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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In my private practice experience, I find that many clients have been led to believe that soy-based foods may increase the risk of developing breast cancer. As a result, they are wary about consuming these foods. Breast cancer is no joke. According to Canadian Cancer Society Statistics (Ontario): In 2017,

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One of the things that I pride myself on as a nutrition blogger is keeping a drift of the latest trends when it comes to popular nutrition topics. With this in mind, I’ve noticed a trend that many of my female clients are coming in and reporting the use of

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How much sugar(s) is too much? It seems like these days everyone is an expert on sugars, but Health Canada’s new labeling regulations say that a total of up to 20% of your daily value from sugars ( including both natural and added) is consistent with a healthy eating pattern.

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Those of you who have been following me for a while will probably be aware of the fact that I’ve worked with the Humber College School Of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism ( HRT) on a variety of projects over the last two years. These projects have largely involved spreading awareness

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