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Jessica Tong, RD

Recent Posts

5 Food and nutrition trends for 2020

Trends in the food and nutrition world seem to change as quickly as the 52-week fashion cycle, but ...
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Recipe: Hearty Instant Pot Carnitas

By Jessica Tong, RD | November 11 2019 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe, created by Jessica Tong, Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant at Medisys, is ...
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Recipe: Gluten-free, high-protein Dutch baby

Inspired by David Eyre’s pancake from the New York Times Cookbook, Jessica’s version of the Dutch ...
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What to eat for a radiant, healthy skin

Today more than ever, both in adolescence and in adulthood, men and women feel increased pressure ...
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The Truth about Soy: Busting the Myths

In today's era of endless content, there is an abundance of sources discussing what to include, or ...
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"Healthy" Takeout Meals with More Carbs Than Half a Loaf of White Bread!

By Jessica Tong, RD | September 10 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
"Healthy" Takeout Meal With More Carbs Than Half A Loaf Of Bread Many restaurants fill their ...
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The Skinny on Yogurt: 4 Yogurt Myths Debunked

According to the Canadian Dairy Commission, average yogurt consumption has increased by 43.7% over ...
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Carb comparison guide - takeout lunch orders

Confused about carbs? Check out our guide to discover which takeout meal choices contain more carbs ...
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Is charcoal healthy?

Foods fall in and out of “fashion” like colours and cuts of jeans. Foods like kale, gogi and acai ...
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Are you drinking the calorie equivalent of a pile of donuts?

Do you enjoy a glass of wine to help you unwind after a stressful work day or a cold beer on a hot ...
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The Healthier Takeout Lunches Guide - Free Download

Small changes to your takeout lunch order - like swapping crispy chicken for grilled - can have a ...
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5 foods that are falling off the popularity list (for good reason)

By Jessica Tong, RD | February 15 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Some food trends stick around for decades, others fall in and out of fashion like styles of jeans. ...
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Homemade shrimp wonton soup

Warm up to a bowl of Jessica Tong's ginger chicken broth with homemade shrimp wontons. 
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Gluten-free mini banana pancakes

These mini pancakes are perfect for lazy weekend mornings. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a ...
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Think artificial sweeteners are a better choice? Think again!

By Jessica Tong, RD; Andrea Stokes RD, and Dr. Farrell Cahill, Senior Research Lead, Medisys Health ...
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Cutting carbs?  Try our healthy low-carb meal planner!

Low-carb living shouldn't mean eating bacon, cold cuts, and high-fat cheese for every meal! If you ...
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Guess how much money your company is losing to persistent diarrhea?

By Jessica Tong, RD | September 08 2017 | Physical Health
Let’s get down to business. About 15-30% of Canadians suffer from chronic constipation1, ...
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30 Day No Refined Sugar Challenge Sign Up

Canadians consume, on average, 88 pounds of total sugars from all sources, each year. That's FOUR ...
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