how to eat to beat the heat

Top 5 tips to eat to beat the heat

It can be hard in the summer to stay hydrated and make healthy food choices, especially when it’s hot! Here’s how to eat to beat the heat.

4 things to know about tamarind

4 things to know about tamarind

What is tamarind and where can I use it? Here are the 4 things you need to know about tamarind to incorporate it into your next meal.

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5 healthy-eating survival tips for the Calgary Stampede

Your Calgary Dietitians have some great tips for how to help your waistline survive the Calgary Stampede, including where to eat and what to order!

probiotics what you need to know

Probiotics: what you need to know

You may have heard the term ‘probiotics’ as a recent buzz word in the health world – but rarely does anyone explain what they are or what they actually do for you. Here’s a quick snapshot of everything you need to know about probiotics, plus how you can find them and incorporate them into your diet!

coconut oil healthy diet

Coconut oil in a healthy diet

When consumed in excess, coconut oil, just like any other saturated fat, can still have a negative impact on your health.

why you need more b12 as you get older

To B12 or not to B12.

It’s estimated that 15% of people over the age of 65 are deficient in vitamin B12.
If you’re one of them, you’re missing out on an often underappreciated vitamin that’s responsible for some crucial functions.

building a balanced breakfast

Building a balanced breakfast

You may have already chatted about this with your dietitian, but starting the day off with a balanced breakfast will help to take your nutrition, energy or weight loss goal to the next lev

go sugar free

One Sweet App: Tracking your sugar intake

While sugars in their whole food form (such as fruit) might be okay, it’s the sugars that we can’t see which are potentially detrimental to our health.

5 steps to overcoming weight loss plateau

5 steps to overcoming your weight loss plateau

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ll probably know that weight loss plateaus can be frustrating. Dietitian Linda Cuda shares advice on how to break through your plateau.

juicing versus blending

Juicing vs blending: which is better?

With the recent hype of smoothies and juices taking over social media, nutrition posts, and many local shops and markets, one may wonder what the difference is, if any, between the two products. Let us look at some benefits and drawbacks of both.