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Ashwagandha vs. Rhodiola: Is There Evidence Behind the Hype? 

Ashwagandha vs. Rhodiola: Is There Evidence Behind the Hype? was written by Laura Ugwuoke and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: June 20, 2023 Both Ashwagandha and Rhodiola are categorized as adaptogenic herbs. Before considering the benefits of Ashwagandha vs Rhodiola and the evidence behind them, we first need to understand what an adaptogen is.  What are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are active ingredients found in certain herbal plants and mushrooms. People take them to better adapt to stress, anxiety, and fatigue.  These adaptogens work by targeting certain elements in our body that make us

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15 Sautéed Chickpea Recipes to Try Today

“15 Sautéed Chickpea Recipes to Try Today” was written by Ayah Al-Anani and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD. Last updated: June 13, 2023 Sautéed Chickpea Recipes: Why Chickpeas? After reading this title, you might be thinking, “why chickpeas?” For starters, chickpeas are a nutritional powerhousepacked with plant-based protein and fiber. Did you know that both protein and fiber can help keep us fuller for longer?  Protein lowers the hunger hormone ghrelin (the messenger in our body that tells us when we’re hungry), while boosting our fullness hormone called peptide YY (the messenger in our

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The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins for Picky Eaters

“The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins for Picky Eaters” was written by Bailey Gibbs and edited/reviewed by Rivah Goldstein, MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver, MHSc, RD. Last updated: September 19, 2023 The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins for Picky Eaters Have you wondered if your picky eater should be taking vitamin or mineral supplements? Or if they can get all their micronutrients from food? There is a lot of conflicting information online so let’s get started on this ultimate guide to vitamins for picky eaters! First things first: What is a Vitamin? Vitamins are micronutrients that our body needs in small amounts

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Protein for ADHD: Boosting Brain Power and Focus

“Protein for ADHD: Boosting Brain Power and Focus” was written by Kate Hermiston BSc Hons. and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD. Last updated: May 25, 2023 Intro to Protein for ADHD Food can have a powerful effect on the brain! Did you know that what we eat can positively or negatively impact our cognitive function?  This blog post will explore the connection between protein and ADHD symptoms, as well as providing ways to incorporate more protein into your life! What is Protein?  Protein is one of the three major macronutrients that our body needs

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How to Choose Cereals with Fiber

How To Choose Cereals with Fiber was written by Jenn Zubair of Nutrition by Jenn and reviewed/edited by Rivah Goldstein MScFN, RD and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: May 18, 2023 Join us as we highlight our favorite cereals with fiber! We explore what fiber is, discuss its roles in health, how to make it taste better, and how to choose a cereal with fiber by sharing some tips and tricks, and our top 5 favorite cereals with fiber! We offer you science-backed explanations and tips that will help you understand how to increase your fiber intake, and why

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15 Easy High Protein Meal Prep Recipes

“15 Easy High Protein Meal Prep Recipes” was written by Ayah Al-Anani and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: April 24, 2023 With a busy schedule, trying to eat enough can be challenging! Whether it’s due to stress, feeling overwhelmed, lack of time, or simply a lack of creativity, food can be the last thing on our minds. We totally get it!  If you resonate with this, then meal prepping might be the solution for you! Meal prepping can sound daunting, but don’t worry, we’ve made it simple and easy for you! Keep reading as we’ve put together

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65 Body Image Affirmations for Self Love

“65 Body Image Affirmations for Self Love” was written by Ayah Al-Anani and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Medical Disclaimer: The information in this article is meant for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be personalized medical or nutrition advice. For a plan tailored to your needs, please consult with a Registered Dietitian or qualified healthcare professional.  If you or anyone you know is struggling with body image and/or an eating disorder(s), or disordered eating, please consult with a qualified healthcare professional. Information in this blog post is not a replacement for healthcare. Trigger Warning: Please skip

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