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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 […]

White bean and veggie pasta

There’s nothing like a fresh and hearty pasta dish. This white bean and veggie pasta is full of protein and fibre from ingredients like bean based pasta, white beans, and veggies. While this recipe is nutrient packed, it also features white wine and parmesan cheese – so you feel like you’re eating at your favourite Italian restaurant even though you’re in the comfort of your own home! Watch the video, or read the recipe written out below. Either way, we know you’ll love this healthy and hearty dish.

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 […]

5 healthy eating tips to try for Super Bowl Sunday

Here are 5 tips for a foolproof game plan that will keep your healthy eating plan on track and have your guests cheering for more

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The “Locavore” Movement: Not Just Another Fad!

“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!

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10 ways to raise healthy eaters

We all want to raise healthy eaters by establishing good habits that will stay with our children for the rest of their lives. Learn how to get started!

5 proven ways to make long-lasting healthy eating changes

More than two-thirds of people will regain any lost weight from a diet – plus some extra. Why do diets fail, and what can you do to reverse this trend?

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The balanced plate concept

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? […]

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How to eat more veggies

One of the most common pieces of advice we give to clients is to eat more veggies. However we often find it difficult to get that recommended half plate-full of veggies at lunch and dinner. So why is it so tough and what can we do to eat more?

Tips for Holiday Health

6 Quick Tips for Healthy Holidays

T’is the season for holiday parties, activities and late nights, which can make staying on top of your health a challenge. Here are some tips and tricks to help you and your family stay on track!

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What is the difference between soluble & insoluble fibre?

We’ve put together a simple guide on the difference between soluble & insoluble fibre, including tips on how to incorporate each into your diet!

12 ways to eat for the holidays

12 ways to eat for the holidays

It can be hard to stay on track with your diet over the holidays, particularly when there are so many parties and gatherings filled with tasty (and tempting) treats. Use these tips to help you celebrate the holidays the healthy way.

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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!

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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.