• Dietitian uses 'spot the difference' game to highlight how subtle changes can impact weight loss

    Are you a fan of 'spot the difference' challenges? One dietitian is using the game to teach about the impact subtle meal differences have on weight loss.

  • Here’s how much sugar is in your favourite coffee shop drink

    Tactful marketing misleads many of us into making decisions that can have alarming effects on our blood sugar and cholesterol. This sweet summertime treat has 15.5 teaspoons of sugar, 12 grams saturated fat and 470 calories! To put that in perspective, a can of coke has about 10 teaspoons of sugar and 140 calories.

  • Ask a dietitian: What’s with all the hype over coconut oil?

    It seems like a plethora of articles, books and Instagram photos touting the many benefits of this magic oil popped up almost overnight but how do you tell fact from fad? Let’s break down the science of coconut oil so that you can determine if it’s worth it to include in your diet or if the marketers are just doing an incredible job at pocketing your money. Where does coconut oil actually come from?