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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 My recent work with USA pears has taken my love for the fruit to the next level and I’m truly hoping that those of you who have been following along feel the same. If you haven’t already, please do check out my post where I share my delicious and easy

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Iron deficiency is the most common global nutrient deficiency, and while it occurs less frequently here at home it still represents a real challenge for certain at risk groups within our population. Although I always champion a food first approach and have helped many people improve their iron status via

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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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Coming off of a particularly challenging year, I know that so many of you are ready to charge into 2021 on the front foot when it comes to your nutrition. That’s precisely why I’ve teamed up with USA Pears to help inspire you to utilize pears as a tool to

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Did you know that USA Rice is among the three most widely produced and consumed grains in the world? If you ask me, it also happens to be in the top three most delicious category too! That’s exactly why I did not think twice about collaborating once again with the

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If you read the introductory post for my latest Heart Healthy Cookbook, you will know that in writing that book I identified four key nutrition pillars that determine good heart health. It might surprise you to hear, however, that dark chocolate has so many useful benefits that it actually contributes

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Today is World Vitamin D Day and I’m thrilled you’ve decided to join me in celebration. Once thought of simply in terms of enhancing calcium absorption, today vitamin D is held in high regard as a potentially pivotal nutrient in the prevention and management of a variety of conditions. I’m

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It was only a few weeks ago that I first explored the world of hemp, looking closely at CBD as a potential anti-anxiety and sleep support supplement. In today’s article, we revisit hemp from a slightly different angle. Enter the hemp seed. This increasingly popular product originates from the same

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