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New recommendations for calcium and vitamin D were released on Nov 30, 2010. Two changes that will affect many of us (mom’s) are: 1. Pregnant and lactating women do not need more calcium than their non-pregnant / non-lactating counterparts because during pregnancy and lactation the body is more efficient at absorption and utilization. Therefore, pregnant […]

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As many of your know, I send out a Nutrition Newsletter each month. This year, I wanted to start off with something positive! When asked about our diet, what often comes to mind is those foods we should ‘cut out’ or eat less of. Right?!? Instead of taking this approach, how about starting this year […]

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Dietitian’s Kitchen

by Dani Health on November 18, 2010 · 0 comments

As a Nutrition Professional, I continually search for healthy food products – for myself, my family, and my clients. In addition to meeting my strict nutrition criteria, they must be quick, convenient, and taste great! Here are a few of the products that you’ll find in my kitchen. Click here to view this month’s Dietitian’s […]

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Here are some simple ways to add whole grains, fruits, and vegetables to your kids’ lunchbox – and maybe your own too! 1. A fan-favourite, Hawaiian English Muffin Pizzas give your kids all four food groups in one tasty bite! Use whole wheat English muffins (or pitas), mozzarella cheese with <20%MF, a lower sodium ham, […]

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We all know that diets don’t work, right?! But, what if you need to lose some weight? What can you do to shed some pounds without succumbing to the latest fad diet? This month’s newsletter reveals 6 sure-fire weight loss secrets to help you on your way to healthy weight loss. I’ve named it “Weight […]

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August is Avocado Month! Test out one of these heart-healthy recipes: • Summer Avocado Salad • Avocado & Pumpkin Seed Salad Did you know? The creamier the flesh of the avocado, the higher in fat it is! Avocado is definitely something that we should be including in our diet more often. However, even though they […]

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Research suggests that for a majority of Canadians, food labels play a key role in providing us with information on the foods we buy. However, the same research indicates we don’t always understand everything we read, and many of us are confused by the terms we see on labels. Is this true for you? Alberta […]

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New Recipes for July

by Dani Health on July 22, 2010 · 1 comment

This month, Dani’s Recipes features 3 new burgers! • Beef Burger with Avocado Salsa • BBQ Chicken Breast Burger • Portobello Mushroom Burger To print the recipes, click on your favourite burger or go to www.danihealth.com/danis-recipes. Enjoy! Danielle Van Schaick, BASc, RD Head Registered Dietitian Dani Health & Nutrition Services (250) 380-3847 www.danihealth.com Join our Mailing List

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