July 31, 2019

Intuitive eating vs. macro tracking, which is better? 

If you follow me on instagram @marissaliana, A lot of you guys know that I’ve recently made the switch to intuitive eating after tracking macros religiously for 4 years. Macro tracking is different from calorie coun...

January 24, 2019

What I Think Of Canada's New Food Guide. It has been over 40 years since Canada has updated its dietary recommendations for the public.

January 22, 2019

Did you know that a poor-functioning digestive system is the root cause to many pathogenic conditions like skin issues such as acne, eczema and psoriasis, auto-immune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto's, Crohn's and colitis, allergies, depression, and poo...

January 18, 2019

As a nutritionist and someone who has had a love for fitness for over 10 years, I understand how much of a roll nutrition plays in affecting your progress in the gym.

Today I wanted to talk to you guys about the importance of a well-balanced post-workout meal, and what...

December 10, 2018

Today's nutrition topic, due to popular demand: what hormones affect weight gain/weight loss and body composition.

For the purpose of length and efficiency, today I will be talking only about 5 of the main hormones that affect weight gain/weight loss and body compositio...

December 8, 2018

Keeping the body’s pH in balance helps to create the optimal internal environment for overall good health. Studies have shown that maintaining a balanced internal pH can improve immune health, reduce inflammation, promote glowing skin and reduce acne, prevent degenerat...

October 10, 2018

If you are a gym-goer, chances are you have heard the rave about pre-workout. While some swear by it (and often depend on it), others insist that coffee is all you need to improve your workout. 

In this blog I wanted to distinguish the differences between coffee and pre...

October 4, 2018

You need this protein waffle recipe in your life, so here it is!


  • 1 scoop vegan protein powder (I use VEGA, genuine health or sun warrior) - note: has to be plant based protein powder or the recipe/consistency will not work.

  • 30 g gluten free panc...

October 4, 2018

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)-not the actual problem?

Have you been told you have IBS by your general practitioner? I was there, and it was HELLA frustrating because GPs diagnose you with this only when they actually have NO clue what’s going on (basically once they’...

May 10, 2018

So you have been told you should go on the birth control pill as a method to control your acne, manage your heavy period, or regulate your cycle. Did you know that this is actually just masking an underlying hormonal imbalance, without addressing the root cause of the...

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