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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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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Can You Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy?

Can You Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy?

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

Most people are fairly aware that dairy is a great source of calcium but what about those that don't consume dairy? Can they, too, get sufficient dietary calcium?

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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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A New Mom's Guide to Feeding Herself

A New Mom's Guide to Feeding Herself

After spending the last 9 months thinking about what to eat (or let’s face it...what not to eat), many new breastfeeding mamas aren’t aware of their nutritional needs once baby is born. I mean, we all know that we need to eat after the baby is born but what we eat is just as important after the baby arrives as it was before.

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