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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

The Role of Protein in our Bodies

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) If you have been following along you know we are in the middle of... View Article

Why We Need Fibre

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) This week we are continuing with the spotlight on carbohydrates, with a focus on... View Article

Recipe Ideas: The Role of Carbohydrates in our Bodies

Happy National Dietitans Day! Today we want to continue from our recent post about The Role of Carbohydrates in our... View Article

The Role of Carbohydrates in our Bodies

By: Amber Whittemore RD, BSN, MHSc(c) Did you know that March is Nutrition Month in Canada? In honour of this... View Article

How To: Add Omega-3 into Your Diet Through Food

Feb. 7,2021 —Amber Whittemore, RD, BSN, MHSc(c) This week, we are talking about how to add more omega-3’s into your... View Article

How To: Add Zinc into Your Diet Through Food

Feb. 14, 2021 —Amber Whittemore, RD, BSN, MHSc(c) The focus of this week’s blog is all about how to add... View Article

The First Year College Slump

Transitions: Transitions are crucial stages of challenge and ultimately growth – but they are not comfortable.  There are so many... View Article

Vitamin D; The “Sunshine Vitamin” and It’s Link to Mental Health

Trying to sort through the onslaught of online nutrition advice and how it relates to our mental health can be... View Article