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Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein is the darling of dieters, discussion topic of bodybuilders, and the main event of most meals. Have you ever wondered, how can you tell if you are getting enough protein in your diet? Today my fantastic volunteer Abby Berendt has put together this infographic to help answer this important question. 

What is the Health Halo Part 1: How It Affects our Eating Choices

Clever marketing and cognitive miser are leading us to develop shopping habits which aren't as healthy as we think they are. This article breaks down what health halos are, common examples of them, and steps to take to determine if a food is actually healthy or not....

11 Ways to Eat Healthy and Not Break the Bank

As a Registered Dietitian, I don’t want my clients to see their budget as an obstacle to healthy eating, especially since there are so many inexpensive healthy foods out there (I’m looking at your dried chickpeas)! So thanks to my nutrition student Nawal Omran we have summarized below some great information, to help you troubleshoot and save some dough on healthy food.

Best Food and Nutrition Podcasts

I'm always on the hunt for new podcasts. If you're looking to listen to some quality podcasts from the nutrition and food field here are my top suggestions to try.  What are your favourite food related podcasts?  Have you listened to any of the above podcasts...

Welcome to Foods and Thoughts,

I’m Rebecca, a Registered Dietitian based out of Ontario Canada. I am a self-proclaimed “Lazy RD” because while nutrition is a priority of mine, spending tonnes of time in the kitchen isn’t. 

I make appearances on radio, TV and social media platforms, to communicate evidenced-based nutrition information, and “Lazy RD” hacks to as many people as I can reach. 

My ultimate goal is to help people improve their health and halt the diet mentality.

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