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December 21, 2015 by SPE Certified
The GMO debate has been going on for quite some time now, and as with most controversial topics, the issues are not so black and white. In this blog, we have complied some of the arguments and resources on both of the debate.
December 1, 2015 by Kinga Raynaud, Dietetic Intern
There are few better ways to warm up on a cold day than with a hot bowl of soup, but not everyone has the time to start from scratch. Dietetic Intern Kinga Raynaud provides tips for smart shopping when looking for ready-to-eat soups.
November 30, 2015 by Kinga Raynaud, Dietetic Intern
There are few better ways to warm up on a cold day than with a hot bowl of soup. Dietetic Intern Kinga Raynaud gives her tips on building a healthy, hearty bowl!
November 23, 2015 by Allison Aaron, Sr. Culinary Nutritionist
Don't let this year's Thanksgiving dinner put you in a food coma! Allison Aaron shares her tips to a lighter, but still satisfying, Thanksgiving dinner.
November 20, 2015 by Angela Foo, Dietetic Intern
Culinary Nutritionists from SPE Certified and our sister restaurant Rouge Tomate have been working with WITS for years. Our team had the opportunity to attend their first Annual Fall Summit which celebrated the 10 year anniversary for the WITS organization and served as a forum to share more about this organization and the great work they do in schools.
November 16, 2015 by Angela Foo, Dietetic Intern
What's the best way to recover after a workout? Try Angela's Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie and learn why it's balance or protein and carbs fits the bill for a post-exercise meal or snack.
November 10, 2015 by Angela Foo, Dietetic Intern
Worried that cutting back on meat will mean you won't get enough protein? Angela Foo breaks down the protein and some added nutrient benefits of plant-based sources of protein.
November 9, 2015 by Angela Foo, Dietetic Intern
With meat in the headlines, you may be thinking about protein. Nutritional guidance around protein needs can be confusing so Dietetic Intern Angela Foo shows you how to calculate your needs.
November 4, 2015 by Melissa Owens, Dietetic Intern
Artificial and non-nutritive sweeteners can reduce calories in a diet, but recent studies have found they may pose other health risks related to glucose intolerance and your gut microbiota. Dietetic Intern Melissa Owens summarizes the new research and provides alternatives to quench your thirst.
October 30, 2015 by Allison Aaron, Sr. Culinary Nutritionist
Allison Aaron gives her perspective to help you understand the recent headlines about meat and cancer.