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vitamin d for disease prevention

Falling short on sunshine: vitamin D deficiency in the colder months

With autumn on its way, should you be concerned about getting enough vitamin D? Dr. Melanie Levesque tells us why and how we can be sure we’re getting enough.

why you need more b12 as you get older

To B12 or not to B12.

It’s estimated that 15% of people over the age of 65 are deficient in vitamin B12.
If you’re one of them, you’re missing out on an often underappreciated vitamin that’s responsible for some crucial functions.

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

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.

Dietitian Health Tip-Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet

Dietitian Health Tip: Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet

Sweet potatoes are pretty sweet! They make a great alternative to potatoes.

Dietitian-Health Tip The benefits of Vitamin D

Dietitian Health Tip: The benefits of Vitamin D

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.

Halibut Skewers with Mango Mojito Salsa-Recipe

Halibut Skewers with Mango Mojito Salsa Recipe

Summer is a great time to experiment with fish recipes- cooking fish on the grill is tasty, healthy and less aromatic to your household!

Dietitian Health Tip Supplement safety alert

Dietitian Health Tip: Supplement safety alert

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).

eat to prevent alzheimers

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.

hail to the kale salad

Hail to the Kale Salad

This delicious colourful salad is chock full of “superfoods”, boasting high antioxidant abilities! One serving provides over half of your daily vitamin C.

roasted curry curried cauliflower

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!