If you ask a certain subset of scientists, they will tell you that lab grown meat, also known as cultured meat, is the next big thing. If you ask my Ryerson University student blogger Chris, he tends to agree. That’s exactly why we chose to work together on today’s article.

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“Most people don’t have a lot of knowledge about GMOs. The average person hasn’t spent much time thinking about it. Nonetheless, if they were to see a label about them, they would likely be averse to them. It’s something that seems a little unnatural, and there’s a psychological tendency to

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Whether you love the idea of genetically modified foods or not, they have grown to prominence for a reason. In today’s article, Lara will explore the number of factors that have made genetically modified foods so appealing to the food and biotechnology industries, and the benefits they confer to the

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Hello everyone, I am so thrilled to be introducing Lara, my first ever dietetic intern. Lara is a recent graduate from the Nutrition and Food Program at Ryerson University and is currently completing a portion of her independent internship with yours truly. Among a host of potential topics, Lara decided

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“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” —Alan D. Wolfelt What a coincidence it is then that the annual holiday of love that we celebrate on February 14th each year, was actually originally a feast celebrating a Saint by the name of Valentine. In fact, there is nothing coincidental

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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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What do you have to eat to live forever? That’s obviously not a practical question to ask, but what we can ask is what do you have to eat to live as long as possible? On a very broad level, it is becoming increasingly understood that consuming a more plant-based

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I find that many people underestimate how valuable soy (and particularly tofu) is as a culinary tool to help increase plant-based protein intake. Don’t believe that tofu is truly versatile enough to replace animal protein in a dish? An extra firm brick of tofu contains a comparable amount of protein

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