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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As a registered dietitian and former employee of Diabetes Canada, the treatment, management and prevention of Diabetes will always be a topic near and dear to my heart. Given World Diabetes Day was not too long ago, it only makes sense to explore a nutritional topic in diabetes prevention and

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Canada’s new brand new food guide is fresh off the presses and it’s time for me to have my say. One of the biggest criticisms of Canada’s previous food guide was probably in relation to the amount of information it contained relative to the lack of practical, applicable guidance of

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In the second of my three part collaboration with the California Prune Board discussing the connection between prune intake and bone health, I want to put the emphasis today on the New Year. The holidays and New Year period are a time of celebration, but also of reflection and thinking

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After years of it being acknowledged that incorporating soy-based foods offered a cardiovascular benefit, and considering soy’s inclusion in Dr Jenkins’ 2011 portfolio diet study on cholesterol lowering, it came as some surprise that in October 2017, the FDA put in a proposal to revoke soy’s health claim. Here’s a

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There is a great deal of interest surrounding the potential connection between the consumption of soy-based foods and the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. With that in mind, today’s article will aim to explore two major questions: 1. Does soy intake increase one’s risk of thyroid disorders? 2. Do

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People seem to love taking and talking about collagen supplements. I see them being touted all over social media, including by a number of my colleagues. After my last exploratory article on biotin , it’s only natural then that I look into what collagen is all about. In today’s article

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