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31 Gifts for Kids with Autism: Picky Eater Edition

“31 Gifts for Kids with Autism: Picky Eater Edition” was written by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD and Ayah Al-Anani Join us in this post as we highlight 31 gifts for kids with autism who are picky eaters! The gift ideas listed below are awesome for helping autistic kids foster a positive relationship with food and expand their food choices. DISCLAIMER: We both acknowledge that while we are not neurodivergent, it would be ideal for someone who identifies as neurodivergent to write this type of blog post, but there are not many neurodivergent healthcare professionals. I, (Jackie) as a registered dietitian, have

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60 ADHD Gifts for Adults: Health & Wellbeing Edition

“ADHD Gifts For Adults: Health & Wellbeing Edition” was written by Ayah Al-Anani and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Join us in this post as we highlight 60 health and wellbeing ADHD gifts for adults! We suggest various cooking tools, gifts for the home, fidget gadgets, meal delivery services, and more! This collection includes something for everyone, with a theme of making life easier! DISCLAIMER: We both acknowledge that while we are not neurodivergent, it would be ideal for someone who identifies as neurodivergent to write this type of blog post, but there are not many neurodivergent healthcare professionals.

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60 Health & Wellness Gifts for Autistic Adults

“60 Health & Wellness Gifts for Autistic Adults” was written by Jenn Zubair of Nutrition by Jenn and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Join us in this post as we highlight – health and wellness gifts for autistic adults! We suggest various cooking tools, exercise equipment, a selection of relaxing gifts, cooking classes, and meal delivery services! This collection includes something for everyone, with a theme of making life easier! DISCLAIMER: We both acknowledge that while we are not neurodivergent, it would be ideal for someone who identifies as neurodivergent to write this type of blog post, but there

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How to Promote Wound Healing through Nutrition

How to Promote Wound Healing through Nutrition was written by Jenn Zubair of Nutrition by Jenn and reviewed/edited by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: October 5, 2022 Join us in this post as we highlight how to promote wound healing through optimal nutrition. We explore 4 major categories, including increasing protein, consuming extra calories, fluids, and vitamin supplementation. We offer you science-backed explanations and tips that will help you understand how to promote wound healing through diet. Note that there are many names for pressure wounds, such as pressure sores, ulcers, injuries, or bedsores. We will use these names

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars (Vegan)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars recipe was developed and photographed by Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: October 5, 2022 No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars Who doesn’t love a chocolate and peanut butter combo?!? The flavour combination is totally divine, in my opinion. These chocolate peanut butter oat bars are something I make very often in my home. I like to make a batch, cut them into squares, and store them in the freezer for whenever hunger strikes.  I personally enjoy these chocolate peanut butter oat bars for an evening snack before bed with a glass of soy milk. They

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Creamy Coconut Milk, Pumpkin and Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Coconut Milk, Pumpkin and Mushroom Risotto Recipe was developed by Ayah Al-Anani and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD. Photos by Jackie Silver. Last updated: September 28, 2022 It’s Pumpkin Season!  With the weather getting chillier out, we thought the best way to solve that was by sharing a comforting, hot, pumpkin recipe. This heart-warming, delicious coconut milk, pumpkin and mushroom risotto is a great dish to make to welcome the Fall season. What makes this recipe so delicious and unique is the coconut milk which makes this risotto oh-so-creamy.  By including pumpkin into this risotto recipe, we’re helping you incorporate seasonal

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What to Eat After Surgery to Promote Healing and Recovery

“What to Eat After Surgery to Promote Healing and Recovery” was written by Cristina Cirone, Ayah Al-Anani, and Jackie Silver MHSc, RD Last updated: September 1, 2022 Surgery takes a significant toll on your body and postoperative recovery can be an extensive and grueling process. What you eat after surgery can have a substantial impact on your healing and recovery process!  Going through major surgery is kind of like running a marathon: you fuel your body before the race to ensure you have enough energy for it and then you re-fuel afterwards to promote muscle repair, prevent injury, and restore

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