June 1, 2010

Nutrition for Athletes: Preventing and Reducing Inflammation

As athletes we are pre-disposed to increased inflammation in our muscles and joints from the added stress of exercise, especially if we are endurance athletes. The […]
June 1, 2010

Ask A Nutritionist (May/June 2010) – Caffeine

Caffeine is quite the buzz with runners.  In this issue of the Running Room Magazine I discussed some the concerns with caffeine consumption. Q:  How much […]
June 1, 2010

Spring Running Successes

Prior to starting this triathlon season I set two new Personal Bests in running, in the Sporting Life 10k (45:56) and the Mississauga Half Marathon (1:44:55) […]
May 30, 2010

Green Tea – A Natural Sun Block

Plant extracts have been widely used as topical applications for wound healing, anti-aging and in disease treatments. Plants used for this purpose share a common character: […]
May 18, 2010

Healthy Eating – Easy!

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult. I recently read “Smart people don’t count calories, they make their calories count!” I think this is […]
May 4, 2010

Success Story – Tom Kern

“HEAL has improved the quality of life for the Kern Family! Tara Postnikoff gave my two sons Sean, 20, and Ethan, 18, as well as Gill […]
May 4, 2010

Energy Snack Bars

Tired of spending $3-$4 on energy bars that can be little more than chocolate or candy bars? Why not try making your own custom bars to […]
April 18, 2010

Spring Cleaning – from the inside out!

Why you can benefit from a Spring Cleanse What is Detoxification and Cleansing? Cleansing and detoxification is definitely a hot topic today and very timely for […]
April 4, 2010

Success Story – Wayne Johnston

“Tara took my wife and I to our local supermarket so that we could see if we were buying and eating the right foods. The visit […]