#NutritionMonth Food Fuels Energy, Kids Learning and Preventative Health On the surface, food can look simply as just a source of nutrition. In reality for all Canadian Dietitians food is about nourishment. Food nourishes growth in children, health and physical activity performance. It also nourishes workplace productivity, social fun and family connection. As a Calgary […]
Heart health dietitian advice on what to eat for heart health, high cholesterol and high blood pressure If you are confused about what you should be eating to keep your heart healthy, you are not alone. All of the conflicting information about nutrition makes it difficult to figure out what to eat to help protect […]
Nutrition plays a major role in reducing many of the risk factors for heart disease. Making healthy eating choices is not only important to keep your blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure healthy it greatly influences your ability to manage a healthy weight and protect against diabetes.
What is diabetes? Type 1 diabetes, which occurs most often in children and adolescents, occurs when the body is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that ensures your body can deal with blood sugar properly. By far the most common type of diabetes is Type 2 diabetes, in which the body does not […]
Listen to my monthly radio program with Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today for our segment, “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. Listen to Episode 49 Part 1 Here: Nutrition for Gout Listen to Episode 49 Part 2 Here: Nutrition for Gout One in thirty Canadians has gout, which […]