Holistic Nutritionist

Hello Everyone,

My name is Melanie and I am a Holistic Nutritionist, my passion is helping you to get healthy through eating. I will provide you with a personalized diet plan that will meet your needs, goals and desires in a new level. I will work with you personally getting a more in depth look through a detailed Lifestyle assessment and Nutritional Profile. These assessments will allow me to create a feeling of wellness stemming from within you.

I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.


Monday, October 25, 2010

The trouble with Ego

Ego gets in the way of so many of life's major decisions. There are situations in your life that would be so different if you took your ego out of it. Find happiness without ego, find love without ego, find yourself without ego.
Release your fears of what other people think, how people will act and judge you. There are people who will always judge you, and they are judging you because they are afraid to look at themselves.
Be good to yourself and others, next time you find yourself in a tough situation with a person, place or thing, ask yourself "what would love do here?"


Friday, October 22, 2010


We have all heard that water is good for you, and how much it will help you and your body, well everything you have heard is true. Drinking water will help make your joints feel better, it will keep you feeling good, it keeps headaches at bay. Water helps our bodies to digest and eliminate toxins, process foods and get rid of wastes.

There are a few mental note to make when drinking your water.
1. it should never be cold, cold water "extinguishes" the stomachs acidity and makes digesting foods hard on the body, and creates a lot of gas and bloating
2. Should never be drunk with a meal again for the same reasons. If you must drink fluid with your meal drink small amounts of room temperature water.
3. Lemon and water is the best possible thing to drink in the morning, but not throughout the day, make it a morning thing
4. Water that you buy that is flavoured...not good hello aspartame!
5. Tap water is best when it is filtered as it does have metal in it, buy a filter instead of multiple plastic bottles
6. Before popping a painkiller for your head drink 500ml's of water and wait 20 minutes!

Thursday, October 21, 2010


I have been giving a lot of people meal plans recently and there is a lot of questions and talk about Quinoa, Here's the scoop.

Quinoa pronounced (keen - wa) Is an ancient grain from South America, known for its filling qualities and high nutritional value, it is a very rugged hearty plant that grows up to 4000 meters above sea level, way up in the Andes. Its well knows for its protein content and has a very filling and grounding effect on the body.

Cooking Quinoa is just like cooking rice, it takes less time however. 2:1 Ratio of water to Quinoa. Put the pot on the stove, water and grains in together and bring it to a boil, lower the heat and watch as the quinoa absorbs it all.

Quinoa can be enjoyed for breakfast with a little maple syrup, lunch with a little teriyaki, dinner as a nice bed for a beautiful smoked salmon fillet.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Finding the Magic Chuckle

In life there are moments when you plead why did this happen to me, or what did I do to deserve this. I suggest you try and find the magic chuckle in this situation. There is always something to learn and something to laugh about. It might not happen instantly, but if you look hard enough you can find it in every situation. Try to see both sides, try to indulge in a laugh, a sweet release, a simple HAHAHA will help.
Don't use food to make yourself feel better, because it won't, love yourself and be happy with where you are, and where you are going, have patience.