Rooting for Root Vegetables

Easily digestible, food-for-thought from Eat Well Halifax, Nicole Marchand! As the fall and winter approach, we naturally begin to crave foods higher in carbohydrates (sugar). Although this was historically done to help build insulation (extra fat stores) under the skin for protection throughout the winter months, root vegetables are still an excellent addition to our…

Why We Do What We Do: Nicole Marchand, Registered Dietician

It occurred to me that my chosen profession can be misunderstood at times. When asked what I do, I often get responses such as, ‘would I have to eat more salads if I had a consultation with you?’ or ‘I don’t want to change how I eat’. Registered dietitians are highly educated professionals with bachelors of science and…