6 Science-Backed Ways To Lower Blood Pressure With Diet

6 Science-Backed Ways To Lower Blood Pressure With Diet

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

Did you know that there are steps you can take to lower blood pressure through diet? Check out these 6 foods proven to have blood pressure-lowering effects...

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Journey To Healthy Eating 2017: November Edition

Journey To Healthy Eating 2017: November Edition

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian, Calgary, Alberta. 

This month we are learning to include the foods which keep our blood pressure in check. Hypertension is all too prevalent but there are some dietary and lifestyle factors that are in your control. 

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Journey To Healthy Eating Challenge 2017: October Edition

Journey To Healthy Eating Challenge 2017: October Edition

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

This month's healthy eating challenge focuses on getting enough dietary iron. For many iron is not a problem but there are certain groups of people that do find it difficult to obtain this blood building nutrient. Find out who is most at risk and which foods are best to combate low iron. 

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Leftovers Re-Imagined: 10 Ways to Transform Leftover Meals

Leftovers Re-Imagined: 10 Ways to Transform Leftover Meals

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

Leftovers get a bad rap. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. It really doesn’t. While some leftovers get better with age, others can be transformed into new and dare I say, better, creations. That’s what I’m here to talk about today - reinventing or re-imagining our leftovers. 

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Kale and Quinoa Super Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Kale and Quinoa Super Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

What’s so super about this salad? Well, it tastes super to start off. Not only does the salad itself contain a great mix of ingredients from kale and parsley to quinoa and slivered almonds, but it is also topped with my new favourite Lemon Tahini Dressing.

 

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Lemon Tahini Dressing

Lemon Tahini Dressing

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian, Calgary, Alberta.

You know when you find a new taste combination and you just can’t get enough of it? Well, this is me and the lemon-tahini flavour combo right now. There’s something about the tartness of the lemon and the smooth and nutty flavour of the tahini that keeps me coming back for more. 

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Journey to Healthy Eating 2017 - June Edition

Journey to Healthy Eating 2017 - June Edition

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.  

Considering that osteoporosis affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men over the age of 50, focusing on building and maintaining strong bones is very important. Do you know what can be done to promote bone health? Did you know that our bones need more than just calcium?

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Meal Planning: 7 Ways to Get Inspired

Meal Planning: 7 Ways to Get Inspired

Kate Chury, RD. Registered Dietitian. Calgary, Alberta.

Meal planning helps out so much but there are times when we all get behind and lose motivation when it comes to planning meal. How can we re-inspire ourselves to get meal planning again? Here are 7 ways which can help. 

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