Posts From Julie Daniluk, R.H.N.

Winter Comfort Foods – Great Recipes to Curb Your Carb Cravings

December 20, 2022

The Science Behind Ingredients That Curb Our Cravings Winter in Canada can often leave us wondering who shut off our energy supply and replaced it with the urge to load up on carbs. Up to 35% of Canadians report suffering from dwindling energy levels during the long dark months of snow and ice.

Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight with the Anti-Inflammatory Menu

August 24, 2022

Are you concerned that your food cravings increase as the weather turns cold? For thousands of years, humans have consumed vast quantities of food in the fall in order to survive food shortages in the winter.

A Taste of Wild Things: Foraging for the First Foods of Spring

March 22, 2022

Have you ever looked at a wild plant and wondered if it was edible? It’s amazing that even if you live in the heart of...

Life After Sugar: A Consumer’s Guide to Alternative Sweeteners

January 1, 2022

Updated January 1st, 2022 Refined carbohydrates are often called empty calories. Actually, they’re worse than “empty” – they’re comparable to credit cards that create nutritional...

Capture the Flavours of Fall: Fermenting, Freezing, and Dehydrating

September 6, 2021

A long time contributor to Vitality Magazine, nutritionist Julie Daniluk has dedicated the last 15 years to breaking up with sugar. She confesses to being...

Super Summer Smoothies: For Cleansing and Replenishing the Body

May 26, 2021

Do you find in the summer that you just don’t feel up to eating big meals? Consider making a cool smoothie instead and supply your...

The Ketogenic Diet: Pros and Pitfalls of a Low-Carb / High-Fat Regimen

January 10, 2021

(Updated January 10 / 2021) If you have been following a healthy menu (like the one outlined in my Hot Detox Plan), and still feel...

Fragrant Spices Bring Heat and Medicine to Winter Dining

December 3, 2020

(Updated November 23, 2020: Endorsed by the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition) The culinary and medicinal powers of spices have been known by herbalists, healers,...

SUPERFOODS FOR LONGEVITY: Specialties Favoured by Long-Lived People Around the World

December 19, 2019

Do you want to live to be 110? You might be surprised by how many people are reluctant to answer that question with enthusiasm. One...

WINTER MEALS THAT HEAL: Curative Spices, Healing Soups, Steamed Greens

November 30, 2019

Article endorsed by Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (Updated Dec. 5, 2019) Ten years ago, I had terrible inflammation in my digestive tract caused by...

BALANCE YOUR HORMONES with Cures from the Kitchen

February 26, 2019

Did you know that there is a link between hormone imbalance, inflammation, and weight gain? Considering that we tend to put most of our weight on between November and February,

Recipe: Ginger Kimchi

October 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature: “The Ketogenic Diet” This recipe is from my dear friend Marni Wasserman, the culinary nutritionist who co-hosts the Ultimate Health Podcast and is...

Recipe: Crush Your Cravings Pesto

October 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature: “The Ketogenic Diet” Here’s a pesto that will please your taste buds while it crushes your cravings! Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil (or...

Recipe: Salad Pizza on a Cauliflower Crust

October 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature: “The Ketogenic Diet” Cauliflower is a good source of vitamin B complex, C, and fibre, all of which are great for detoxification. Cauliflower...

Recipe: Leek Frittata

October 1, 2017

From the Vitality Food Feature: “The Ketogenic Diet” With a flavour best described as green onion with a strong garlic smell, leeks are used in many recipes such...

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