I’m a Registered Dietitian working mainly with weight management clients.

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Experiments, theories, and fun facts about the relationship between dish size and portion size.

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There are a lot of studies that talk about the health benefits of breakfast. But some of them require a closer look. They don’t necessarily show that breakfast causes good health.

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What's tasty, abundant and high in protein? Bugs! You may feel icky about munching on insects, but they feed about 2 billion people each day. They also hold promise for food security and the environment. (4:51 min.)

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No matter how you feel about tofu, you’ll probably think it’s pretty neat once you hear how it’s made!

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This ChemMatters episode explains the science behind calories and nutrition facts labels. Find out how scientists first determined the calorie content of food in the 1800s, and how fat, protein and carbohydrate levels on nutrition facts labels are found today. (6:11 min.)

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When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out. (4:52 min.)

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You generally get vitamins from food. Vitamin D, however, can also be synthesized in the skin from sunlight!

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Too many carbohydrates can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes. But what are carbs, exactly? And what do they do to our bodies? (5:10 min.)

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us his "kitchen" in space and prepares a zero-g treat. Free-floating food-eating ensues, complete with a tumbling tortilla. (2:26 min.)

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