Healthy Summer Eating
What a great time of the year! Exams are coming to an end and summer is fast approaching. Whatever your plans are, whether it’s to stay and enjoy Ottawa (Parliament... More
Have Fun with Fermented Foods!
Before the days of refrigeration, fermentation was the most common way to preserve food and was a very important practice. Nowadays, fermented foods have regained popularity once more due to... More
The Facts on Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has become a trendy ingredient in the past few years. It is commonly being used not only as an ingredient in our meals but is also popping... More
Planning a Balanced Vegan Diet
Vegan diets have skyrocketed in popularity in the past few years. You most likely know someone in your circle of friends who has dabbled in veganism, or perhaps you yourself... More
Fueling Exercise with Food
Proper nutrition is important to ensure that you’re fueling your workout properly. Eating the right foods at the right times before and after your workout can not only improve... More
Eating Healthy on a Budget
You finally gather up the courage to check your bank account. Eek! Looks like all those late night shawarma and pizza runs have caught up to you – it’s time... More
Happy Nutrition Month Ravens!
Is it our Dietitians’ birthdays? Well our professional day of Honor is Registered Dietitians Day on March 14th (calendar reminder to follow this post) so feel free to drop by... More
Probiotics and Prebiotics: What’s the deal?
You might have heard of probiotics from the yogurt you buy at your local grocery store. Or, you may have read somewhere that probiotics are good for you. Or perhaps... More
The Whole Story on Whole Grains
Okay, so you’ve finally made the switch from white bread to whole-wheat bread. Now, all of a sudden, the term whole grain is making its way around. What’s the story?... More
Organic Foods: Are they actually better?
In our culture, organic has become a symbol for healthier food. But has it become more of a status symbol or are you really getting what you pay for? ... More
Your Dietary Questions, Answered! February Edition
Welcome to the Ask a Dietitian column! Over the course of the school year, our Registered Dietitians and dietetic interns get some deep questions regarding nutrition and food from students... More