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by Kellogg's All-Bran* on Apr 27th 2016

A high fibre diet is especially important for people with diabetes. Download the Get the Facts on Fibre fact sheet to learn more about fibre and for easy tips on how to increase your fibre intake. Share your thoughts/comments below ↓...

by Rosie Schwartz, RD on Feb 6th 2015

1. No special foods needed If you have diabetes, you don’t require special foods or have to eat separate meals from your family and friends. In fact, wise food choices for those with diabetes go hand-in-hand with healthy eating guidelines for everyone. 2. Choose...

Some time ago I was talking with friends about what is new in food and nutrition, what is in, what is out and what is trendy. For example, protein is right on trend, coconut water and coconut everything, very in, just like gluten-free, superfruits, natural and...

Boost your Vegetable and Fruit Intake Diet plays a major role in the treatment of diabetes. The Canadian Diabetes Association recommends a healthy diet that includes a variety of foods from all of the food groups, including vegetables and fruits. A diet high in...

by Sheila Walker, RD, CDE, M.Ed on Apr 16th 2013

The majority of Canadians do not consume enough fibre. The recommendation for fibre has been increased to 25-50 grams in the CDA 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines. This article will explore why fibre is so important and some practical ways of helping our clients...

by Jasmine Arellano, RD on Feb 19th 2013

As humans, we have a genetic predisposition to crave foods high in fat and salt. The natural instinct to satisfy taste and palatability is an evolutionary trait that once fueled the survival of our ancestors. Yet, in the age of sedentary lifestyles, fast food and...

by Gina Sunderland, MSc, RD on Aug 7th 2012

Warm weather and sunshine find Canadians firing up their barbeques and migrating back to their neighbourhood ice cream shop. But isn’t summer the time when we should all be getting more active, eating healthier and working off some of those extra pounds of winter...

by Jasmine Arellano, RD on Jul 18th 2012

Nutritional Gatekeepers: Parents Regaining Control of the Household Food Supply. In a short period of time, we have watched our environment evolve into a high tech, sedentary, junk food infused society.  Healthy, balanced eating is often overshadowed by a media...

by Gina Sunderland, MSc, RD on Jul 18th 2012

This scenario is familiar to many of us…  A new best-seller diet book promises their new diet discovery will melt away your excess pounds in merely days.  In our thin-obsessed society, the allure of quick-weight-loss-fixes can be irresistible.  But if long-term,...