Nutrition & Recipes

Intermittent Fasting is arguably one of the biggest health trends in recent years and has been associated with numerous related benefits.  I wrote about this topic over a year ago (check my original blog here) and thought now would be a great opportunity to revisit...

As a continuation from my Carbohydrate 101 article, I have broken down another well-known macronutrient called protein.  In this post, I will take you through what proteins are, how they are created, and some common foods that contain them. What are proteins? Proteins are organic compounds made...

Our favorite super foods are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, that minimize the cell damage that can lead to heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases. Although one of the best ways to stay healthy is to eat a wide variety of vitamin-rich foods,...

One of the biggest struggles when trying to optimize one’s lifestyle is transforming nutritional habits.  By far, the most common questions I get as a coach and friend are related to food composition, the what of nutrition.  What are good proteins? Fats? What is fibre?...

Salads are a fantastic way to get at least four servings of vegetables a day. As a vegetarian of three decades, turned vegan, they're a daily staple for me. Today I'm sharing tips to help you build a nutrition-packed salad that will have you coming...

[fvplayer src="https://deerfields.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/DeerFields-Medium-AB-discusses-health-benefits-of-coffee.mov" width="854" height="480"] Coffee. For some it is the elixir of life, and for the majority, the preferred fuel to get the human body going. Statistics show coffee consumption has gradually increased over the years peaking at 4.87 million 60 Kg bags being sold in...

In recent months, more light is being shined on an eating pattern known as Intermittent Fasting. Some famous individuals like Terry Crews and Joe Rogan have come forth to personally testify to the effects of intermittent fasting. But just what is it? Intermittent Fasting is a term...

A staple of nutritional advice is to avoid sugar and refined grain products, due to the risk of obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dysbiosis and a host of other health risks. The emergence of the Atkin's Diet (AD) and the Paleo Diet (PD) that eliminates all...

Salads are always in season! I make this one regularly to enjoy as a protein packed lunch or post-workout snack. Give it a try! Ingredients: 1 540 mL can of lentils rinsed and drained| 1/2 cup Kalamata olives chopped 1/2 cup onion chopped 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes halved 1/2 cup...

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