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Kathy Smart

Best Selling Author, TV Show Host, Chef, Nutritionist, North America's Gluten- Free Expert, CEO of Live The Smart Way

Kathy Smart certainly lives up to her reputation as a triple threat in the health, wellness and fitness space. She is a registered holistic nutritionist (named the Canadian Holistic Nutritionist of the Year for 2016) and wrote the best-selling cookbook, Live The Smart Way™. Kathy is known as Canada’s Leading Nutrition Expert, is a popular speaker, health and fitness presenter, and the go-to media expert in all things health and wellness. Kathy is a Chatelaine Magazine recipe developer and has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, CTV News, Breakfast TV, Global News, The Social, CH Morning Live, Canada AM and more. In 2014, Kathy was named CTV’s Most Amazing Person and was also honored with an Ottawa Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award.
Pure Maple Syrup Has Some Oh-So-Canadian Health

Pure Maple Syrup Has Some Oh-So-Canadian Health Benefits

Oh, Canada! Our beloved home, and also the home of the liquid gold known the world over as pure maple syrup. Maple syrup is as Canadian as hockey, snow, and our classic red and white. But did you know that this liquid gold also has genuine nutrition benefits?
03/24/2017 01:04 EDT
6 Foods That Increase Your Sex Drive (And 3 That Kill

6 Foods That Increase Your Sex Drive (And 3 That Kill It)

Eating an unhealthy diet can cause many health issues and concerns, but did you know that it can also negatively affect your sex drive? Nutritional deficiencies -- and eating too much of the "bad" stuff -- can wreak havoc with your hormones and vital organs. Here are six foods that will help you to increase your libido, along with three that might leave you without any.
01/23/2017 08:31 EST
Keep Your New Year's Resolutions (By Dropping

Keep Your New Year's Resolutions (By Dropping Them)

We make these resolutions often out of frustration with ourselves for failing to do them last year. We place such high expectations on ourselves to succeed, that we end up stressing out about any shortcomings in our adherence -- and in the process, blowing our 'stress less' goal. Not really off to a good start, are we?
01/04/2017 05:58 EST
Adopt (Or Ditch) These Wellness Trends For A Healthier

Adopt (Or Ditch) These Wellness Trends For A Healthier 2017

As we prepare to ring in the new year, those of us who work within the health and wellness sphere make it our business to identify emerging trends and information so that we can predict what is up and coming, and what is SO 2016.
12/28/2016 03:58 EST
Easy No-Bake Gingerbread Cookie Dough

Easy No-Bake Gingerbread Cookie Dough Balls

One of my favourite ways to consume ginger is in cookie form, although I don't always want to go to the trouble of making them. Don't get me wrong; I love making gingerbread men -- is there a cuter cookie in existence?? -- but sometimes I just want that taste but don't have the time to go all out.
12/20/2016 02:18 EST
Try This Smart Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Christmas Fruit Cake

Try This Smart Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

My mom has been making this fruit cake since I was a little girl. It is moist, rich, dense, gluten-free and dairy-free! Even though I am not a huge fruit cake person myself, make people enjoy this when I give it to them as gift! I find as I get older, I love to give people things I have MADE as opposed to more 'stuff.'
12/14/2016 03:03 EST
Prepare Now To Avoid SAD This

Prepare Now To Avoid SAD This Winter

It's critical that we start thinking about the effects of our long and dark winters on us now, so that we can take the steps needed to ward off the very real mental health challenges that can arise as part and parcel of Seasonal Affective Disorder.
11/14/2016 04:09 EST
5 Fall Foods You Should Be

5 Fall Foods You Should Be Eating

Fall is a time when our diets once again begin to transition -- away from lighter and raw fare, and towards the bounty of autumn. While I'm always sad to say goodbye to fresh berries, leafy greens from my garden and sugar snap peas, I embrace the re-emergence of squash and root vegetables with a vengeance!
11/03/2016 10:32 EDT
My Pumpkin Is Teal For Kids Who Can't Eat Every Halloween

My Pumpkin Is Teal For Kids Who Can't Eat Every Halloween Treat

For children with allergies and conditions like celiac, Halloween can be bittersweet. Nobody wants to spoil the fun or take away the sweet treats from others, but wouldn't it be nice for every child to feel included? We can all help to promote a safer, happier Halloween for everyone by supporting this project.
10/26/2016 01:55 EDT
How To Add Clean (Non-Powder) Protein To Your

How To Add Clean (Non-Powder) Protein To Your Smoothie

Protein powders can be a great way to boost your smoothie's protein content in a flash, but they're not for everyone. Maybe you're confused by the many options available at your health food store, don't love the sometimes chalky texture, are price conscious, or simply prefer to eat whole foods. Regardless of why and with what you want to use to bulk up your smoothie, there are plenty of ways to do it! Here are some of my favourite clean, whole foods, protein options.
09/22/2016 10:58 EDT