April 2015

Functional Foods

Functional Foods:  What you need to know.

by Emily Foster, RD


Functional foods are often described as foods that have a health benefit beyond standard nutrition because they contain a bioactive, or naturally occurring compound, that acts on our bodies.  Registered Dietitian Emily Foster provides an overview of what you need to know about functional foods.

The Smoothie Station

by Janice Abbott, Dietetic Intern, Acadia University


Smoothies as a way to get more functional foods into your lifestyle.


Post-graduate dietetic intern at Acadia University Janice Abbott made an infogram to help build smoothies with functional food options.

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