8 kitchen hacks to reduce food waste

Reducing food waste is not only good for the environment, but can save you time and money! Watch or read as Copeman Healthcare Registered Dietitian Leigh Renwick shares eight creative tips to reduce food waste. 1. Display your greens Keeping green vegetables such as chard, kale, or collard greens in water can prolong freshness, ensuring […]

Exploring whole grains

We hear a lot about the benefits of whole grains – so much so that you may find yourself wondering what, exactly, is a whole grain? By definition, a whole grain is a grain that is not refined. Whole grains contain the bran, endosperm, and germ of the crop. Maintaining the bran, endosperm, and germ makes whole grains very dense in nutrients.

Getting started with meal planning

Meal prepping can also help to alleviate feelings of stress and anxiety associated with setting aside enough time everyday to prepare healthy meals. In this video, Britney Lentz, a registered dietitian at Copeman Healthcare, goes over some tips and tricks on how to get started with meal prepping. Watch the video, or continue on to the article.

Raising healthy eaters

Did you know that the the longest relationship you will have in your life is your relationship with food? Because of our life-long relationship with food, it is critically important that we raise our children to be healthy and competent eaters. The good news is that children have not yet been influenced by diet culture […]

All about bloating

While talking about bloating may not sound super exciting, most of us have experienced a sore or distended abdomen at some point in our lives, whether it be mild or extreme. Watch, or read as Registered Dietitian at Copeman Healthcare, Beth Nanson, breaks down the causes of bloating, and what you can do to relieve […]

5 tips for digestive health

Stress affects many things in our life such as mood and emotional resilience. Stress can also affect our digestion. Most of us recognize the feeling of having an upset stomach when we are anxious, and stress has even been linked to more serious gastrointestinal conditions such as peptic ulcers. Most of us are feeling extra […]

5 tips to build a better smoothie

As the weather gets better and the sun comes out, smoothie season begins! Many people start drinking smoothies when it’s warmer out, especially for breakfast or as a snack. However, if we’re going to consider a smoothie as a meal, there are some things we need to consider. Sometimes, a smoothie made solely of fruit […]

4 food safety tips for your next social gathering

The warmer weather has us craving the outdoors more than ever. Months of isolation also has us craving our social groups! After all, what defines spring and summer more than a good happy hour with your friends and neighbors? While physically distanced gatherings of 6 or less people are now permitted in British Columbia and […]

WEBINAR – Introduction to intuitive eating

In this webinar hosted by Britney Lentz and Sara Friedrich, Registered Dietitians at Copeman Healthcare, listeners will learn about the 10 principles of intuitive eating.

3 tips for mindful meals

With more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your eating patterns are probably looking a little different than usual. You might be spending more time in the kitchen snacking, or you may be skipping meals due to increased anxiety and stress. These changes in eating habits are normal reactions to an abnormal situation, […]