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Five ways to spice up your summer salad

When the weather gets hot, we are more likely to opt for a crisp refreshing salad for lunch or ...
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Break through your weight-loss plateau

If you have ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably experienced a weight loss plateau and know ...
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Nutrigenetics: the future of personalized nutrition

Consider this scenario: two men of the same age, weight, and height, with similar lifestyles, both ...
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Easy ways to minimize food waste

Believe it or not, almost half of all food produced worldwide ends up in the trash — whether during ...
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What's in your plate can save the planet

We know that our diet has a significant impact on our health, but we don’t always think about the ...
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Greek Spaghetti Squash Bowl

An excellent alternative to pasta, this spaghetti squash bowl will satisfy your cravings for Greek ...
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The best foods for women as they age

It’s no surprise that women have different nutritional needs than men. Hormonal changes that occur ...
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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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Swap your beef burger for a plant-based one

By Medisys | March 18 2019 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Whether you're looking to reduce your meat consumption, find a substitus to dairy products because ...
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Unlock the Potential of Food

Food has the potential to offer a variety of benefits, including increased energy, decreased risk ...
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Healthy Food Swaps

When it comes to eating healthy, small changes can add up to offer huge health benefits. These ...
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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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The Ketogenic Diet - A Beginners Guide

The Ketogenic diet has been rising in popularity over the past few years thanks to its many ...
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Overeating: mind the portions!

Did you find yourself over indulging latly? Don’t feel badly about it; you now have time to get ...
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Quick and easy lunch ideas

The table below includes a list of healthy snacks that can easily be made into lunches. Be ...
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4 Super-Healthy Smoothie Recipes

One smoothie does not fit all flavour preferences. These smoothie recipes are meals designed by ...
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DIY Fajita Spice Mix - A Perfect Holiday Gift for Foodies

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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Vegan, Gluten-Free, Gingerbread Granola

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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9 Tips for Healthier, Happier Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, our social calendars begin to become filled with parties, ...
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5 Holiday Meal Hacks

Is a healthy family feast on your wish list this year? Studies show that the average weight gain ...
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Beet hummus - an easy, healthy, festive, holiday dip!

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for an easy, festive holiday recipe to serve at your next company pot luck or holiday ...
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Refined Sugar Free Holiday Gingerbread Loaf

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe is adapted ...
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MOST ADULTS GAIN 1-5 POUNDS DURING THE HOLIDAYS, AND KEEP IT ON

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
December holidays come but once a year, can’t we let loose a little? Do you really want me to spoil ...
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Looking for Healthier Holiday Treats? Try Our Sugar Free, Alcohol-Free Eggnog!

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that the average Canadian over the age of 15 drinks 10 litres of pure alcohol per ...
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How to avoid putting on those 'holiday party pounds'

Most of us know that eggnog, shortbread cookies, mini sausage rolls, turkey stuffing and mini ...
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Intermittent Fasting 101

By Iris Lozano, RD | October 23 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is intermittent fasting? 
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Are your kids at risk of food addiction?

According to the government of Canada's public health survey, a whopping 30% of our kids (aged 5 to ...
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Apple Black Cherry Kefir Overnight Oats

By Medisys | September 22 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This hearty, fibre-rich breakfast is a delicious alternative to hot oatmeal. The oats are soaked ...
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Lemony Yogurt Dill Dressing

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Yogurt is a great source of protein and calcium, it's also a good source of riboflavin, phosphorus ...
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Simple Tahini Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Tahini is made from ground toasted sesame seeds.  It is a source of selenium, a mineral important ...
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Jalapeño Greek Yogurt Southwestern Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Plain Greek yogurt is packed with protein and calcium, it's also a good source of riboflavin, ...
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Vegan Pulled Mushrooms and Brussels Sprout Slaw with Spicy Ginger Peanut Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking to incorporate more vegan meals and side dishes into your diet? Try this delectable, ...
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Garlic-Ginger Pumpkin Seed Sauce

By Alissa Vieth | September 17 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Shelled pumpkin seeds make a delicious, healthy snack either on their own (roasted or raw) and ...
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Healthy and Unhealthy Ways to Follow the Keto Diet

Dispelling myths of the keto diet Conventional wisdom may suggest that in order to avoid getting ...
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Do I really need to take a daily multivitamin?

Taking a multivitamin may seem like a convenient way to meet our basic micronutrient needs but ...
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7 superfoods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
A healthy, varied diet is essential for optimal health. But what about so called "superfoods"? A ...
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Halloween party? Try these healthy, spooky menu ideas

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for spooky Halloween menu ideas without copious amounts of sugar? Try these four ideas. ...
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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
Many restaurants fill their takeout boxes with portions of white rice, noodles, or other ...
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5 Minute Shrimp Salad

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This salad is easy to make, healthy, and it's truly delicious.  It’s also a great source of ...
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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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Nutrition to Enhance Sports Performance

It’s no secret that physical activity has many positive effects on individual health, and that it ...
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Our Most Refreshing Summer Mocktails

By Medisys | August 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
There’s a mocktail movement afoot. Whether it’s a heightened awareness of the health risks of ...
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The lowdown on protein powders

It is recommended that adults consume at least 0.8g of protein per kg of body weight per ...
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How to make the perfect turkey burger

By Medisys | May 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
These turkey burgers are always a hit because they're so flavourful. It doesn't hurt that they're ...
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Fight disease with a diet rich in fibre

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is dietary fibre? Fibre is the indigestible portion of food that regulates intestinal function ...
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Why should you eat breakfast?

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
When you wake up in the morning, your stomach is running on empty. In order to replenish your ...
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Healthy carrot cake overnight oats

Overnight oats are a great solution for a busy morning. Oats provide fibre and protein to help keep ...
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Homemade 100% Mango Fruit Roll Ups

By Medisys | April 28 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to research conducted by the University of Montreal,  48.3 per cent of Canadians’ daily ...
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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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Chocolatey chia avocado bean brownies

Bring these ooey gooey chocolaty brownies to a potluck to let your colleagues test them out. The ...
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10 minute watermelon feta avocado salad

You know summer is here when watermelon is front and centre in the grocery store! Of course ...
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What you should and shouldn't eat before your workout

While most runners will worry about what to eat before, during and after training or competition, ...
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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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How pomegranates protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Recent research suggests that pomegranate extract, which is a rich source of disease-fighting ...
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Lunch ideas that will save you thousands of calories

By Medisys | April 19 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that the average order of Pad Thai contains TWO DAYS worth of sodium and over 1,500 ...
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