Nutrition Category

Gluten-free Vegetarian-Emma Galloway
New Zealander chef, mom and food blogger Emma Galloway was raised on the values of local and seasonal food by a family that grew much of its own vegetables with organic permaculture methods. Discovering that her children had food allergies prompted her to become creative in developing and sharing gluten-free vegetarian recipes, which was the kernel for her site “My Darling Lemon Thyme”. Parvati Magazine interviews her about her unique perspective on healthy eating. Parvati Magazine: How did growing up vegetarian and eating from your own garden influence your relationshipRead More
Ellie Krieger is an American nutritionist who has worked alongside Michelle Obama on her “Let’s Move” campaign and hosts the television cooking series “Ellie’s Real Good Food”. Parvati Magazine talked with Ellie about transitioning to a wholesome, nutrition-packed diet. Parvati Magazine: What does “real, good food” mean to you and what inspired this as your brand? Ellie Krieger: I always love a play on words, and food that is both real and good has multiple meanings that speak to my core food philosophy. Said together “real good” describes food thatRead More
Spring Vegtables, Laura Wright, The First Mess
Laura is a culinary school graduate with extensive experience in the restaurant industry and an appreciation for agriculture, which has influenced her passion for cooking plant-based foods. Laura believes staying connected to the Earth is an important aspect of our health. Parvati Magazine caught up with Laura to talk about her passion for cooking, her seasonal approach to diet and the inspiration behind her cookbooks. Parvati Magazine: It’s clear from your work that food is a real delight for you. When did you first know you wanted to make itRead More
Nutrition_The Full Helping-Falafel-Fattoush
Gena Hamshaw is the architect behind “The Full Helping”, a popular website that educates people on the health benefits of plant based eating. Parvati Magazine caught up with her to talk about eating whole, nutrient dense foods with a focus on living a richer, more fulfilling life. Parvati Magazine: Many people can relate to your story. What would you say was the catalyst to begin your healing journey? Gena Hamshaw: For me, the catalyst to healing was wanting to live a richer, fuller, bigger life. Anorexia kept me closed offRead More
Plant Based Pixie-health at every size-Plant Based Pixie
Pixie Turner (Plantbased Pixie) is an award-winning food blogger, writer and speaker. Parvati Magazine caught up with her to talk about nutrition, coaching and how consistent, daily actions can create significant change in our lives. Parvati Magazine: You mention on your website that you are “an advocate for health at every size”. What does this mean and how do you apply this in your work as a nutritionist? Pixie Turner: As a nutritionist, I don’t prescribe weight loss as an intervention. I focus on implementing healthful behaviours and offering non-stigmatisingRead More
Keto Diet Leanne Vogel Healthful Pursuit
Leanne Vogel is the architect behind Healthful Pursuit, a popular website that educates people on the health benefits of the ketogenic or keto diet. Parvati Magazine’s Nutrition Editor, Karl MacPhee, caught up with her to talk about the health benefits of eating whole, nutrient dense foods with a focus on ketones, fat and finding the right approach for your body. Pavarti Magazine: There’s so much I want to ask you, but I think it would be appropriate to start off with the ketogenic diet. What is your definition of theRead More
Krista Scott-Dixon is the Director of Curriculum at Precision Nutrition, one of the top online nutrition coaching and coach certification programs in the world. Parvati Magazine caught up with her to talk about nutrition, coaching and how consistent daily actions can create significant change in our lives. Parvati Magazine: What would you say is the main philosophy behind the Precision Nutrition approach to health and wellness? Krista Scott-Dixon: The main philosophy is basically this: ● Do something. Knowledge is great, but only action can create change. ● Do what youRead More
Kathy Patalsky is the author and cook behind the very popular lifestyle blog Happy Healthy Life. After trying her “Favourite Stuffed Sweet Potato” Recipe, Parvati Magazine caught up with her to talk about nutrition, vegan recipes and blogging. Parvati Magazine: Your website is filled with beautiful photos of delicious food and your passion for what you do is present throughout the site. How did you know that becoming a vegan food blogger was the right thing to do? Kathy Patalsky: When I started my blog, it was really more ofRead More
Lemongrass was never something I kept in my kitchen, until lately. Over the summer I had a few delicious soups, curries and thai dishes flavoured with the zesty herb. This piqued my curiosity to try cooking with the green at home. When a friend pointed me towards Sprouted Kitchen, I came across Sara Forte, who shares savoury and sweet recipes on her blog, social media platforms and in her books: 2012’s Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods and 2015’s Bowl + Spoon. Forte describes her love of foodRead More
Parvati Magazine is delighted to introduce Vancouver-based nutritionist Aura Ziv, RNC CPT, as a contributing editor for the Nutrition column. Aura helps people all over the world to make healthy choices and get free from emotional eating. This month, Aura spoke about oils with celebrity chef Rob Feenie. Rob is High Chef at the Vancouver location of the Cactus Club Cafe, a trendy Canadian restaurant chain offering the best in global cuisine using local, fresh ingredients. Learn from Aura and Rob which oils will provide the best complement and healthRead More