Seafood

Which Sustainable and Seasonal Fish To Enjoy This Summer

Which Sustainable and Seasonal Fish To Enjoy This Summer

Last month I shared my thoughts on Five Steps to Becoming a Sustainable Seafood Foodie. Last week in my inbox, the Centre for Food Safety sent me their thoughts on The Best Sustainable Fish To Eat In The Summer. Coincidentally, their article also included their […]

5 Sustainable Seafood Foodie Tips

5 Sustainable Seafood Foodie Tips

World Oceans Day is almost here! On June 8th people all around the world, from Australia to Canada, will be celebrating World’s Ocean Day in different ways. For me, the best way to celebrate our ocean is to show our appreciation for the food it […]

What Your Health Professional Should Be Telling You About Food Sustainability

What Your Health Professional Should Be Telling You About Food Sustainability

I was asked to write an article for the Dietitians Association of Australia’s Vegetarian Interest Group. The topic was food sustainability for health professionals. As consumers become increasingly concerned about the link between dietary consumption and environmental impact, it is important that their trusted health […]

My Top 5 Sustainable and Iconically Canadian Foods

My Top 5 Sustainable and Iconically Canadian Foods

The Sochi Winter Olympic Games gave rise to my first, entirely watched game of hockey. It was for the men’s’ gold – Canada vs. Sweden. The 3:30am wake up call brought forward my new found appreciation for the game. I am not sure if it […]

Canada Approves GMO Salmon Eggs

Canada Approves GMO Salmon Eggs

Its been more than 15 years in the making, and now it has hit our shores. AquAdvantage salmon is the first animal genetically modified (GM) for food purposes. It is prized for its ability to grow twice as fast when compared to other farmed salmon, […]

Celebrating World Oceans Day With BC’s Spot Prawns

Celebrating World Oceans Day With BC’s Spot Prawns

You may remember a few months ago I discussed sustainable seafood options in Australia in Seafood: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Prawn lovers may have been upset to find that prawns where an unsustainable seafood choice due to their destructive fishing methods. This […]

How To Get Your Omega-3’s – For The Vegetarians

How To Get Your Omega-3’s – For The Vegetarians

Long dispelled are the myths of inadequate protein intake in vegetarian diets as we know now that a balanced and varied vegetarian diet, containing nuts, seeds, organic tofu, eggs, legumes and quinoa will provide us with all our body needs. One query that continues to […]

Seafood: Greenpeace Ranks Your Tuna

Seafood: Greenpeace Ranks Your Tuna

Canned tuna must be one of the most widely recommended foods in dealing with people who are trying to watch their waistline. There is good reason as well! One can usually provides as much protein as a small steak and is usually a lower calorie […]

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

It is not eating meat that is the problem, it is the amount of meat we eat. The human race has progressed from eating meat a few times a week, to a few times a day – and this progression has happened over a very […]

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Last week I was grateful to be asked to speak at a local Yoga Retreat run by my friend and yoga teacher, Alexa Nether. The retreat was held at the beautiful Clarendon Forest Retreat just a 30 minute drive inland from Forster. There was a […]

Seafood: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Seafood: The good, the bad, and the ugly

As the world’s population grows, with it grows the demand for seafood. With 2.6 billion people depending on fish as 20% of their protein intake, sustainable seafood has become an increasingly important topic. Sustainable seafood refers to fish or shellfish that has reached our plates […]

Seafood: Is There Something Fishy About Fish Farms?

Seafood: Is There Something Fishy About Fish Farms?

Health practitioners have good reason to encourage consumption of fish and seafood. The omega-3 fatty acid rich, low saturated fat protein has been shown to have numerous benefits for cardiovascular health and inflammatory conditions. As we consume more of this protein we need to start […]