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Dietitian Health Tip: Consume calories that provide benefits

Consume calories that provide the benefits of healthy fats, fibre, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants!

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Dietitian Health Tip: Supplement safety alert

Dietitian Health Tip: Supplement safety alert! Be careful of Natural Health Products such as vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal medicines, homeopathic medicines and traditional medicines (e.g. traditional Chinese medicine).

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Dietitian Health Tip: Add colour to your daily food intake

Dietitian Health Tip: Add colour to your daily food intake (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown and black).

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Dietitian Health Tip: Always read your food labels

Always read your food labels – use the percent daily value (% DV) to compare products.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Include dark leafy greens in your daily intake

Cooked spinach, kale, collard greens, green turnips, and swiss chard are rich dietary sources of lutein and zeaxanthin.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday

Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday – aim for at least eight 8-ounce cups of sugar free beverages each day.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Kickstart your metabolism

Kickstart your metabolism – begin your day with breakfast and eat something every 3-4 hours.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Control your environment

Control your environment – keep “sometimes foods” (cookies, candy, chips, etc.) out of the house most of the time. Once in a while buy a small amount and have a treat. This allows you to indulge in a treat periodically without having it available to tempt you every day.

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Quiz: Eat smart to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Most of us are aware that eating a well-balanced diet can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. What many people may not know is that this can also help reduce the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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DASH towards a healthier you

“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.