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Meal Prep for Picky Eaters: A Parents’ Guide

“Meal Prep for Picky Eaters: A Parents’ Guide” was written by Bailey Gibbs and edited/reviewed by Gabi Abreu, BSc and Jackie Silver, MHSc, RD. Last updated: April 10, 2024 Intro to Meal Prep for Picky Eaters “What are we going to eat for dinner?” A question we may ask ourselves multiple times a week. It can be stressful to come home after a long day and be faced with the task of deciding what to cook, especially with picky eaters in the family. Both younger and older children can exhibit picky eating habits, further complicating mealtime. Adding to the complexity, there

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SCI Nutrition Decoded: Your Comprehensive Guide

“SCI Nutrition Decoded: Your Comprehensive Guide” was written by Kaitlyn Wilson and edited/reviewed by Gabi Abreu, BSc and Jackie Silver, MHSc, RD. Last updated: March 25, 2024 SCI Nutrition: Importance of Nutrition for Paralysis From a young age, lots of us hear about the importance of eating well for good health. Whether that be fostered through school, interactions with friends and family, or through the media.  Nutrition information is everywhere we look! Unfortunately, not all information is created equal, and it is a heavy task to find reliable, evidence-based nutrition information.  Additionally, the task to eat based on evidence becomes

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ADHD and Sugar Cravings: Is There A Link?

ADHD and Sugar Cravings: Is There A Link? was written by Jennifer Cope and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: March 27, 2024 Sweets are loved by many, and for different reasons. Some people use sweets as a pick-me-up after a bad day, others like the routine of having a sweet treat after dinner, and others may like to eat sugar on special occasions. Whether for comfort, routine or celebration, sugar is ingrained in our lives for many different purposes.  But what happens when you start to want sugar more often? When you’re hit with major sugar cravings that feel

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What to Eat With No Appetite: 11 Nourishing Ideas

What to Eat With No Appetite: 11 Nourishing Ideas was written by Laura Ugwuoke and reviewed/edited by Gabi Abreu and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Discover easy and nourishing food ideas for days when you don’t know what to eat with no appetite. Explore 11 delicious sensory-friendly recipes, from smoothies to juices and muffins. Uncover the intersection of neurodiversity and nutrition, exploring additional factors that can lead to a low appetite. Get practical tips for eating with no appetite and find support in creating a plan that suits your needs. If you’re unsure what to eat when your appetite is low, this

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7 Cortisol-Lowering Foods to Keep Stress at Bay

7 Cortisol-Lowering Foods to Keep Stress at Bay was written by Fiona Mainolfi and reviewed/edited by Gabi Abreu and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: March 6, 2024 Stress is a topic that is frequently discussed in our everyday lives, impacting everyone in various ways. Whether it’s the stress of meeting a work deadline, tackling school assignments, or managing the responsibilities of preparing your children’s school lunches, stress is a pervasive aspect of our experiences.  But what really is stress? Why do we feel stressed and is it possible to decrease stress levels simply by changing the way we eat?  Let’s

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Gingerbread High Protein Overnight Oats

“Gingerbread High Protein Overnight Oats” recipe was developed by Fiona Mainolfi and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein, MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: November 22, 2023 Gingerbread High Protein Overnight Oats The holidays are just around the corner, and what  better way to get into the spirit of the season than kickstarting your mornings with these nourishing and festive gingerbread high protein overnight oats. These oats are simple to make, require few ingredients and are perfect for meal prep throughout the week! Unique Health Benefits of These Gingerbread High Protein Overnight Oats This recipe contains a variety of

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Exploring the Link Between ADHD and Picky Eating

Exploring the Link Between ADHD and Picky Eating was written by Laura Ugwuoke and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: November 16, 2023 Do you ever find yourself being a bit picky about the foods you eat? Maybe certain textures or tastes just don’t sit right with you? You’re not alone!  Picky eating is something that many people experience, but did you know that for individuals living with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), it can be even more challenging! In this article, we’ll dive into the fascinating connection between ADHD and picky eating. To

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