Category Archives: Melanie Grime

Holistic nutrition blog by Melanie Grimes, Canadian School of Natural Nutrition graduate

Get More Sleep

Melanie Grime/ November 9, 2015/ Melanie Grime

Over the years, our lives have become more hectic and fast-paced than ever before. We are working to earn a living, taking care of our homes, raising children, trying to socialize and still have time for ourselves. We are constantly being bombarded with external stimuli, from television and computers, to phones and PDAs. Many of us are so accustomed to giving and receiving

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Ditch the Junk! Take the 7 Day Eat Real Food Challenge

admin/ November 6, 2015/ Melanie Grime

Do you realize how much processed food you are eating?  Have you ever known anyone who says that they don’t eat processed food but then take a swig out of their Nestle Iced Tea bottle, or take another handful of their microwave popcorn? I see it all the time with new clients. “I don’t eat processed food,” they say.  I

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Tired Of Drinking Water… Try This Metabolic Boosting Drink Instead

admin/ November 6, 2015/ Melanie Grime

There are a lot of different drinks out there… a lot of claims for fat loss, enhanced energy, vitamin boosting and a whole bunch of other lies that isn’t possible in a processed drink. Save your money. Still, you might be thinking to yourself but Mel, I’m so tired and bored with drinking just water. I drink so much water

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3 Ways to Get Rid Of Refined Carbs in Your Diet

admin/ November 6, 2015/ Melanie Grime

What Are Refined Carbs? Refined carbohydrates are carbs that have been highly processed leading to their whole-grain being removed. This process also removes the beneficial nutrients such as fiber, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. When you eat refined carbs, you are giving your body empty calories whereas you should be focusing on eating foods that are going to nourish your

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5 Fattening Lies You Have Been Told

admin/ November 6, 2015/ Melanie Grime

There is no shortage of health and weight loss claims. We are being bombarded by clever marketing from food companies who manipulate the truth so much so that even nutritionists are having a hard time figuring it all out. As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist with 4 years of expertise in whole foods, digestion and weight loss I’m blowing the whistle

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3 Reasons To Stop Eating Cereal… And What To Replace It With

admin/ November 6, 2015/ Melanie Grime

You wake up late because you had a horrible night’s sleep, so instead of taking the extra 3 minutes to have eggs or make a shake you quickly chug down a bowl of cereal or eat a bagel (same as cereal). The box of cereal claimed that it was whole grain (as was the bagel) so you wrongly believe that

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