The Copeman Healthcare registered dietitian team has compiled a cookbook with ten of their favourite healthy go-to meals in the fall. From breakfast to dinner, Thailand to Italy – there is a wide variety to suit everyone’s food preferences. Kick-start your healthy diet this year with the second edition of Copeman Cooks.
The Copeman Healthcare registered dietitian team has compiled a cookbook with ten of their favourite healthy go-to meals in the spring. From salads to chicken, pork and tofu – there is a wide variety to suit everyone’s food preferences. Kick-start your healthy diet this year with the first edition of Copeman Cooks.
“Locavore” is a fairly new term that describes consumers who focus on eating locally grown and sourced food. Learn how you can start eating local to support your community!
Canada’s Food Guide has changed—and for the most part, the Registered Dietitians at Copeman Healthcare couldn’t be happier. This 2019 update is less prescriptive than past versions and uses the healthy or balanced plate model which dietitians have used for many years as a guideline for their patients. Of course, it’s hard to create a […]
What is the balanced plate concept? The balanced plate concept divides your meals so that half of every plate is made up of vegetables, one quarter is protein and one quarter is carbohydrates. It is designed to be simple, effective, and help you achieve adequate daily nutrition. What are the benefits of using this concept? […]
The Copeman Healthcare registered dietitian team has compiled a series of cookbooks with their favourite healthy go-to meals There is a wide variety to suit everyone’s food preferences. Kick-start your healthy diet with Copeman Cooks.
In this free online webinar, Jennifer Rogers, RD, will teach you the basics of nutrition & fundamental knowledge to make healthier choices year-round
In this online webinar Heather Woodward, RD, will go over the basics of IBS and provide you with helpful tips and tricks for a happy digestive system.
Registered dietitian Michelle Ross offers 10 ways to reduce added sugars in your diet and cut back on unnecessary sugar intake
In this online webinar, Bahar Brocken, RD, will outline all of the things you never knew about sugar, including how it affects your health.
Pulses seem to have flown under the radar as a nutritious ingredient in many meals – partially because there is some confusion as to what they really are. Here’s everything that you need to know about pulses and how to incorporate them in your diet! So what is a pulse? Pulses are the dry edible seeds […]
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!
There is nothing quite like homemade chicken soup, especially during the rainy spring season. This dietitian-approved recipe is sure to hit the spot!
Dr. Liann Meloff talks mindfulness and provides proven strategies to help change your unhealthy eating habits.
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.
How we respond to any stressful trigger in our life is a reflection of our resilience and the power we have over our mind. Meditation – the practice of training our attention to induce a greater sense of calm – is a powerful skill to practice anywhere and anytime.
Do you want to live a long life? What if you can fill that life with rich, high-quality years of activity and personal engagement?
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.
These simple salmon patties are not only quick and easy to prepare, but they are also great for ‘hiding’ veggies from picky eaters (both big and small). Excellent source of omega 3, protein and calcium, plus they are only 270 calories each.
This recipe that will start your day off right. Tropical flavour, naturally sweet and 24g of protein per serving to help keep you full.
This recipe is great option to use as a fruit dip or to spread on top of whole grain toast.
Mangos are an extremely versatile fruit. They are great not only in salads, but also as a salsa, dressing or chutney, in curry dishes and other spicy dishes, in sandwiches and wraps, on top of pizza, at breakfast with yogurt, as part of a smoothie, or even a healthy dessert!
A healthy twist on the original, these Skillet-poached Huevos Rancheros are only 285 calories per serving.
Instead of choosing a sugar laden granola bar try this delicious healthy recipe.
BBQ season is upon us! Yet while barbecuing meats results in tasty, lower fat fare (as the fat in food tends to drip off), this and other dry heat cooking methods such as baking and frying produce harmful substances known as Advanced Glycation Endproducts or AGE’s.
This marinade provides a magical burst of flavour to the Basa fish!
How diet affects skin health remains controversial, but as research progresses, certain nutrients are starting to stand out as either harmful or helpful to your skin’s glow. Let’s put popular food sources on trial and see how they hold up.
While most people know what they should be eating, when stress hormones kick in it’s difficult to stay on track and away from the food our bodies crave.
A recent 18-month study conducted by Copeman Healthcare revealed that increased regular contact between patients and health care providers is enabling them to achieve higher “treat to target” rates for type 2 diabetes than the national average.
Barley is the key to this dish! An underused grain, it makes this soup delicious and filling.
Not everyone who has tried eliminating gluten from their diets has experienced beneficial change but some have noted health improvements.
Get the most out of your training sessions by fuelling your body with the right food at the right time.
There are a plethora of reasons why we, as dietitians, love our lentils!
Eating together is more important than you can imagine.
Salsa is a versatile and easy-to-make addition to many meals and snacks.
This is a simple, healthy twist for a mid-morning or late afternoon snack using just three ingredients – apples, almond butter & cinnamon!
With busy lives many of us, myself included, need some shortcuts to prepping healthy and interesting meals.
One of the best comfort foods out there is bread. Why not change it up a bit and add in some tasty (and healthy) apples and cranberries?
As consumers we are busy and trust food labels to guide us in making good food choices. Remember though, that the marketing…
Missing out on breakfast because you are in a hurry to get out the door? Try starting your day with this nutrient-rich power smoothie!
Greek yogurt contains more than double the amount of protein and considerably more healthy probiotics than most regular type yogurts.
If you’ve been eating the same way your entire life it may be time to re-evaluate your personal menu.
This is one of the easiest (and tastiest) soups you can make, never mind that it is packed with fibre, protein and slow-burning carbohydrate. Make sure to rinse your canned beans well to reduce their salt content. If you feel ambitious, use a the “Quick Soak” method for preparing the black beans.
In times of stress we often crave rich comfort foods. The good news is that foods that soothe the soul can be healthy too! Choosing whole grains and breads with seeds, nuts, and added fibre will keep your blood sugar stable, and your appetite in control. Top this bread with any toppings you like – we recommend roasted tomatoes and guacamole!
Both local broccoli and apples are available through September, as are hazelnuts. What better way to celebrate them than to combine them in a tasty side-dish!
Shop the perimeter of the grocery store – this is where you will find all the whole foods that are the foundation of a healthy balanced diet. Up and down the rows is where you will find all of the tempting extras. When you must venture into this zone, make sure you have a list […]
Eat mindfully. Ask yourself: Am I truly hungry? Are the calories in this food going to put me over my daily amount of calories? Avoid eating bowls of nuts or candy available for grazing – this kind of mindless eating can easily sabotage weight control efforts. Learn more about our Registered Dietitian Services For dietitian-approved […]
Learn portion sizes. Know what one cup of pasta, rice and potatoes looks on your plate. Buy smaller portions of meat. Not sure what portions you should be eating? Speak to a Registered Dietitian to get yourself on track. Learn more about our Registered Dietitian Services For dietitian-approved tips and recipes sign up to our monthly […]
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.
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).