Category Archives: Nutrition

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A New Link Between Diet and Breast Cancer Treatment…What Does It Mean?

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on May 22 / 2019

[ Cancer, Nutrition, Research ]

Did you know that every hour somewhere in the world, a discovery is made that helps us learn more about cancer? Well, researchers recently…

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Holiday Gifts That Give Back

By Cancer Foundation on December 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

If you’re looking for do-good gifts that say “I care”, you can champion the cause for cancer all while providing a great gift for your loved…

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Lemon Recipes

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on April 25 / 2016

[ Events, Nutrition ]

June 4th 2016 will be our 3rd Lemonade Standemonium! In light of this, here are some lemon recipes, courtesy of Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN, RD, Nutrition Coach…

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Take Control of Cancer in April

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on April 7 / 2016

[ Nutrition, Recipes ]

April is an exciting month to take control of cancer for several reasons: It is National Cancer Control Month April 7th is World Health Day…

Vegetarian Chili

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on February 25 / 2016

[ Cancer, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

Does sugar feed cancer? This is one of the most common questions in the world of nutrition and oncology. The short answer to this question is no,…

antioxidant rich beet and pomegranate salad

Antioxidants to Your Rescue!

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on January 27 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

You may have heard the term antioxidant and if so, you most likely heard it in the same sentence as cancer prevention. But, how do antioxidants really…

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Holiday Eats

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on December 15 / 2015

[ Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

The holidays – the most wonderful (and difficult) time of the year! No matter how hard you may try, you will find yourself surrounded by sweets…

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Eat your fruits & veggies – and learn why!

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Nutrition ]

I’m sure you can recall a time when you were told to eat your vegetables and fruit. But have you ever asked yourself Why? Why are these foods…

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Emily’s Plate

By Emily Fitzgerald, MScFN,RD on November 27 / 2015

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, News, Nutrition ]

My name is Emily Fitzgerald and I have recently had the pleasure of joining the team at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. As this is my…

Maple Nut Orbs

Power Foods for Families On-The-Go

By Patricia Jean-Vézina on September 8 / 2015

[ Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

It’s that time of year again! With the end of summer comes the end of holidays and getaways – and a return to the hectic everyday schedule…