Pulse Power

A few weeks ago, Nourish dietitian Amanda Gilley attended an event held by the US and Canadian Pulse Councils. The event was called Taking the Pulse of Plant Forward Dining and was held in Miami. It was a 2-day event in which chefs and nutrition professionals came together to discuss the benefits of adding pulses […]

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Eat Green for St. Patrick’s Day (recipe roundup)

This year, eat something (or many things) green in commemoration of St. Patrick’s Day! Dietetic Intern Carlie Saint-Laurent wants to share her festive St. Patty’s Day recipe roundup-great for celebrations, or any day of the year.  Here are her top 3: Start the day off with a refreshing green smoothie that will guarantee to satisfy […]

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The Run Down on Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC)

The primary symptom associated with Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC) is as obvious as it sounds: muscle cramping during exercise. EAMC is a familiar problem for many casual and professional athletes and it’s likely that we’ve all experienced an exercise associated muscle cramp at some point. Muscle cramps are often very painful and are caused […]

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Go Further with Food

This month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages us to achieve the numerous benefits healthy eating habits offer, but it also urges us to find ways to cut back on food waste.  As dietitians we spend a lot of time educating others about the benefits of healthy eating but not as much time on […]

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