a result. But are vitamin supplements really the answer? Walking down the vitamin aisle at your local grocery or health food store can be confusing and daunting. Here’s the skinny …

Let’s Talk About Juice, Baby!

2013-03-06

Let’s talk about juice. Your kids love it, but you know it’s loaded with sugar. Also, it generates a ton of waste — those juiceboxes, plastic bottles, and cartons are just about the least fun things to crush down into the recycling bin. But the only alternative is to start making your own. So, is …

Guest Post: The Truth about Eating and Fitness

2013-02-05

Today we have a guest post from our very own WFCC nutritionist, Maria Pawlicka, who works hard with our members to develop amazing recipes and nutrition plans to help them look and feel their best! If you’d like to work with Maria, please feel free to get in touch with her by email or by …

Guest Post: What’s In Your Grocery Cart? Learn to Shop Like a Nutritionist.

2012-09-03

This is a guest post by Lori Kennedy of WOW! Weight Loss, the nutrition program available at all WFCC clubs. Find out more at their website, or follow them on Twitter @woww8loss! If you’re interested in getting into a healthy eating groove, you can email Lori directly, too. Grocery shopping is a favorite pastime of …

Your Dinner Made Healthy in 5 Easy Steps (plus a great recipe!)

2012-08-26

This is a guest post by Lori Kennedy of WOW! Weight Loss, the nutrition program available at all WFCC clubs. Find out more at their website, or follow them on Twitter @woww8loss! If you’re interested in getting into a healthy eating groove, you can email Lori directly, too. Do think you’re eating healthy meals, but …

5 Steps to Curb Closet Eating

2012-08-13

This is a guest post by Lori Kennedy of WOW! Weight Loss, the nutrition program available at all WFCC clubs. Find out more at their website, or follow them on Twitter @woww8loss! If you’re interested in getting into a healthy eating groove, you can email Lori directly, too. Do the following statements describe you? I …