Notes from Nutrition Lecture

March 15th, Victoria Wellness had the pleasure of hosting another great nutrition lecture from Anneke of Dani Health The lecture was entitled ‘Starving Yourself Fat’ and focussed on dieting, metabolism and how starvation diets have a detrimental effect on not only your overall health, but your weight loss efforts as well. Thank you Meaghan for […]

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Antioxidant ‘Superfoods’

Danielle Van Schaick BASc, RD, CPT Registered Dietitian, Lead Dietitian Professional Speaker Foods high in antioxidants are regarded as the ‘superfoods’ of choice – the magic foods that will give us health and longevity! The best of them are found in fruits and vegetables, but what about these ‘superfoods’ we’ve been hearing about? What are […]

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What Gets You Moving?

I sometimes wonder what gets and keeps people involved in exercise programs.  At my studio, clients comes from all walks of life with a varied exercise history.  Some have exercised their whole lives in various forms, whether it be sports when they were in school or activities taken up later in life.  Some have a […]

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Am I getting enough? Too much? Quick Nutrition Check for Protein

Am I getting enough? Too much?  Quick Nutrition Check for Protein Danielle Van Schaick BASc, RD, CPT Registered Dietitian, Lead Dietitian Professional Speaker 1) Begin by calculating how much protein you should be getting on a daily basis. My Minimum Daily Protein Needs = Weight in pounds x 0.8 grams divided by 2.2 What about […]

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Taking Stock and Moving Forward

A new year is underway. This is a time when people will make New Year’s resolutions. I don’t make new year’s resolutions, but I do like to “take stock”. I like to reflect on the past year, at least with respect to my fitness/nutrition. Have I achieved what I had hoped? If not, then what […]

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