Month: October 2022

Which Foods Are Truly Anti-Inflammatory?

Inflammation is equal parts an ultra relevant physiological phenomenon and an over-used buzz word scattered throughout popular nutrition discourse. Given inflammation’s role in health and disease, many people seek out various foods, beverages and supplements that are deemed to have anti-inflammatory potential. But what does that really mean, and...
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How Sneaky Diet Culture Shows Up

Diet culture is all around us and – due to years of cultural conditioning – is often internalized within us. While certain diets can be easy to spot (looking at you Atkins and South Beach), the dieting has learned that people aren’t looking for ‘diets’ anymore so they’ve changed...
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Favourite Desert Island Foods from Our 2022 Program Coaches

What food would you take with you to a desert island? You can only choose one desert island food – and it’s a tough choice! Do you opt for something practical, or a food you really, really love? The Culinary Nutrition Expert Program begins on September 15th and our...
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Dr. Steven Gundry Review: factchecking his claims.

I had to watch a lot of Gundry MD videos for this post. They put me into a really bad mood. Who is Dr. Steven Gundry? Steven Gundry is a California-based cardiologist and author of several diet books, including The Plant Paradox. You’ve definitely seen his ads on social...
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GRAIN-FREE STRAWBERRY COCONUT SHORTCAKES

Here is a fun spring treat for you. As you connect with your inner mother archetype this mothers day season, this delightful treat will bring just a little bit more sweetness into your life. grab the recipe     Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Vegan. From my inner mother to...
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The Top 5 Sources Of Excess Sodium In Your Diet

A significant number of adults in Canada consume too much sodium. How significant you ask? Recent data suggests its close to 75% of men and 50% of women who consume sodium beyond recommended levels. The problem is admittedly much more significant in men with more than 90% of males...
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What To Do With A Whole Pumpkin

Pumpkins are inextricably linked to the autumn season – but these lovely winter squashes can definitely pull their weight in the kitchen beyond pumpkin pie or decorations throughout the fall and winter. If you’ve always found pumpkins unwieldy and difficult to use, this guide for what to do with...
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I’m a dietitian. Here’s how I feel about the keto diet.

The keto diet is still everywhere. This diet was developed to treat epilepsy in children, and is still used successfully for that purpose. But it has been co-opted by biohackers and people who want to lose weight. In short, the idea of eating a ‘ketogenic diet’ is to induce...
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YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE PERFECT — Boulder Nutrition

As a nutritionist, many people assume I eat only salads, kale, and goji berries. Occasionally, I run into my clients at the grocery store and am met with curious eyes peering into my grocery cart: “What does a nutritionist eat?” While I love me a tasty, colorful, and seasonal salad for...
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