By Elizabeth May, RDN, CSOWM, LDN Researchers at the University of Guelph found an interesting link between hunger and mood. Read more about the study published in Psychopharmacology here. The Basic Gist Rats were given glucose blockers to induce hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). When the rats were removed from this chamber and injected with some water, they avoided […]

By Elizabeth May, RDN, CSOWM, LDN Frozen meals have their time and place in a healthy eating pattern. They can be convenient, affordable and if you are careful, they can still be relatively healthy! Frozen meals can even be effective for weight management. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weight Management Position Paper  recommends utilizing 1-2 […]

By Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN   1)    Eating before Trick-Or Treating. Hitting the streets with a hungry belly will mean lots of snacking throughout the night. Have a regular dinner with your family before trick-or-treating. Protein (think chicken, fish, beans) and fiber (veggies and whole grains) are especially satiating and will hold you over until […]

by Carlie Saint-Laurent, RDN Did you know headaches, specifically migraines, effect 12% of the adult population?  This equates to 30 million adults! This negatively affects the productivity of the economy, significantly. Migraines occur between the ages of 10-40 and wean after 50 years old.  Headaches can be accompanied with nausea, vomiting, vasospasm, sensitivity to light or […]