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Staying Healthy in University (from the perspective of nutrition students)

Since I've been out of school for a while now, I thought it would give an interesting perspective to have my 2 summer volunteer students write about their tips for staying healthy as they enter their (demanding) 3rd and 4th year of the Honors Specialization in Nutrition & Dietetics program at Western University.

My 6 Favourite On-The-Go Breakfasts!

I get that many people consider breakfast to be their least favourite meal of the day, and often do not eat it. Whether they aren’t hungry that early, don’t have the time, or don’t like breakfast food, there are many excuses that prevent people from eating what’s arguably the most important meal of the day.

Diet Culture And Our Relationship With Food

Having a positive relationship food is necessary for optimal physical and mental health. Yet many people today do not have this type of relationship. Why? For numerous reasons, a major one being diet culture and food trends.

Grocery Store Field Trip: educating children on healthy eating habits through a fun, hands-on experience

I recently had the opportunity to educate a grade 4 class about healthy eating for their age with a presentation and grocery store field trip. It was such a great experience, so wanted to share it with you!

5 Tips To Start 2017 On A Healthy Note

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season, filled with quality family time, delicious food, and lots of relaxation. I’m sure that most of us (including myself) are still feeling a little sluggish after the holidays and trying to find the motivation to get back into an old or start a new healthy routine.

Ingredient Swaps for Holiday Recipes

The holiday season is fully upon us and that means you have likely already attended a few parties, eaten a couple gingerbread cookies, and have been busy in the kitchen! Hosting a dinner or even preparing a potluck dish can be stressful having to accommodate every guest’s preferences and dietary restrictions.

About Nicole

Food has always been my passion; I love to eat it, cook it, experiment with it, take photos of it, and study it. I am thrilled to be in a profession that focuses on food, something that everyone thinks about and deals with on a daily basis.

In the confusing and ever-changing field of nutrition, you may find it hard to navigate through the overwhelming amount of information available from various sources. My job as a Registered Dietitian is to provide you with scientifically proven, evidence-based recommendations that will help you reach your nutrition goals.