Wondering how much calcium you need per day? If your intake of calcium-rich foods might be low, or your doctor has suggested a calcium supplement here is some Registered Dietitian advice on how to choose a calcium supplement. Why is calcium important? Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It is key for […]
1. As a dietitian why do you love smoothies? Many Canadians fall short in their fruit and veggie consumption and smoothies are a great way to get more of the key vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients into your diet that prevent chronic disease and increase health. Smoothies are a great solution for breakfast on the […]
This year the culinary trend for food focuses on environmental sustainability, local sourcing, healthful meals, nutrition and natural ingredients/minimally processed food. Here are three food trends you can expect to see in restaurants, coffee shops, health food stores and grocery stores:
Listen to my podcast where you will learn all about nutrition for preventing prostate cancer: According to the Canadian Cancer Society 1 in 7 men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. The good news is there are key things that you can do in your diet to significantly reduce your risk.
The grocery stores, pharmacies and supplement stores are full of more supplements than ever before. But the question is do we need more vitamins and minerals and if so, which ones?