Your whole life you’ve been told to “eat your veggies.” As it turns out, mom and dad were right. Long gone are the days you nudge your broccoli to the edge of the plate with a sour pout. Today, that expression takes on a whole new meaning. The number of people shifting away from the … Continue reading Plant-based diet 101: What to consider before going vegetarian or vegan
Traveling is always exciting, but it comes with its own challenges — especially for those with chronic conditions like Type 1 or 2 diabetes. Not only do you have to think about getting to the airport on time and not forgetting your toothbrush, you also have to worry about managing your diabetes during the trip. … Continue reading 7 ways to travel smart with diabetes
You’ve probably heard many tips on how to maintain a healthy diet, but where do they come from? Why are these things recommended? With all this conflicting information, what should we really be eating to stay healthy? Working in a healthcare team, specifically in nutrition, we’re here to explain exactly why dietitians may recommend the … Continue reading Why dietitians recommend these 5 nutrition tips
Imagine that you’ve just gotten off of work and you had a busy day full of deadlines and projects. You’re tired and just want to rest. You know your pantry is empty, and there’s nothing on the menu for dinner. What are you likely to do? Stop and pick up food on the way home, … Continue reading Easy meal planning tips to avoid eating out
Is it possible to have a healthy Halloween? With a little bit of discipline and planning, it can be. Here are some healthy Halloween nutrition tips for adults and children to get you through the holiday without sabotaging your diet. Healthy swaps for the parents First things first, you should always plan ahead: eat a … Continue reading Simple swaps for a healthier Halloween
Did you skip breakfast this morning? If so, you’re not alone. Between 10-30 percent of people head out the door in the morning with a “low tank of gas” in their body because they haven’t eaten. This habit gets worse with age and is more prevalent in females. At a recent healthy cooking demo presented by … Continue reading 3 reasons why you shouldn’t skip breakfast
As a parent, we often wonder if our children are growing adequately and if we are doing everything we can to bring them up right. Nutrition plays a vital role in a child’s development, and the parent is the main role player in directing the food department. So how can we determine if our child … Continue reading Is your child eating too much?