Detox teas, detox diets, and juice cleanses have been around in some form for decades, but do they actually do anything? In this blog, we will break down all things “detox” and why you shouldn’t participate.
Advice from a Registered Dietitian: Are The Rumors True? All About TikTok’s Latest Trend, Chlorophyll Water
Thanks to the mega-popular social media app TikTok, “Chlorophyll water” has the spotlight and promises clear skin, effortless weight loss, reduced body odour, and even prevention of cancer. But does the science back up these claims? In this blog post we will explore all the rumors about Chlorophyll water and if it holds up on any of its promises.
As the summer draws near, so does barbeque season. Aside from the classic hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausages, your barbeque might feature plant-based options like veggie burgers or meat alternatives. You might have heard that plant-based meats are the healthier choice, but is that really true? In this blog post we will dive into the nutritional difference between meat and plant-based meat alternatives.
So you need a snack… now what? Having snacks in between meals is a great way to reduce extreme hunger and overeating at meal times. Building a balanced, filling snack using high quality, nutritious foods can help maintain energy levels throughout the day.
Proper nutrition during pregnancy plays a key role in the health, growth, and development of mothers and their babies. While it is almost always advised that pregnant mothers take a prenatal multivitamin, it is also important to get nutrients from food. Following a plant-based diet during pregnancy may make getting enough of certain nutrients more challenging. In this blog post we will explore the key nutrients needed in pregnancy and how to get enough in a plant-based diet!
Advice from a Registered Dietitian: Top Tips for Getting the Most out of your Groceries and Reducing Food Waste at Home
Ever feel like you’re spending too much money on groceries, just for them to go bad in your fridge? You’re not alone. The average Canadian family throws out over $1700 of food every year. Save your hard earned money and use these top tips for getting the most out of your groceries and reducing your food waste at home.
Advice from a Registered Dietitian: Emotional Eating? Here’s how to Know the Difference between Real Hunger and Cravings
Do you find that you're feeling hungry more than usual or that your stomach feels like a "bottomless pit"? You may be dealing with emotional eating.
There are three common reasons why you might eat:
- Helpful hunger cues
- Craving something satisfying
- Emotionally-driven comfort seeking
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking for ways to decrease their risk of contracting the virus. Recently, there have been multiple reports on the connection between vitamin D and COVID-19. Vitamin D is a nutrient which is best known for bone health, but it is also involved in keeping the immune system healthy. It can be found in foods such as eggs, fish, mushrooms, and fortified dairy products. Exposure to sunlight also provides vitamin D outside of the diet.
By: Prianka Rodé, Registered Dietitian Around 6 months of age, your baby may be starting to develop an interest in the food you eat. This is on...
By: Sarah Casciato, RD, MHSc With so many different plant-based milk alternatives on the market, it poses the following question: which plant-based...
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, RD If you experience issues like bloating or constipation, there are many dietary factors that may improve digestion. This ...
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