As we age our health needs change, including our dietary needs. Registered Dietitian, Anya Skornyakova, outlines the main dietary priorities for those 65 and over.
Fortified soy, almond, and rice milk are alternatives to cow’s milk for calcium.
Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet! They make a great alternative to potatoes.
Vitamin D is known to have a role in bone health but recent studies look into the relationship between Vitamin D and cancer, heart disease, diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
Summer is a great time to experiment with fish recipes- cooking fish on the grill is tasty, healthy and less aromatic to your household!
Did you know quinoa is a source of iron containing 1.7 mg in ½ cup?
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).
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.
This delicious colourful salad is chock full of “superfoods”, boasting high antioxidant abilities! One serving provides over half of your daily vitamin C.
Fill your plate with more cauliflower and less potato to get a similar mouth feel with less starch. This dish is high in folate & potassium and low in calories!