From Hospital to Home: Food is Medicine Too!

Did you know that 1 in 4 patients lose weight unintentionally when they leave a hospital which could lead to return visits? And that only 10% of patients leaving a hospital will see a Registered Dietitian in their community? For many patients, the transition to home from hospital can lead to increased vulnerability to malnutrition … Continue reading From Hospital to Home: Food is Medicine Too!

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Ketogenic Diet – Weight loss or Waste of Time?

Writing by Ally Choo, Grace Tan, Abby Hsiao (UBC Dietetic Students) What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet first hit the scene back in the 1920’s when it was used as a possible treatment for epileptic individuals. Nowadays, you’ll probably hear it circulating mainstream media as a cure-all, weight loss remedy. So how exactly does … Continue reading Ketogenic Diet – Weight loss or Waste of Time?

Dietitian Tweet Up is TODAY!

Got some burning nutrition questions and needing a dietitian to help ya out? Devika from One More Bite and I are tweetin' it up on TODAY from 1-2pm on Twitter @FraserHealth. Use the hashtag #FHnutritiontalk to ask us your nutrition questions to help you "Take the Fight Out of Food!"

Ask a Nutrition Expert, Ask a Dietitian

If you have friends who are Registered Dietitians (or friends of friends as well!), you'll likely be noticing an exciting social media campaign this week: Ask a Nutrition Expert, Ask a Dietitian. Finding nutrition information nowadays can be VERY confusing. There's so many fancy-shmancy buzz words, "super foods," fad diets and celebs promoting crazy supplements. … Continue reading Ask a Nutrition Expert, Ask a Dietitian