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Posts Tagged nutrition

Is it a food allergy or intolerance?

Food allergies and intolerances are becoming increasingly common and the rise of the self-diagnostic, pseudo, unorthodox tests tends to follow. With all the misinformation out there, people tend to self-diagnose or claim to have a specific “allergy” or “intolerance”, with a huge lack of understanding of what

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Your Guide to Successful Menu Planning

Menu planning can be an effective way to save time and money when it comes to weekly meals! It does take a bit of time to find what works for you, which is enjoyable, likely to last and effective! Here are my top tips for getting those

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The "Two-Faced" Phenomena of Food

Food is not just a word that signifies nourishment and health but can also be perceived as a cause for disease. Epidemics of both obesity and diabetes are still on the incline yet we fail to see the fine line between health and disease. What I hope

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Why the words "Detox" and "Cleanse" make dietitians cringe

This might come across as another long rant, but repeat after me: there is no such thing as a cleanse or detox. As a dietitian, I am flabbergasted when other dietitians jump on the cleanse bandwagon to appeal to a larger crowd and endorse products that clearly have

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Jamie Oliver vs Pete Evans

The title says it all…Whose team are you on? I don’t normally start a segment with my conclusion but I am hands down team J.A.M.I.E! Celebrity chefs and media personalities have become the ultimate advocates for healthy living yet there’s a fine line between promoting scientifically sound information

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Recipe Recap: It's All About the Chia Puddings!

I’ve started experimenting with chia puddings a few months back given the stash of chia seeds lying in the pantry and found them to be an excellent grab ‘n go brekkie option! Looking back at some inspiring recipes, here are my top chia pudding picks of the week! 

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Immunity Boosting Tips and Tricks

With the weather changes and traveling these past couple of months, our bodies are exposed to all sorts of things! if our defenses are not up, you might be welcoming a whole array of of colds, coughs and sneezes. So here’s how to get protected…

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Dining and the City: To the Volkshaus We Go! Zurich, Switzerland

Now this is going back about a year, sometime in October…Known as being a part of Swiss history for a century now, the “People’s House of Zurich” is a multifunctional building with a restaurant, bar, spa, offices and more! I have passed by this building multiple times

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The Matcha Madness

Matcha matcha matcha! a not-so-new craze but a renewed obsession – why is the world going bonkers for matcha? It’s everywhere: in your latte, on doughnuts, sprinkled onto smoothie bowls and offered as mini shots at high-end fashion shows. So umm, the scoop? 

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Empower your child's diet this new school year!

Schools are either about to start or your kids have already gone back so why not start the school year with a healthy kick!  Healthy eating during childhood is important in order to have a good intake of nutrients for growth and development, improved concentration, as well as establishing healthy eating habits at

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