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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!

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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.

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One Sweet App: Tracking your sugar intake

Many of us are aware by now that sugar is a hot topic when it comes to nutrition, particularly because most people currently exceed the World Health Organization’s recommended guidelines of 25g (6 tsp) or less of sugar per day. While sugars in their whole food form (such as fruit) are not as big of […]

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.

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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.

9 secrets to living longer

9 secrets to living longer

While there are many factors that contribute to a happier, healthier life, the ultimate question for many of us is still, “What is the secret to living longer?” Here are the 9 secrets that will set you on the right track!

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Are those last 10lbs a health risk?

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi discusses the health risks of holding extra weight, and provides some ideas and advice on how to lose those last 10 pounds.

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

Insulin resistance can lead to Type 2 diabetes and other serious health conditions. Learn what you can do to reverse insulin resistance and prevent chronic diseases from taking hold.