Rosie Schwartz, RD

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Is it a milk allergy or lactose intolerance?

If your kid seems to be able to tolerate some dairy products but not others, here's what to do.

The truth about sugar (and how to minimize your intake)

How much sugar is too much sugar, and what about naturally-occurring sugars? We asked a dietitian for the scoop.

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

Why nutrition advice from Hollywood should be taken with a grain of salt

For many of us, pop culture has become a guide for healthy living.

What is a plant-forward diet?

A plant-forward diet is about the movement towards including more plant-based foods and fewer animal ones in your everyday eating.

Ask a Dietitian: Are eggs actually a healthy choice?

Eggs are not only packed with nutrition, but they’re also convenient and economical, making them smart choices to include on a regular basis on your menu. The confusion about the downside of eating eggs is based on old scientific research about cholesterol from decades ago and is a misconception that simply won’t go away.

Ask a Dietitian: Tips on fruit and veggie costs and preparations

Eating more produce packed with nutrients and assorted health-promoting compounds offers a variety of perks including easier weight management and a decreased likelihood of developing many chronic diseases.


Nutrition recommendations for infants from six to 24 months

Not only have the suggested foods changed, but also when to begin feeding solids.

Ask a dietitian: Should I be opting for whole milk and other full-fat dairy products for my family?

For children two and under, whole dairy milk is definitely recommended but for the rest of us, youngsters included, eating less saturated fat is still advised.

Ask a Dietitian: Are fibre-rich foods as important for kids as they are for adults?

Including fibre may not only affect children’s health during childhood but it may help to prevent disease later in life.