A gluten-free diet doesn't mean all your meals need to be eaten at home. Let me show you where and how to eat gluten-free in Calgary! For those of you who have worked with me in the past, it's likely we've talked about a diet that is free from wheat and gluten. While that bias remains, one of the more challenging aspects of adopting a … [Read more...]
Eat For Energy
Do you know which foods are sapping your energy?
The first step in regaining your energy and overcoming fatigue is identifying exactly which foods make you tired. This is not as simple as eating so-called “healthy” foods and avoiding the “unhealthy” foods. That advice will only get you so far.
The foods that cause fatigue in you are different than the foods that cause fatigue in your friend.
You need to move beyond diets and nutrition plans. You need to identify exactly which foods give you energy and which foods make you tired. I'll show you how!
Take a look below to see some of our most recent posts on how you can Eat For Energy!
Ensuring your blood sugar is balanced will prevent diabetes. But did you know that irregularities or fluctuations in your blood sugar could also lead to chronic fatigue syndrome? The blood sugar-fatigue connection is not as simple as the relationship between cortisol and insulin. A quick reminder for new readers, insulin is a hormone that is … [Read more...]
The wheat industry wants you to believe that gluten and other grain-based foods are healthy. The gluten-free crowd wants you to believe that gluten is evil. But how healthy is either of these products, really? I'm confident it will come as no surprise to you that in order to beat fatigue and start flourishing you're going to need adequate levels … [Read more...]
Red meat causes cancer, diabetes, and heart disease - so says the media. But is that what the research suggests? There's likely no more controversial food than red meat. There are those who believe that you should never consume red meat. And others who think you should follow a carnivorous diet - eating almost exclusively red meat. As always, … [Read more...]
If you've been diagnosed with celiac disease, have a family history of chronic illness, and generally feel awful every time you eat bread, it's safe to say that gluten adds to your fatigue. But what about if your only symptom is a mild level of fatigue? Could gluten be the hidden cause of your fatigue? The simplest answer is: maybe. If you … [Read more...]
Your friend went keto and felt amazing. But whenever you try to keto, you feel nauseous, fatigued, and just plain awful. What's going on? How could a keto diet make you tired? You went on a keto diet to improve your fatigue. But now you're more tired than before you started. Sound familiar? I see this phenomenon happen regularly. It's very … [Read more...]
The health world is abuzz with the benefits of intermittent fasting. But will those with chronic fatigue syndrome get the same benefits? Or could intermittent fasting actually make you more tired? For the uninitiated, intermittent fasting is voluntarily withholding food intake for a short period of time. Fasting, as I'm sure you're already … [Read more...]
If you have chronic fatigue syndrome, should you go paleo, keto, high carb, low carb, moderate carb, Atkins, South Beach, or follow some other nutrition plan? What actually is the best diet for chronic fatigue syndrome? If you're at all familiar with my work, you'll know that I believe individuality is key when it comes to your nutrition plan. … [Read more...]