Rooting for Root Vegetables

Easily digestible, food-for-thought from Eat Well Halifax, Nicole Marchand! As the fall and winter approach, we naturally begin to crave foods higher in carbohydrates (sugar). Although this was historically done to help build insulation (extra fat stores) under the skin for protection throughout the winter months, root vegetables are still an excellent addition to our…

Hydration & Activity

Today’s blog post comes from our Dietitian, Nicole Marchand.  Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! —– As a group exercise instructor and a bicyclist, I can be physically active up to 2-3 hours/day and staying hydrated is incredibly important. Furthermore, with the increasing number of people exercising outdoors as higher summer temperatures approach, it seemed fitting to write…