The Dietitians of Canada discusses food fortification

2019-04-25T17:11:13+00:00

http://www.dietitians.ca/Dietitians-Views/Food-Regulation-and-Labelling/Food-Fortification.aspx Fortification means adding vitamins and minerals to foods. The government regulates the addition of certain nutrients to foods to ensure Canadians do not fall short. Some examples include: • Adding vitamin D to

The Dietitians of Canada discusses food fortification2019-04-25T17:11:13+00:00

How Many Carrots are Too Many?

2019-01-24T17:52:16+00:00

Did you ever wonder what happens if you eat too many carrots? Although not toxic, beta carotene can change the color of your skin.  This patient thought she had a tan. She was eating

How Many Carrots are Too Many?2019-01-24T17:52:16+00:00

How Do I Remember a Product?

2019-01-24T17:47:01+00:00

"When I go home from the appointment, I forget what products you suggested" When working with clients dietitian/nutritionists review what you eat and often make suggestions for product.  It's great if you see a

How Do I Remember a Product?2019-01-24T17:47:01+00:00

Coffee Calorie Questions

2019-01-24T17:43:42+00:00

This week a client asked: What is the difference between a Tim Horton's coffee extra large with double cream and double sugar and with double milk and double sugar. Extra large double cream and

Coffee Calorie Questions2019-01-24T17:43:42+00:00

Why aren’t registered dietitians’ services covered by one of Canada’s biggest health-insurance plans?

2019-01-24T17:40:27+00:00

This Globe and Mail article tries to understand why registered dietitians’ services are not covered by one of Canada’s biggest health-insurance plans? Military Members have RD coverage and so do qualifying veterans but not

Why aren’t registered dietitians’ services covered by one of Canada’s biggest health-insurance plans?2019-01-24T17:40:27+00:00

Mind the Double Starch – Defined

2019-01-24T17:30:39+00:00

What is "double starching"? This happens most often during the late summer and early fall when both potatoes and 'corn on the cob' are ready in the farm fields.  Both are irresistible at this time

Mind the Double Starch – Defined2019-01-24T17:30:39+00:00

The Quality of Your Shopping Cart

2019-01-24T17:26:15+00:00

Last week a client said to me that she is conscious of the "quality of what she puts in her Shopping Cart in the grocery store".  That was the first time I had heard anyone

The Quality of Your Shopping Cart2019-01-24T17:26:15+00:00

Travel for Business or Vacation Emergency Snacks

2019-01-24T17:18:01+00:00

I recently flew from Vancouver to Toronto on Air Canada.  The flight was great but I had delayed travel and had to stay overnight at an Airport Hotel.  If I did not have Susie's

Travel for Business or Vacation Emergency Snacks2019-01-24T17:18:01+00:00

Oats and Hemp Hearts Hot Cereal

2019-01-24T16:56:59+00:00

It is the depths of winter and there is nothing like a hot breakfast. Try this high protein, cereal recipe with healthy oils and soluble fibre for a healthy heart and improve your microbiome.

Oats and Hemp Hearts Hot Cereal2019-01-24T16:56:59+00:00

Is There Vitamin C in Apples?

2019-01-24T16:53:41+00:00

Recently I provided a nutrition assessment for a mother of a young child.  The two-year-old liked apples and ate 1/2 an apple every day.  I asked the Mom if she had a source of

Is There Vitamin C in Apples?2019-01-24T16:53:41+00:00