Spring and summer seasons are often filled with enjoying patio happy hours, gathering for family barbecues, and attending more social events. These engagements often involve delicious foods, great conversations and alcoholic beverages. As many of us work on our “summer bodies”, one question often arises: how does alcohol affect our weight? There are a few reasons […]
Whether you’re looking to get started with a plant-based diet or curious about its potential benefits, here are the top questions about plant-based eating
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The ketogenic diet is a tough topic to tackle. It’s controversial and long-term studies aren’t yet available: we don’t know the future health impacts. People who are successful with it praise it for helping their physical or mental health, or both. But I’ve found that the majority of people jump into it without planning ahead and […]
Canada’s Food Guide has changed—and for the most part, the Registered Dietitians at Copeman Healthcare couldn’t be happier. This 2019 update is less prescriptive than past versions and uses the healthy or balanced plate model which dietitians have used for many years as a guideline for their patients. Of course, it’s hard to create a […]
Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and kefir, have been rising in popularity as of late. But are they worth the buzz?
As we enter the New Year, many of us start to think about healthy eating resolutions. What steps can we take to ensure a smooth dietary transition?
The latest craze in dieting isn’t about eating certain foods, it’s about eating no foods – for a while, at least. Does intermittent fasting work for weight loss?
In recent years, most individuals’ interest in healthy eating and nutrition has increased. This has also led researchers, nutrition enthusiasts and the majority of the population continue to search for the best way of eating to maintain overall health. But what is the reality? Is there really one way of eating that is BEST for everyone? The short […]
A healthy relationship with food does not have to be all or nothing- it should be fluid, full of curiosity, enjoyment, and gratitude.