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Brain Health

Quinoa – Ancient Grain Superfood
8 years ago

Quinoa – Ancient Grain Superfood

Quinoa (“KEEN-WA”) is the superfood of the ancient grains, and for good reason. It is high in both protein and fibre. Quinoa is a great food for the Celiac community …
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Healthy Snacking on the Go
8 years ago

Healthy Snacking on the Go

  • Everyone is very busy these days and I’d like to give you some tips on how you can prepare healthy snacks on the go to maintain good heath as …
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Breakfast
9 years ago

Breakfast

This week, I spoke at Eastwood Collegiate Institute to a grade 12 Kinesiology class about the education and career path of a Dietitian. The students had great questions and we …
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Functional Foods
9 years ago

Functional Foods

It all started in 1997, when I wrote an article titled ‘Lowly Limes’ detailing how deficiencies of certain nutrients cause diseases i.e. vitamin C and scurvy. Scurvy was at one …
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Antioxidants…What and Why?
9 years ago

Antioxidants…What and Why?

Free Radicals

  • When our body cells use oxygen, they naturally produce free radicals (by-products) which can cause damage.
  • Excess oxidative damage is a contributor to health problems such as …
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Workplace Wellness Programs
9 years ago

Workplace Wellness Programs

What is Workplace Wellness?

Workplace wellness programs include one or more common components such as a health risk assessment, healthy eating, physical activity, smoking cessation, and stress management. Each organization …
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