“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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According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue in any given year and by the age of 40, there is a 50% chance you will either have or have had a mental illness. Anxiety affects about 5% of Canadians with at

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As a registered dietitian and former employee of Diabetes Canada, the treatment, management and prevention of Diabetes will always be a topic near and dear to my heart. Given World Diabetes Day was not too long ago, it only makes sense to explore a nutritional topic in diabetes prevention and

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Canada’s new brand new food guide is fresh off the presses and it’s time for me to have my say. One of the biggest criticisms of Canada’s previous food guide was probably in relation to the amount of information it contained relative to the lack of practical, applicable guidance of

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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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