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Advice from a Registered Dietitian: Vitamin D and COVID-19

Advice from a Registered Dietitian: Vitamin D and COVID-19
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.

Advice from a Registered Dietitian: What Foods Should You Introduce to Your Baby First?

Advice from a Registered Dietitian: What Foods Should You Introduce to Your Baby First?
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...

Advice from a Registered Dietitian: What is the Healthiest Plant-Based Milk Alternative?

Advice from a Registered Dietitian:  What is the Healthiest Plant-Based Milk Alternative?
By: Sarah Casciato, RD, MHSc With so many different plant-based milk alternatives on the market, it poses the following question: which plant-based...

Information About Coffee From A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Information About Coffee From A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
By: Simone Quenneville, RD Coffee: Is it good or bad for you? While winter shows no sign of going away anytime soon, some of us ...

Improving Digestion and IBS: Registered Dietitian Advice

Improving Digestion and IBS: Registered Dietitian Advice
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, RD  If you experience issues like bloating or constipation, there are many dietary factors that may improve digestion. This ...

Fibre (Soluble and Insoluble fibre): Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Fibre (Soluble and Insoluble fibre): Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, Registered Dietitian  Fibre is an important type of carbohydrate to incorporate into our diet because of its many health be...

Omega 3: Essential Fatty Acids - Opinion of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Omega 3: Essential Fatty Acids - Opinion of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
By: Simone Quenneville, RD Many of our clients ask us about essential fatty acids, and specifically omega-3s. This week, our Registered Dietitians ...

Organic Foods: Opinion of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Organic Foods: Opinion of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, RD (Registered Dietitian)  Organic foods are commonly purchased due to the belief that they are superior to conventional foo...

Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds: Listen to a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Health Benefits of Nuts and Seeds: Listen to a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, Registered Dietitian (RD) This week, Mint Nutrition Clinic focuses on why nuts and seeds are an important part of a healthy...

Sleep and Weight Loss: What Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Recommend

Sleep and Weight Loss: What Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Recommend
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, Registered Dietitian (RD) There are various lifestyle factors that can contribute to the success of a weight loss plan. Thi...

Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Healthy?

Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Healthy?
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, Registered Dietitian (RD) Many nutritionists and registered dietitians talk about artificial sweeteners and their health im...

Intermittent Fasting: Myths and Truths

Intermittent Fasting: Myths and Truths
By: Gabrielle Deveaux, Registered Dietitian (RD)   Intermittent fasting has gained popularity in recent years for its potential health benefits. Th...