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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Dementia is becoming an increasingly prevalent reality in our aging population. I’ve seen first hand how it can affect those you care about, and it’s scary. The question I always like to ask, in the face of such concerns, is what role does nutrition play in prevention. Before we get

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Now that it is legal in Canada, there is no use tiptoeing around the subject of marijuana and health. As a dietitian, my professional activities are centred around empowering people to make decisions within their own contexts to achieve the best possible health, whatever that may mean to them. Before

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There is a great deal of interest surrounding the potential connection between the consumption of soy-based foods and the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. With that in mind, today’s article will aim to explore two major questions: 1. Does soy intake increase one’s risk of thyroid disorders? 2. Do

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In my private practice experience, I find that many clients have been led to believe that soy-based foods may increase the risk of developing breast cancer. As a result, they are wary about consuming these foods. Breast cancer is no joke. According to Canadian Cancer Society Statistics (Ontario): In 2017,

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It’s not every day that you get to interview an Olympian, so you can only imagine my excitement when professional runner and Canadian Olympian Erin Teschuk agreed to speak with me about FOOD! ( duh). I discovered Erin on social media during Canadian Tire’s #WeAllPlayForCanada campaign for which we were

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