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Disclaimer: This website is designed to provide basic nutrition inspiration only and is not meant as a substitute for personal health or nutrition advice from your registered dietitian. 

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 I’m sharing tips and inspirations to nourish your body, stay strong, and live your life vibrantly, as you age. 

Fibre has fantastic benefits beyond regularity, like lowering blood cholesterol, boosting digestive health and helping you feel fuller longer. Here's how to get more!

January 16, 2018

The other day I was reading a study that found you can slow down brain aging by eating a daily serving of leafy green veggies. I say, "Bring on the broccoli!" Here's why...

September 8, 2017

Breakfast is a prime time to pump up protein. Eating about 20 to 30 grams of protein is especially important for those of us aged 40 and over. These Sweet Potato and Turkey frittatas are packed with protein!

August 31, 2017

Did you hear that? It’s the collective groan from parents gearing up for 10 months of school lunch packing drudgery.

Real Talk: I write a lot of back to school articles and I put a pretty positive spin on it. Truth: I don’t really love packing school lunches. Gasp! Did I just say that out loud? Yep. I did.

Okay, really, I don't hate the lunch packing per say. In fact, I have a bit of a thing for lunch containers. Seriously, you should see my container collect...

Looking for a sweet little salad that will knock the socks off your Canada Day barbecue guests? This is it!

The crunchy-ness of cucumbers and red pepper works perfectly with the juicy-ness of strawberries, peppery-ness of arugula, bite of the green onion and tang of creamy goat cheese.

A little Canadian maple syrup drizzle dressing offers a light hint of sweet that makes this salad sensational. (My husband even comes back for seconds!)

I partnered with my frie...

As a dietitian, I get asked (a lot!) about diets, food facts, food fads and ‘health’ products that promise everything from quick weight loss to boosted brain health, super immunity, anti-aging and muscle strength. There's so much bogus information out there, it's hard to keep up with!

So, how can you separate food facts from fiction?

For starters...

Beware of my ‘red flag’ words. As a dietitian, words that raise a red flag and make me take a second look: detox...

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