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Dietitian Health Tip: Nuts are good for our brain, heart, and overall health

Nuts are good for our brain, heart, and overall health! Have a variety of nuts or seeds each day, but no more than ¼ cup!

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Dietitian Health Tip: Healthy bacteria

Our colon has healthy bacteria that lives in it (yup, that’s right, we’re full of bacteria!). Aim to include yogurt in your diet regularly to keep your good bacteria counts up and your bowels healthy.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Careful how you prepare your vegetables

Vegetables are low calorie but be careful as to how they are prepared.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Alcohol and refined sugar are empty calories

Alcohol and refined sugar are empty calories. When looking at weight management, reflect on your current intake of these.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Treat alcohol like an extra

Alcohol is high in calories (a whooping 7kcal/g)! Treat it like an extra that you need to carve out room for in your diet to make it fit.

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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.