People come to my office all the time because they are concerned about the nutritional adequacy of their diet. Although eating what some call a “ healthy, balanced diet” requires more than just getting enough vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. You do still need to make sure you get enough

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Is there something you can do to encourage your children and/or teenagers to eat healthier? This really is the million-dollar question for many parents, isn’t it? I personally hear queries like this from friends, family and clients alike ALL THE TIME. I’m sure you have too, or you may even

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The Game Changers is the latest in what appears to be a multi-year wave of pro-vegan documentaries airing on Netflix. And it’s working. Veganism is one of the fastest growing societal trends, and I don’t mind it one bit. Loyal readers of this blog will probably recall my guarded but

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I’m once again thrilled to be partnering with the  California Strawberry Commission  and sharing some important information about strawberries from the state that grows more than anywhere else in the world – California. Fortunately for all parties involved, fresh strawberry season in California is robust and stretches from February until

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There are few topics in modern nutrition discourse that  garner as much attention as those related mental health, digestive health or the intricate connection between the two. Gut-brain connection ring a bell? Although nutrition is my obvious hobby horse, what interests me today is the manner in which the state

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The brain is a powerful thing. So powerful in fact that, for many of us, the manner in which we think can be either be of great benefit or great detriment to our quality of life. This is true At least according to Cognitive Behavioural Theory ( and Cognitive Behavioural

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Stop comparing yourself to…….. other dietitians! This one goes out to all of my fellow RDs. Today’s very special guest article is written for you, by a lovely dietitian by the name of Jess Serdikoff Jess is concerned about how dietitian’s view and treat themselves, so she’s decided she wants

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Is there any evidence that food measurably lowers bodily signs of inflammation? My Australian friend Izzy, more formally known as Dr. Isobelle Smith, posed an interesting question to me during an Instagram chat last week.  My predictable response –  let’s write a blog and find out! For myself personally, the timing

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With the release of my 5 Ingredient Pescatarian Cook Book just over a week away, it’s time to really flex my mussels. Today’s recipe, detailed below in all its glory, features mussels in curried coconut milk. Mussels, for those who may not know, are very much a “Seafood Superfood” and

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