Fight the Flu by Following these Simple Dietary Tips!

It’s fall and guess what? Cold and flu season is upon us! Aside from preventative practices, healthy eating habits can help protect the body from being invaded by harmful bacteria and viruses. This is because the food we eat plays a vital role in helping our immune system function effectively (1, 2). In this post, […]

10 Ideas for a Protein Boost at Breakfast

You have probably heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”.  Regardless, you may be one of the many Canadians who find themselves in the line-up at Tim Horton’s, looking for anything to silence their grumbling stomach! Research has shown that including protein in breakfast promotes satiety, which may help promote weight […]

Foods to Avoid or Limit in Pregnancy

During my dietetic internship, I was privileged to be placed at the Hospital’s High-Risk Obstetrics Unit. I truly enjoyed this placement as I came across the most motivated clients – mothers! Mothers are motivated to do anything it takes to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy. However, having been bombarded with loads of information (and […]