“Recently a dietitian friend of mine posted The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten by Moises Velasquez-Manoff on Facebook. One comment that came back to her was: “This article did not ...
“I am 60 years young, a pescatarian (eat fish, no other meat). Am I getting enough protein from mainly vegetables, cereal, cheese ?” says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Gillian Mcdougall. Gillian, I love your attitude! 60 years young is definitely the way to look at it and taking care of yourself can indeed play a […]
“I have a question for you about something a co-worker of mine just ordered on Amazon. It’s called VitaFiber. Are you aware of it? It sounds too good to be true, so I told him I’d ask you about it & see what you thought.”, says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan, Alison Smiley. Alison, something […]
Have you ever felt like you’ve had foot in mouth disease after complimenting someone about their weight? Or maybe you’ve paid what you thought was a compliment to someone about your perception of their body. I, as a dietitian who deals with weight issues and eating disorders, am usually very careful about not falling into […]
Lookin’ for adventure? Head out on the highway. It’s a common theme of summer as families and friends eagerly hit the road. For some, the drive is only a couple of hours to the cottage. For others, the car ride is the major event as the road trip is spent discovering new places or visiting […]
“Okay. Summer time is here and I love BBQ. Healthy and tasty ideas please. Thank you” says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Donald Stokes. I’m with you, Donald, both in terms of loving summertime and firing up my barbecue! It is indeed my favourite season, especially as I am an avid gardener (mainly heirloom tomatoes) and […]
This past Friday, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, unveiled several initiatives including more information on the proposed changes to nutritional labelling regulations. There were indeed some positive proposals that made it from the first stage of nutrition labelling reform announced last year (including those such as standardized serving sizes and a change in […]
“I’d like your thoughts on if carrageenan is safe. My understanding is that it has been shown to be harmful in studies on animals and in very high concentrations, but hasn’t been shown to be harmful in more reasonable amounts in adults. Thinking about adding it to home-made ice cream. http://modernistcuisine.com/…/cooking-with-syllables…/”, says Enlightened Eater […]