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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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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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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Stop comparing yourself to…….. other dietitians! This one goes out to all of my fellow RDs. Today’s very special guest article is written for you, by a lovely dietitian by the name of Jess Serdikoff Jess is concerned about how dietitian’s view and treat themselves, so she’s decided she wants

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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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I’ve loved writing since my teenage years but it’s only in the last few that I’ve realized how incredible of a tool writing can be to foster both professional development and personal success. The fact that you are reading today’s post, in a world where writing is supposedly dead, is

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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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As I continue to accumulate experience in the world of nutrition across both the private practice and social media setting, I can’t help but feel as though the joint problems of nutrition misinformation and the spread of harmful nutrition messaging  have not really gotten better. I find it impossible to

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