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Tag: Nutrition

Can you believe it’s that time of the year again? Leave for work in darkness, head home from work in darkness. You might notice that the end of Daylight Savings Time means it’s just that little bit harder to keep up with some healthy habits you picked up over the summer like biking at sunset…

Get ready to sleep better this winter because we’re opening our first-ever sleep boutique in Bedford, Nova Scotia! Part clinic, part retail store, our new Bedford location is where you can shop (and test!) our favourite sleep solutions, all complemented by the same services and level of care as our other locations—and it’s only a…

It’s fall… AGAIN! While I’m already counting down the months until next summer and that summer weather, it can feel nice to cozy up in a big sweatshirt and drink some hot apple cider. And there’s one more thing that makes the anticipatory season to winter that much better: Thanksgiving. To be honest, leading up…

I cannot even begin to tell you how many people I see who beat themselves up about eating late at night. “My biggest problem is I can’t seem to stop snacking at night,” or, “I try not to eat after 7:00 p.m.” are two of the most common comments I hear. To be perfectly honest…

Tzippy Bernstein, in-house dietitian, back for the last post in our Sleep & Hormones series. We’ve already learned about ghrelin, leptin and cortisol, but there’s one more hormone we need to really keep our eye on when it comes to weight, appetite and the risk of chronic disease: Insulin. Insulin is our sugar-regulating hormone. It’s…

How many times have you felt like the burden is on you when it comes to managing your weight and regulating your appetite? “I have no willpower”, “I have no self-control”, “I don’t have the energy” are common thoughts that bog us down when it comes to making healthy choices related to food and portions,…