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Stock Your Kitchen Like a Dietitian

Jun 16, 2021

By: Andrea D’Ambrosio, Registered Dietitian & Owner of Dietetic Directions Want to stock your kitchen like a dietitian? If so, this blog will help you do just that! Stocking your kitchen is a p…

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What is Meal Planning? (and 3 Tips to Get Started! ...

Jun 15, 2021

  By: Andrea D’Ambrosio, Registered Dietitian & Owner of Dietetic Directions  Do you find yourself stuck with the “What’s for Dinner Dilemma?” If so, you are not alone. Many couples, individuals …

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Keep it cool with eggs this summer

May 12, 2021

With the warm weather approaching, you might be planning a picnic or two. You might even be dusting off your backyard patio furniture so that you can enjoy some grilling and eating out in the sunshine…

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Let's talk yolk colour

May 12, 2021

We hear it often. You come home from the grocery store to crack open a new dozen of eggs, only to notice that instead of the sunny-side-up yellow yolk you’re used to, you see a pale looking yellow. O…

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How eating eggs at breakfast helps with weight con ...

Apr 8, 2021

By Carol Harrison, RD, ​http://www.Yummylunchclub.ca  Have you noticed that when you eat eggs for breakfast, you’re less likely to feel hungry before lunchtime? I’ve done some digging into the resear…

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No eggs-cuses: zero reasons to skip the yolk

Apr 8, 2021

If you enjoy eggs as much as we do, you’ll be thrilled to find out that they are not only tasty but incredibly nutritious. Sometimes, folks who are watching their weight choose to skip the yolk, havin…

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Spring into good health with eggs

Mar 22, 2021

With spring finally on the horizon, we can’t help but look forward to summer! So we want to help you get that beach body ready! We put together a list of feel-good recipes to help you meet your healt…

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3 go-to quick meal ideas for lazy summer days

May 29, 2020

 Written by Carol Harrison, Registered Dietitian  One way I’ve kept the kitchen cool this summer is by cooking with eggs. Especially on hot summer days, you might want to avoid turning on your oven. …

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Should I Wash My Store Bought Eggs?

May 22, 2020

You may be bringing your groceries home and wondering whether there are any further steps you can take to ensure they’re safe and ready to use. With the recent global health emergency being very prese…

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Delicious ways to power your day with eggs

May 24, 2018

One of the healthiest habits you can adopt is to cook and eat more meals at home using simple, nutrient-rich whole foods, like eggs. They’re easy to prepare, delicious and versatile. Working togeth…

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Does your breakfast have enough protein?

Mar 22, 2018

By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD, www.shannoncrocker.ca How can you get long-lasting energy in the morning? Eat eggs for breakfast! One of my favourite breakfasts is rustic whole grain toast topped with …

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What dietitians want you to do for a healthy heart

Mar 22, 2018

By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD, www.shannoncrocker.ca Want to keep your heart healthy? Make more meals at home! As a registered dietitian, this is one piece of advice that I am 100% behind. I’d shout i…

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5 fantastic reasons to eat egg yolks

Mar 22, 2018

By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD, www.shannoncrocker.ca Don’t skip the yolk! Creamy, soft poached eggs with whole grain toast and a hot, frothy latte—that’s what my breakfast dreams are made of. If you …

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A Dozen Reasons to Eat Eggs (and not feel guilty a ...

Aug 11, 2015

Improves Concentration Good nutrition affects a child’s ability to learn. Research* has shown that eating a well-balanced breakfast can improve a child’s: concentration level and attention span mat…

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Eggs and heart disease and how they relate to each ...

Aug 15, 2012

If there is one thing that has become clear to me in 20 years of being a dietitian it is this: it’s our dietary patterns or what we eat (and drink) day in and day out that really matters.  No single f…

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Another reason an Egg a Day is OK

Apr 10, 2012

There’s new research that uses more precise methods of measuring how much protein we need. It shows we may need more protein than previously thought - a whopping 30% more for kids and 70% more for adu…

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Dipping Eggs

Mar 28, 2011

The liquid gold yolk of a partially cooked egg is a thing of beauty to many egg lovers! However, soft-cooked (aka soft-boiled) is not the way most of us usually eat our eggs. Sometimes it's because w…

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A protein rich breakfast can help to manage hunger ...

Jun 3, 2010

It's no secret we have an obesity problem in North America. But did you know that nearly one in three American children are overweight or obese? Sadly, at one in four in Canada, the situation here i…

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