April 3, 2012April is Cancer Awareness Month. This means there’s a lot of talk about reducing the risk factors for developing cancer. I like to look at it more in the positive and proactive terms of increasing protective factors.
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I grew up in the Lower Mainland of BC and completed my B.Sc. degree at the University of British Columbia. After completing my internship and becoming a Registered Dietitian, I worked in several unique clinical and community positions on the west, east and arctic coasts of Canada. My unrelenting passion for food and cooking led me to complete a Diploma at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver and I am now working at HealthLink BC in the area of provincial food policy.
As a blogger, I write from the stance that food is so much more than fuel for your body. I am interested in the cultural and emotional aspects of food and eating and how they impact our eating experience. I believe that the enjoyment of food is a very important part of everyday life. Food should taste good, and as a relatively new working mom, I am always seeking out ideas to make the preparation of delicious and healthy meals easier for families.
Articles by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian
March 14, 2012 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered DietitianThis is the first entry in a new series exploring healthy weights, weight management, and feelings around food and eating with respect to weight. We welcome you to take part in the discussion and share your stories.
February 28, 2012 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered DietitianI lived at work in January. I didn't pull out a blow-up mattress and horrify the nurses by wearing my bathrobe around, but that did sound like a good idea some nights…especially when I was here so late that the lights were turned out on me twice
December 27, 2011 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered DietitianGrowing up, my brothers and I were turkey vultures. We would be circling the bird as soon as it was out of the oven, elbowing each other for space to pick at the stuffing that had swollen out of the cavity...
December 15, 2011 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered DietitianFood is often the focus of holiday events. The beverages we use to wash down all of these offerings often receive less attention but the usual suspects of pop, punches, juice, rich coffee mixtures and alcoholic drinks can contribute dearly to our, bottom line, if you will.