Nutrition Month 2016 // Week 3


Dietitians can help you manage your portion sizes and eat mindfully. Check out some of our favourite dietitian-designed tips: Downsize big portions when eating out: split an entrée, skip appetizers or share dessert. Enjoy lunch away from desktop distractions so you don’t overeat. Turn off screens during meals so you […]

BONUS WEEK 3: DIETITIAN PRO TIPS


Finding yourself hungry too soon after eating meals or snacks? You might need to add more fibre- and protein-rich foods to your meals. Fibre helps fill you up and protein helps your energy last longer. Together, they deliver meal and snack satisfaction. Fibre up. Choose more vegetables, whole fruits, whole […]

Fuel up! For long-lasting satisfaction, eat fibre- and protein-rich foods.



Big packages and bulk items can be budget-friendly but a portion pitfall! The bigger the package, the more you’re likely to eat. Repackage foods into realistic portions, and try these tips: Avoid buying club-size packages. Stockpiling big amounts of food can cause you to eat more. Share buy-one-get-one deals with […]

Buy in bulk without bulking up! Use small reusable containers ...


Studies show, you are more likely to choose available, easily reached foods. Try these tips to make healthy choices easier: Keep nourishing snacks (e.g. hardboiled eggs, cut up veggies, yogurt, nuts, whole grain crackers) on an eye-level shelf in the fridge or cupboards so something healthy is the first thing […]

Manage munchies! Keep treat-type snack foods out of sight so ...



Larger portions, huge packages and bigger plates and bowls can all cause overeating. Set your table for portion-size success with these tips: Use smaller, lunch-sized plates and bowls for meals. You’ll eat less but still feel satisfied. Serve food, or have family members serve themselves, from the counter or the […]

Size counts! Package, plate and portion sizes can influence how ...


Week 3 – Prioritize Portion Size When it comes to healthy eating, how much you eat can be just as important as what you eat. Eating portions that are too big can lead to overeating and weight gain. Follow these tips to manage the munchies while enjoying realistic portions. Wondering […]

Give yourself a hand! Size up your portions with handy ...