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  • Wait….Did you brush? Oral Health and Disease Risk.

    This week on the blog I interviewed Corinne Alain, Registered Dental Hygienist about the importance of oral health. Who is even less popular than a dietitian at a party? That is right! A hygienist! That is because the one thing we like less than being told to eat our veggies is being told to floss our teeth. I’ve been seeing a lot of research lately though about the important links between our oral health and…

  • How-to Improve your Gut Health, without spending loads of cash

    Guest post by Alexis Silver The microbiome is a hot topic and everyone wants to know how to heal their gut. Have you heard that you should ‘Feed that ‘good’ bacteria in your gut!’ ‘Take your probiotics daily’ ‘Sip on a refreshing kombucha to cleanse your colon’? I have! And while it all sounds good, I wanted to dig a little bit deeper into this trendy new health topic. Particularly, I wanted to learn more…

  • Can you raise healthy kids on a plant-based diet?

    By: Claudia Chang and Pamela Fergusson A growing number of families are raising their children on a plant-based diet. This has raised some controversy, as many people question if a child can actually get everything they need to grow well on a vegan diet. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a well planned vegan diet is healthy, nutritionally adequate and appropriate for all stages of the life cycle. You may be wondering what…

  • My week on a plant-based diet

    Hi, my name is Stephanie. I am completing a Masters in Nutrition Communication from Ryerson, on my way to becoming a registered dietitian. I have the great fortune of completing one of my internship rotations with Pamela. I have learned so much about plant-based diets in the short time that I have been working with her, so I decided to give it a try. One week, no animal products or by-products. Nothing but wholesome fruits,…