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Janine Bolton, R.D.

Calgary, Vancouver, Canada
I am a graduate from the University of Alberta's Nutritional Sciences program and completed a Dietetic Internship to become a Registered Dietitian. I created this blog because I am passionate about food, nutrition, health and writing. In my past life I worked as a personal trainer and... Full Bio
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Friday wrap up: omega-3's in beef, Ronald's retirement, and Starbucks fails recycling 101. by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of my favourite items of the week: Something called a treadmill bike has been floating around the web this week. A cool invention or another useless gadg ... Read on »
A Vegan Experiment by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A while ago I had the genius (or slightly crazy, depending on how you look at it) idea to try a vegan diet for a while. For those who don’t know, a vegan diet is one t ... Read on »
What's in a label? Making sense of non-sense. by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Reader’s question: “I love bread, but I know that I should really keep my intake to a minimum. I switched to Silverhills bread a long time ago. They say “Bread Made Wi ... Read on »
Question: Dried fruit by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here's a question I received from a reader: "I'm hooked on dehydrated\dried mangoes (not the ones with sugar coated on them) So good!! What nutritional value is in th ... Read on »
Just launched: Facebook by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am becoming more and more tech-savvy by the day. I have just added a Facebook page for Nutrition: Facts or Fiction blog. You will find Nutrition & Foodie news, Questions ... Read on »
Recipes: Homemade Guacamole & Salsa by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We had delicious and healthy fajitas (healthy ≠ low Cal). It was my first go round at salsa and it was fabulous! All that's missing is the sunshine and a Corona. ... Read on »
CLUCK: Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Since I first posted about Outlaw Chickens I have been following the story of Paul Hughes, an outspoken advocate of C.L.U.C.K. (Canadian Liberated Urban Chic ... Read on »
Recipe: Barbecued Citrus Salmon by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating B's not a huge fan of fish (especially salmon) so I am always looking for clever ways to disguise it. This BBQ'd citrus salmon does just that, without losing the entire fl ... Read on »
Friday wrap up: by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My favourite tidbits on the the web this week, one interesting theory and a few great videos for your viewing pleasure: Yoni Freedhoff explains "The Good-life Syndrom ... Read on »
Movie Review: Flow by Janine Bolton, R.D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Following up on my post "8 reasons to not drink bottled water" comes this review of a film called "Flow". Yes, World Water Day has passed, but it's never too late... ... Read on »