Healthy Eating

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 […]
June 7, 2017

Citrus Thai Mango Slaw

If you are looking for a fresh way to add in crunch for your favourite wrap, sandwich or taco, try this Citrus Thai Mango Slaw! It is colourful, crunchy, and bursting with bright acidic flavour! And it is healthful! This salad uses simple, inexpensive vegetables: Purple cabbage is a vegetable […]
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! […]
April 4, 2017

Is it possible to live healthfully while on vacation?

Vacations and time away from day-to-day work can be rejuvenating to your mind and body. But if you are in the active process of a lifestyle change, vacations can be tricky to navigate. New food environments, different food cues, different “tools” available for eating well, a new environment in which […]
February 27, 2017

5 Ways to Set Up a Good Breakfast Routine

Weekday mornings can be tricky when you’re in a rush to get out the door.  Getting a whole family dressed, fed, groomed and out the door to school on time is a set of time-sensitive tasks, where there is a strong relationship between the time left until school starts and […]