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Nutrition Month 2016: Smart Stocks for the Kitchen

  Have you been taking part  in this year’s  Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month, Take a 100 meal journey, make small changes, one meal at a time?  If so,  are you making any headway? If  you haven’t managed to make changes  or  haven’t been part of the action,  it’s not too late to jump on […]

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Nutrition Month 2016: Why get better acquainted with your kitchen

A key strategy to successfully implement this year’s Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month theme, Take a 100 meal journey, one meal at a time, is to prepare your eats at home.  Homemade fare makes it easy to make simple modifications to improve your nutritional profile.  It’s almost effortless to add some frozen berries to your […]

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Nutrition Month: Take a 100 meal journey, one meal at a time

    Tomorrow marks the first day of Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is aimed at making small changes in your food routines over time that would ultimately yield healthier eating habits.  After all, habits are what you do on auto-pilot. You don’t have to spend hours on end to make habits […]

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A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may promote better nutrition

  There’s more to healthy eating than just calories Last week, Dietitians of Canada  (of which I am a long-time member) released a position statement recommending that an excise tax of at least 10-20% be applied to sugar-sweetened beverages sold in Canada.  The association is taking a strong stand as there’s no doubt about  the […]

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Your Facebook requests: Nutritious brown bag lunch ideas

  “I really need help with healthy lunches while on the go and how to increase veggie intake.  Generally I don’t have the option to heat it up. I also don’t want to buy lunches” says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan, Emma Joanne Glover. Emma, purchasing your lunch can be very costly indeed – both to […]

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Top five tips for planning a healthy menu

Enlightened eating doesn’t just magically happen. It does indeed take some effort. But on the other hand, it should not be a Herculean task to get healthy eats on the table. After all, that much stress does not contribute to your well-being. If you simply go with the flow, rather than with a plan,  you […]

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Nutrition Month: Do you struggle with meal preparation?

It’s mid-March and Dietitians of Canada’s National Nutrition Month continues. This year’s theme,  Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy  is essentially a plan on grocery shopping. After all, it is the first step in preparing enlightened eats at home. But with life in the fast lane-  for example, long work hours or juggling various […]

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Kudos to Dietitians of Canada for telling Health Canada “guidance is not enough”

Kudos to Dietitians of Canada (DC), I am proud to say,  my professional association for dietitians, representing almost 6000 members at the local, provincial and national levels. DC  has made it clear that it agrees with NDP MP Libby Davies that the Government of Canada should be the leader in monitoring the sodium levels in […]

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