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Part 3 – The link between ASD and Eating Disorders

By: Amber Whittemore RD BSN MHSc **Disclaimer: this blog gives general evidence-based links between some common associations between ASD and... View Article

The Link Between Autism and Atypical Eating Patterns in Your Child or Adolescent Part 2

Strategies to Try and Manage “Picky Eating” By: Amber Whittemore RD BSN MHSc Welcome back to the HEC blog, where... View Article

The Link Between Autism and Atypical Eating Patterns in Your Child or Adolescent-Part 1

An Introduction to Strategies to Manage “Picky Eating” By: Amber Whittemore RD BSN MHSc **Disclaimer: the following are ideas that... View Article

The Essential Role of Body Fat in Our Health – part 5

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) Welcome back to the final blog in the series on the essential roles of... View Article

The Essential Role of Body Fat in Our Health – Part 4

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) Welcome back to the series on the essential roles of body fat! The previous... View Article

The Essential Role of Body Fat in Our Health- Part 3

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc Fat stores build and maintain our immunity A robust immune system relies on adequate... View Article

The Essential Role of Body Fat in Our Health- Part 2

Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc Fat stores provide our body with energy during rest and physical activity Our bodies rely... View Article

The Essential Role of Body Fat in Our Health: Part 1

Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc Welcome back to the HEC blog, where today the focus is all about body fat... View Article

The Role of Fatty Acids in our Bodies

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) This week’s nutrition blog is all about healthy fats! More specifically: the fatty acids... View Article

Tips for Increasing Your Protein

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) Three tips on how you can increase your protein throughout the day! Aim for... View Article