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 […]
Get the Facts on 3 Common Sport Supplements In support of Canadian Men’s Health Week, Dietitians of Canada has released a factsheet that challenges common myths about nutrition for athletic performance. The third annual Men’s Health Week, organized by the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation, is taking place between June 13-19th. From protein powders to […]
As summer heats up, so do recreational and competitive sports such as running, triathlon, and cycling. What are the top challenges facing athletes during endurance training and competition?
Listen to my podcast where you will learn how nutrition plays a vital role in keeping your eyes healthy. Healthy eye nutrition prevents macular degeneration which is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in adults. The key lifestyle factors you can do to prevent macular degeneration is to quit smoking and wear sunglasses. Nutrition also […]
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?