August 7, 2014

What is the best diet?

Clinical Dietitian at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Abby Langer speaks about diets and nutrition.
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June 25, 2014

Five Reasons Why You Have Gas, and What to Do About It

I know it sounds a bit vulgar, but I’ve never been one to pull any punches. I get this question a lot in my practice, and from friends, too. For some reason, everyone wants me to solve their gas problems. How fun is that! Being a dietitian, I do talk
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May 23, 2014

The Eight Nutrition Trends That Drive This Dietitian Crazy

People are getting too free – as in, gluten, dairy, sugar, you name it. There are always those people who have legitimate food intolerances and allergies who actually need a diet that is ‘free’ of something. Everyone else, it’s not the wheat that’s making you bloated, it’s all those crackers
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April 10, 2014

Four Ways to Tell That Our Eating Culture Is Broken.

Ever since humans have walked on this earth, food and eating culture have played a significant role in defining who we are. Eating culture encompasses (but is not limited to) the passing on of recipes through generations, the nourishment we provide intellectually, emotionally, and physiologically when we teach our children
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March 31, 2014

Can Your Diet Be Grain-Free and Still Be Healthy?

The staff of life. ¼ of the plate. 60% of your diet. Grains have recently come under fire for being unhealthy, but for generations, they have been a diet mainstay of many cultures, and the darling of nutrition professionals everywhere. What happens when a person can’t eat grains, or chooses
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March 20, 2014

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight.

Wondering what’s going wrong? Maybe it’s one of these five things: You’re Eating Too Much, Healthy or Not My dad, who is a surgeon (but knows very little about nutrition, and I know other Dietitians are knowingly simultaneously nodding their heads and rolling their eyes while they read that), once
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