Dementia is becoming an increasingly prevalent reality in our aging population. I’ve seen first hand how it can affect those you care about, and it’s scary. The question I always like to ask, in the face of such concerns, is what role does nutrition play in prevention. Before we get

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I think it goes without saying that the most fascinating and sought-after effect that caffeine offers the majority of its consumers is an increase in physical and/or mental performance. It’s one of the world’s favourite pick-me-ups! Yes, many of us indulge in our daily coffee and tea rituals because of

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Fresh off the presses, a Journal Of The American Medical Association (JAMA) paper has found that more eggs and especially more cholesterol in your diet increases risk of heart disease and death. In what seems like one of the most contentious and controversial back and forth debates in contemporary nutrition,

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Is breakfast everything we were told it was growing up? Once regarded as gospel, questions now swirl around whether or not breakfast truly is the “most important meal of the day”. I’m going to attempt to answer that question combining my own personal views, clinical insights from my practice and,

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As many of you may recall from my previous article on the topic, there is an emerging body of evidence suggesting that a daily serving of 5 California prunes can improve bone health by reducing physiological markers of bone turnover in post-menopausal women. But what is the science behind this

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The potential health benefits associated with intermittent fasting continue to be a topic of great interest to myself, my clients and the public at large. I’ve admitted in a previous blog post that, although I don’t regularly adhere to fasting principles, I do engage in fasting on occasion if I

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As a registered dietitian, choosing brands to align with is far from monkey business. In fact, my longtime followers will be keenly aware of the fact that I rarely highlight or promote products on my social media page or website at all. But hey, when the shoe fits, you gotta

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According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue in any given year and by the age of 40, there is a 50% chance you will either have or have had a mental illness. Anxiety affects about 5% of Canadians with at

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