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June 27, 2017

Healthful snacks to pack on a road trip

Summer is here and that means road trips! Along with your suitcases, you will want to pack some snacks! Whether it is for your hunger or the unexpected road delay like excess traffic or road delays, packing your snacks helps you be prepared. What do Canadians want from their snacks? Healthy, convenient, easy, […]
June 21, 2017

Maintaining diet and lifestyle progress on the weekends Part 2

Does your lifestyle thrive on the structure of the weekday but struggle over the weekend? You aren’t alone. Nutrition researchers have known this for years, which is why in most studies, data from weekend days are specifically collected, in addition to weekdays. In my practice as a Calgary dietitian and […]
June 15, 2017

How to maintain your diet and lifestyle on the weekends Part 1

You work so hard during the week. You are committed, diligent and focused on achieving your diet and lifestyle goals. Then the weekend comes along, and things seem to fall apart. This is a common frustration I hear from my clients. Sound familiar? During the week, we tend to have […]
May 24, 2017

Gluten-free pasta review

In the past, a gluten-free diet meant that individuals had to subsist on rice, quinoa, and more rice. However, the increased popularity of gluten-free diets have spurred innovators and producers to develop a larger variety of products. Today, there are numerous brands making gluten-free goods. Even gluten-free pasta can be […]
May 15, 2017

Gluten-free bar review: SoLo BarsGI®

It’s 2:30 PM. You’ve eaten all of your lunch, but you need an afternoon “pick-me-up.” All the vending machine carries is chips, candy and caffeinated soda. Anything you choose will satisfy you for the moment, but you’ll be starving by 4:30. What will you do? Enter the SoLo BarsGI®, a […]
May 1, 2017

5 Steps to Setting up Your Kitchen for Dietary Change

Making a diet and lifestyle change? Start by setting up your kitchen for dietary change! Whether you are looking to manage your weight, manage symptoms of arthritis, reduce headaches, manage your cravings, your energy levels and fatigue or treat your high blood pressure, successful diet change starts in the kitchen! […]