The holidays can sometimes feel like a diet disaster. For some, even thinking about all of the tasty food the Christmas season brings can stir up all kinds of negative feelings, sending anxiety and send stress levels through the roof. Between the Christmas parties, baking, and boxes of treats taking up just about every visible … More A Dietitian’s Tips for Making the Most of Holiday Eating
Can your diet be TOO healthy? Can striving for perfection with your eating actually cause more harm than good?
This post was originally published in March of 2018, but recent advances in the literature regarding dietary fibre and our health made me re-visit this topic for an update! There has also been some debate regarding the benefits of dietary fibre from the low carb/no carb diet crowd, so I think it’s worth addressing what … More Fruits and Vegetables….What’s So Great About Them Anyway?
Travelling is definitely at the top of my list of favourite things to do. Camping, road trips, or getting away from the freezing temperatures in Winnipeg for a hot holiday, going on vacation is the best.
It’s time once again for my annual breakdown of the WORST nutrition trends of the past year.
If there’s one thing we all love on a crisp fall day, it’s a nice warm bowl of soup! If there’s one thing I love as a Dietitian, it’s finding ways to make vegetables delicious and exciting!
Originally published November 2017 Updated September 19, 2018 Well, its been almost a year since my original post about the Ketogenic diet, and what an interesting year it has been for this particular trend!
When it comes to quick and delicious weeknight dinners, noodle bowls are definitely at the top of my list. There are endless combinations of ingredients and flavours- you can make a completely new dish every time! The best part is that you can usually whip these up with ingredients you probably already have on hand, … More Thai Coconut Curry Noodle Bowls
A few weeks ago while out grocery shopping a new product caught my eye. CoolWay ice cream (technically there’s no cream in the stuff so it’s called a frozen dessert, but you catch my drift). Boasts 320 calories per container, and a whopping 24 grams of protein. As I’ve said before in my post about … More What Your Dietitian Really Thinks About High Protein Ice Cream
Remember a few years ago when everyone was drinking that weird mix of cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and maple syrup because Beyonce reportedly drank the stuff to lose weight? It wasn’t the first time, and certainly not the last time a diet, supplement, or detox has been made famous (…or infamous?) because a celebrity told … More Here’s Why You Should Never Take Nutrition Advice From A Celebrity