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Lindsay Pleskot

Registered dietitian
Lindsay Pleskot is a Registered dietitian in Vancouver. She is registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and a member of Dietitians of Canada. She completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia with a major in dietetics and followed this with a 10-month internship with Providence Health Care.

Lindsay provides evidence-based nutrition counselling for a wide variety of clients. She currently works in both acute clinical care at St. Paul’s Hospital and in private practice in North Vancouver. She has experience working with a wide variety of clients including those with diabetes, heart disease, food allergies and intolerances, gastrointestinal issues, women’s health issues and those interested in optimizing general health and wellness.

Lindsay has a general practice but has a passion for weight management and sports nutrition. Growing up she spent a lot of time playing sports, including soccer at a University level. Her passion for athletics and personal experience seeing the effect that nutrition can have on athletic performance has motivated her to share this knowledge with others.

Lindsay believes that a healthy diet is all about balance and moderation and that eating should be an enjoyable experience. She works with clients one-on-one to create realistic and individualized goals that allow for lasting lifestyle changes.

10 Things To Know About Chia Seeds

What are chia seeds? Yes, these are the same chia that were made famous as the household chia pet in the late 70s. You might remember a certain TV jingle "ch-ch-ch-chia!". They have since become much more than just decorative household items and are one of my favourite pantry additions.
03/11/2016 10:27 EST

Buddha Bowl with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Is it just me or does food just seem to taste better when it's in a bowl? You've probably been seeing these bowls everywhere, and for good reason. There's actually a definition in the urban dictionary...
02/29/2016 11:57 EST
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10 Foods For Healthy Glowing Skin

Eating a diet packed with nourishing foods has endless benefits, increased mood and energy, decreased risk of chronic disease, and weight management to name a few. Lucky for us, the benefits don't stop there. The foods we eat can have a huge impact on helping us feel great from the inside out.
02/29/2016 10:51 EST
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3 Delicious Ways To Enjoy Popcorn

When it comes to popcorn, I wouldn't turn down good old butter or olive oil with a sprinkle of salt, but today I'm rounding up three of my absolute favorite combos for popcorn toppings that I know you'll love if you're looking for something a little different.
01/25/2016 04:59 EST
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How To Make A Pasta Dish With All The Benefits Of A Salad

This pasta is as delicious as it is beautiful. You get to enjoy the goodness of a comforting pasta dish with all of the plant powered benefits of a salad. This dish is packed with antioxidants including vitamins A and C to keep your body and skin glowing from the inside out.
01/18/2016 03:14 EST
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5 Simple Steps For Meal Prep Done Right

Follow these simple tips for organized, efficient and stress-free meal prep. It will set you up for a variety of delicious and nutritious meals without investing all of your precious time and energy.
01/05/2016 04:41 EST
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12 Easy Weekday Lunch Ideas to Grab and Go

With a busy work week, it sometimes feels impossible to squeeze in enough time to pack a healthy lunch. When a jam-packed schedule leaves you crunched for time, the result is often skipping lunch altogether or opting for a fast, but not-so-healthy meal on the go. With a few simple tricks and some inspiration for nourishing and delicious lunch recipes, healthy eating at work can be a breeze!
05/06/2015 07:37 EDT

Tips from a Dietitian: How to Survive the Holiday Season

With the holiday season fast approaching, sticking to your health and nutrition goals can feel next to impossible! But believe it or not, you can survive this social season without the burden of those extra pounds come January 1. Here are some tips to help you tackle the common culprits and still enjoy your favorite holiday treats!
12/05/2014 09:15 EST
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A Healthy Grilling Guide To Get Your BBQ Up and Cooking

Try loin or round cuts for lean options of pork or beef. Salmon and Trout are great to throw in a tinfoil package with some potatoes, onions and lemon wedges. Tofu skewers or bean burgers add good variety if you're looking to go meatless. Make veggie skewers with tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and onions or use a grill basket to make a warm vegetable salad.
07/09/2014 12:25 EDT

Fighting the "Freshman 15"

Heading to university for the first time can bring up a lot of mixed emotions. For many, it's a step into freedom -- whether it's living away from home for the first time or choosing the right courses that will help you pursue your dreams. But a new environment can throw off your eating habits, leading to the dreaded Freshman 15. Here's how to combat those extra pounds.
09/12/2013 05:12 EDT

Four Ways to Be Healthy This Spring

Whether it's switching up your activities or the way you prep your dinner, use the extra hours of sunlight to energize and inspire your healthy living regimen. Here are some ideas to get you started and hey, who knows, you might even have some fun while you're at it!
05/12/2013 06:22 EDT

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring has sprung! It's time to pack away the chunky knit sweaters and start getting ready for bikinis and sundresses. If you're feeling like your diet could use a little cleaning up before you're ready to bare it all, follow these tips and you'll be well on your way!
03/29/2013 08:08 EDT