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2 Keys to ease stress eating

2 Keys to Ease Stress Eating #nutritionmonth2017

We all eat when we’re not physically hungry and use food for comfort or to ease stress some of the time. That’s so normal. So human. The challenge is when food becomes a go-to mechanism for soothing, distracting, or numbing uncomfortable emotions. Or when it’s consistently used to “take the edge off” after a long, [...]

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A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

Picky eating can make mealtime feel like mayhem. There is only so much you can do to get your kid to take in nutritious food before throwing in the towel and giving them whatever the heck they want. Makes perfect sense that managing picky eating is one thing dietitians are focussing on to help families [...]

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Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli

Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli

This was definitely the most delicious thing I ate this week. Seriously. How did I not think about making an aioli using almond butter, before this? The Buddha Bowl with Almond Turmeric Aioli was featured on Global Calgary in my segment about mindfully enjoying nuts and seeds. So now that you watched the video, are you ready [...]

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3 Unconventional Tips for Better Digestion #nutritionmonth2017

3 Unconventional Tips for Better Digestion #nutritionmonth2017

Embarrassing and uncomfortable digestive symptoms suck. When you are experiencing gas, constipation, bloating, diarrhea, etc., it makes sense you want to find a solution and you want it, like yesterday.  It’s natural for people with digestive woes to start looking into what they are eating that could be contributing. Unfortunately,  this can sometimes turn into [...]

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Should I really be doing that for my health? #NutritionMonth2017

Have you ever asked yourself: “should I really be doing that for my health?” Food fads are prevalent and this information age we live in can lead to incredible overwhelm. That’s why all week, as part of #NutritionMonth2017, dietitians across the country are educating about how to tease out fact from fiction and determine what [...]

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6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Mentor

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Mentor

So you’re tired of feeling stuck in your body, overwhelmed by the “should-do’s”, obsessed with what goes in your mouth, or like you just keep failing. And you’re considering hiring a wellness professional to help you move out of your rut and gain some healthy momentum. First off, kudos to you, it is a huge [...]

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Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins

Try this: Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffin

Go for the donut over the bran muffin, unless you're making these Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins below (or unless you LOVE commercial bran muffins and you'll savour every bite). Yup, it's true: commercially prepared bran muffins have a bit of a health halo, meaning they are thought to be healthier than they actually are. [...]

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Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding

Try this: Coconut And Pom Chia Pudding

Looking for a dessert, snack, or breakfast dish that tastes great AND is a good source of fibre, check out this Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding. I recently spoke of the benefits of fibre and shared the gist of this awesome recipe on Global news - you can view the Global video by clicking here. Chia seeds [...]

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Fear of Failure

5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Failure

Does your own fear of failure hold you back from taking action in your life? This video is for you if you are… ummmm… human. Seriously though, fear of failure seems to be part of the human experience. It is especially for you if you are almost ready to give up on changing your health [...]

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Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Need a quick and easy recipe for dinner tonight? Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies. This recipe is especially great in those spring, summer, or fall months when you’re looking for some healthy protein and Omega 3 fatty acids (from the fish) and a variety of other nutrients (from the vegetables). Oh, and [...]

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