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6 Things Dietitians Love About Canada’s New Food Guide (And 1 Thing We Don’t)

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 […]

5 ways upgrade summer salad

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Summer Salad

It can be hard to stay full off simply eating fruits and veggies when it’s hot out. Fortunately, there’s more than one way to upgrade your summer salad!

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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?

Dietitian Health Tip-Eat more produce

Dietitian Health Tip: Eat more produce

Make sure your dinner plate is ½ filled with vegetables. Most people’s downfall is not eating enough produce.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Shop the perimeter

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 […]

Dietitian-Health-Tip--Up your leafy green and orange veggies

Dietitian Health Tip: Up your leafy green and orange veggies

Try to eat one leafy green vegetable and one orange veggie each day (carrots, winter squash/pumpkin, sweet potatoes)


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: 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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Quiz: Eat smart to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

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.

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Roasted Curry Cauliflower

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!