5 Smart Snacks To Eat After Your Workout

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD After a satisfying session of exercise, eating a post-workout snack makes sense. It helps replenish glycogen storage and blood sugar used up during your work. It also helps a strength training athlete to repair muscle damage, and an endurance athlete to improve stamina. However, does everyone need…

New Lentil Products At Stores

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD Now that kids are back in school, easy meal preparations are back on the table. Lentils are becoming the staple of many Canadian families over the past year. It just makes so much sense that we are welcoming this super food onto our dining tables. More and…

National Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Month

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD It’s June, and that means summer produce is starting to come into season. In fact, it’s National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, so what better time to think about adding more fruits and vegetables to our diet? With the number of fresh, seasonal choices getting larger and…

Lighten Up Your Favorite Comfort Foods This Season

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD The holiday season is often the time when some people put on weight. It can mean 1 to 2 pounds or even more. This year, you can completely skip the weight gain portion and still choose to eat all the goodies that make the holiday season joyous…

How to Barbecue Safely This Summer

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD Barbecue season is here! If you’re like me, you can’t wait to open up the barbecue and start cooking outside. You probably know that it’s important to ensure your barbecue and propane tank are operating safely, but did you know that it’s also important to implement some…

Fire Up the Grill: A Beginners Guide

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD In most homes, there’s one person in charge of the barbecue. Truthfully, it’s usually a man. Whether you’re a woman who’s always left the outdoor cooking to the man of the house, or you’re just someone who’s new to the art of cooking with fire, the five…

Fight Winter Blues with Good Nutrition

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD November is here. With shorter daylight hours and more rain in many parts of the country, our mood can be affected. In addition to trying to get outside more and be active, some simple diet changes can help you curb Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Diet Strategies to…

Explore Various Sugars with Lentils This Summer

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD Have you ever noticed that there’s a new product every time you shop for sugar at the grocery store? With kids out of school and summer time days off, many of us are cooking and baking more at home. Why not explore various sugar this summer with…

Best Snacks for a Good Night’s Sleep

Written by Canadian Lentils Dietitian Gloria Tsang, RD Best Snacks for a Good Night’s Sleep Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to think about the quantity and quality of your sleep. Odds are, you’re not getting enough. Most Canadians get far less than the recommended 7-9 hours a night, and that…