People come to my office all the time because they are concerned about the nutritional adequacy of their diet. Although eating what some call a “ healthy, balanced diet” requires more than just getting enough vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. You do still need to make sure you get enough

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Is there something you can do to encourage your children and/or teenagers to eat healthier? This really is the million-dollar question for many parents, isn’t it? I personally hear queries like this from friends, family and clients alike ALL THE TIME. I’m sure you have too, or you may even

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The Game Changers is the latest in what appears to be a multi-year wave of pro-vegan documentaries airing on Netflix. And it’s working. Veganism is one of the fastest growing societal trends, and I don’t mind it one bit. Loyal readers of this blog will probably recall my guarded but

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I’m once again thrilled to be partnering with the  California Strawberry Commission  and sharing some important information about strawberries from the state that grows more than anywhere else in the world – California. Fortunately for all parties involved, fresh strawberry season in California is robust and stretches from February until

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The brain is a powerful thing. So powerful in fact that, for many of us, the manner in which we think can be either be of great benefit or great detriment to our quality of life. This is true At least according to Cognitive Behavioural Theory ( and Cognitive Behavioural

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Is there any evidence that food measurably lowers bodily signs of inflammation? My Australian friend Izzy, more formally known as Dr. Isobelle Smith, posed an interesting question to me during an Instagram chat last week.  My predictable response –  let’s write a blog and find out! For myself personally, the timing

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With the release of my 5 Ingredient Pescatarian Cook Book just over a week away, it’s time to really flex my mussels. Today’s recipe, detailed below in all its glory, features mussels in curried coconut milk. Mussels, for those who may not know, are very much a “Seafood Superfood” and

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The grueling wait for cooler heads to prevail in the global anti-sugar debate has left this dietitian short on faith that the fanning of the flames around the controversial topic of sugar intake will ever subside. The annoying persistence of this subject as a marquee topic of discussion is only

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No, it’s not just because I’m writing a pescatarian cook book. Quite the opposite in fact. I chose to write my book for the EXACT reason that my primary messaging to 90% of my client is just that: EAT MORE LIKE A PESCATARIAN! I obviously exclude the approximately 1 in

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