The goal of today’s article is work through, or squeeze out, some of the major myths and misconceptions about 100% juice intake and the role it plays in contributing to our health. Let’s start by identifying that 100% fruit juice means juice that is directly squeezed from a fruit and

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On Sunday March 13th our society will once again collectively spring forward and welcome the warmer, sunnier and longer days ahead. But we will also lose an hour of sleep, and there is both an adaptive period and cost associated with this – especially considering that about 1/3 of Canadians

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You guys will know my Kaleigraphy intern Kat by her exceptional writing, but what you may not know is that she is also exceptionally business savvy – having created a dietitian-specific VA service. In today’s post I play a small part in promoting this exceptional service, giving Kat the opportunity

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Happy New Year everyone! Today’s piece was written by Leeauna Duchesne, who previously wrote an absolutely exceptional piece on nutrition and the gut microbiome which I highly recommend you guys review. Take it away Leeauna! 5 Non-Dieting Tips For A Happy, Healthy 2022 Reviewed by Andy De Santis RD MPH,

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I recently encountered a survey of 1,000+ dietitians conducted by Pollock Communications and Today’s Dietitian which essentially asked these dietitians what they deemed to be the most prominent nutrition trends of the coming year. I thought I’d use today’s post to identify those trends and, as the keen and savvy

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June 14th is acknowledged globally by 194 WHO Member states as World Blood Donor Day. A day dedicated to raising awareness around the importance of blood donation and the role it plays in saving lives across the globe and here at home. According to Health Canada data, over half of

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I’ve been in private practice for over five years now and the one thing that I’ve learned to value above all else is the extent to which palatable recipes enable my clients to best follow my nutrition guidance. There is simply no other way to put it. I know that

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According to Stats Canada data, approximately 40% of Canadians are using at least one type of prescription medication. When we look at the younger demographic, ages 15-44, it is still greater than 25% of population relies on prescription medication in some capacity. My regular readers will know that I’ve written

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March is Caffeine Awareness Month and given my well known penchant for everyone’s favourite 8-Carbon compound, I’m thrilled to once again be teaming up with the Canadian Beverage Association to produce some high quality educational content on caffeine. For those who didn’t get that nerdy reference, don’t worry because it

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I feel for my clients who are perpetually burdened by the idea that the caloric value of a food is its most salient characteristic. That’s exactly why I teamed up with wellness application developer Lifesum to record an informative webinar episode to debunk this commonly held belief. You can access

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