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Dietitians Day & Why the latest egg study has egg on its face

Today marks the tenth year of celebrating Dietitians Day in Canada. It’s designated as such to shine the spotlight on my fellow dietitians as regulated health care professionals, committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills to translate the science of nutrition into healthy and delicious fare while at the same time, supporting healthy living […]

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Get cracking- more good news to report about eggs

It’s time to stop limiting the eggs you consume-even if you have diabetes. Eggs have so long been vilified as a dietary demon that many people still fear eating them on a regular basis. This is in spite of the accumulating research which has shown that eggs are not the blood cholesterol-boosting food that we […]

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Did you know egg yolks out muscle egg whites?

At this time of year, when maintaining healthy eating routines can be a tough task indeed, putting a focus on what you should eat rather than what to avoid can help to tame your appetite. One key action is to eat well through the day and, at the top of the list, is eating breakfast […]

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Is there a link between eating eggs and your risk of developing diabetes?

  This study belongs in the “how did it get published” category. A recent study shows that a high egg intake may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes – but only if you live in the United States. Yes, you read that correctly. Now if you’re scratching your head and wondering how this could […]

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“A big fat surprise for dietary dogma”? Fat chance

Grrrr – can you hear me seething? I have been since reading the Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente’s column entitled, “A big fat surprise for dietary dogma”. It’s amazing how easily swayed someone who is supposed to be a knowledgeable columnist in a national newspaper  can be. Maybe she really believes what she writes or […]

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Tomato Heaven – Roasted Tomato, Ricotta and Egg Sandwich

Last month I had the pleasure of accompanying my travel writer daughter, Alyssa Schwartz, on a culinary tour of North Carolina’s Research Triangle –Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Durham.  Farm-to-table eateries are a real focus here and as it was tomato season, we were indeed in tomato heaven. We sampled them in one form or another […]

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What do Passover and Easter have in common? Chocolate, of course!

What do Passover and Easter have in common? While Passover may seem to be all about matzo, those celebrating the holiday know that it’s also about chocolate. Just check any store selling Passover goods and you’ll see shelf after shelf of the confection. It’s also about eggs, which seem to be in so many offerings. […]

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Five 5-Minute Breakfasts

Next week marks back to school for many and for others, it’s still  a return to more rigid schedules. The time crunch is on. While breakfast is key for maintaining your  energy level,  promoting high productivity and a good mood, the morning rush can take its toll. Without a plan, you can be left with […]

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