Zeina Khawam

Registered Dietitian, RD at The Foodie RD

Zeina is registered dietitian member of OPDQ and Dietitians of Canada. She consults a clientele that desires to change their lifestyle habits, whether it is to lose weight, increase muscle mass, increase energy levels, improve performance or simply live healthier.

Recent posts from Zeina

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Boost athletic performance with these micronutrients

28 November, 2017 No Comments

Want an extra edge at your next sporting event? We often see improvements in performance with training and believe we have reached our maximum potential, but having the right foods before, during, and after a game or competition will increase your physical and mental performance even more.

Will Fasting Improve My Sports Performance?

26 October, 2017 No Comments

Fasting has been practiced for centuries, whether for religious or spiritual reasons. Yet, it is only recently that it has become a popular topic for those wanting to lose weight or improve their overall health. In 2012, journalists Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer published their book The Fast Diet in which they detail their new dieting […]

Caffeine and Sports Performance

5 October, 2017 No Comments

What if I told you there was a sport enhancing drug that’s legal, cheap, and easy to get, and chances are, you’re already taking it. Yes, it exists and it’s called caffeine.

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How much water should you drink per day?

14 September, 2017 No Comments

If you, like most people, have asked yourself, your parents, your friends or a health professional how many glasses of water you need to drink per day, you are in the right place. We hear so many different numbers for the amount of water and liquids we need to drink. Sometimes it’s 6-8 glasses/day, sometimes coffee […]

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Sports Nutrition for Vegetarians and Vegans

15 August, 2017 No Comments

A healthy vegetarian or vegan diet has many health benefits including lower rates of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. And with careful planning, it can meet all your energy and nutrient needs to ensure you perform at your best. However, certain nutrients require […]

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What Should I Eat Before My Workout?

15 August, 2017 No Comments

Do you ever get tired or sick to your stomach halfway through your workout? Are you starving right after your gym class? Or maybe you’re not getting the results you are expecting. If so, you’re pre-workout meal or snack may be to blame! If your activity lasts less than one hour, there are no clear […]