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Kristin Wiens, MSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian. She works as a clinician, research consultant and educator.
Jill Parnell, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University. She instructs courses and conducts research in the field of nutrition.
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It’s all in the memory… Researchers suggest that thinking about what you ate for your last meal can help you reduce your food intake. Record keeping has long been promoted as a means of weight control and here we have … Continue reading
Is Beyoncé keeping kids drinking soda? New research from the University of Liverpool suggests that celebrity junk food endorsements encourage children to not only preferentially choose those specific brands BUT also eat more of them! We love this blog post … Continue reading
“Sodium levels in many foods served at Canadian restaurant chains exceed the amount an adult should take in during a day, a new study finds.” (1) and “Obesity rates are still climbing in Canada” (2) Wow! Last week was a … Continue reading
More evidence that “good” fat is more effective than low-fat at reducing risk of CVD! In the PREDIMED study, participants were randomized to either 1) Low fat diet, 2) Mediterranean diet with focus on olive oil or 3) Mediterranean diet … Continue reading
Death Defying Vitamin D. Low levels of vitamin D have been associated with an increased risk of death, especially in older adults who are frail. Canada’s Food Guide recommends 400 IU supplemental vitamin D per day for those over 50 … Continue reading