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About alittlenutrition

Susan is passionate about teaching others how to achieve optimal health and wellness by taking the confusion out of nutrition and promoting fun ways to stay active. Susan has been a certified fitness instructor for over 8 years and enjoys teaching yoga, pilates, and fitball classes at Elite Fitness and Dance. However, her main interest in nutrition has led her in the direction of becoming a registered dietitian. Susan completed her undergrad in Human Nutritional Science at the University of Manitoba and has recently completed her dietetic internship with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Currently she is now combining her fitness skills with her nutrition knowledge and offering comprehensive nutritional and lifestyle coaching. Prior to becoming a dietitian, Susan worked as a sales executive for a variety of paint manufactures for over 10 years. She created innovative sales initiatives and marketing programs for corporate and independent retails stores. Now with her knowledge of nutrition and her business experience, she helps restaurants and food service operations create healthier meals options for their customers. Susan is highly involved in community health promotion, as she has been appointed to sit on the Recreation and Wellness Commission of Niverville and the Chair person for the South Eastman RHA District Health Advisory Council Western division. She is the co-founder of former the Niverville Active Living and she has put on many community health promotion activities such as: * Lose It For Life - Weight loss / Lifestyle Transformation program * Family Fitness Month…Win A Will Contest * Niverville Fair ~ Smoothie Booth * Community Cholesterol Reduction Challenge * Cooking On A Budget * Couch Potato Race She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba, Dietitians of Canada, Manitoba Fitness Council and the Canadian Obesity Network. In her spare time, Susan enjoys cooking for her family, gardening, photography and being physically active outdoors with her husband and friends.

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A Little Nutrition has moved and has a new website: Please stop by to see the new updates, and tasty recipes! Take care, Susan Advertisements

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Eating At Night: Foods You Should Eat, Foods You Should Skip

Here is an article written by Arti Patel that I contributed to: Eating At Night: Foods You Should Eat, Foods You Should Skip

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Grind no more… with Omega Crunch! -Product review

Thanks goes out to Confessions of a Dietitian for sending me product samples of Omega Crunch. As an avid flax seed consumer, I’ve used whole flax in baking and cooking, but mostly for texture and visual flare, as grinding the … Continue reading

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Ranch Salad Dressing – The dressing that will make you want to have a salad everyday!

As promised to some of my clients this week…my final version of homemade ranch salad dressing! This dressing is truly amazing in flavor, and doesn’t need fat or salt to taste great. It also gets better after 24-hours. I love … Continue reading

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Manitoba Hemp Heart Product Review

This is my first product review for Confessions of Dietitian, so I thought I would post my comments on my blog, along with my pics. ——————– Thank you for sending me the Hemp Hearts! I used the sample product in … Continue reading

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83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

Picture from Here is an amazing list of healthy substitutions you can use while cooking and baking found while pinning on  The I have to admit, some of the suggestions I haven’t even tried yet…like #1 “substitute black … Continue reading

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Salmon With Whole Grain Pilaf

I love whole grains and I am always looking at new ways to incorporate them into the foods that I eat…and my family. Sometimes straight up whole grains are sometimes really chewy, and may not be the same texture that … Continue reading

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