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Shahzadi Devje

Award-winning media dietitian and food blogger in Toronto

Shahzadi shows busy health seekers – with credible science-backed strategies – how simple it can be to eat for health, nourish mindfully and thrive with confidence, while enjoying ethnic cuisines. An award-winning media dietitian and food blogger in Toronto, Shahzadi is an entrepreneur, TV show nutrition expert and community activist - fuelled by her passion to help others improve their health, and be on top of their game. Watching her father’s struggle with diabetes, as well as her own battle with PCOS, inspired Shahzadi to study Nutrition at a young age, and pursue further studies in the field. She holds a Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition, with a focus on global health, as well as a Masters diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, from the U.K. Combined with her love of cooking, writing and photography, Shahzadi created Desi~licious RD Inc. to help others recognize that healthy doesn’t have to be hard. In an age where people are bombarded with conflicting nutrition messages, Shahzadi is determined to bring clarity and simplicity through her blogging and media features. Get Shahzadi's Ultimate Meal Prep Guide with 25 Sumptuous Whole Food Recipes. It’s FREE! Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
How I Beat Stress (Plus 14 Recipes To Help Boost Your

How I Beat Stress (Plus 14 Recipes To Help Boost Your Mood)

I found myself struggling, and could not get off the hamster wheel. This is familiar territory for anyone grappling with stress. And am not talking about the good stress -- a type of mild stress that can inspire you to achieve a given task or goal. Am referring to its evil twin; the one that drags you down.
03/13/2017 01:21 EDT
A Plant-Based Diet Is A Resolution You'll Actually Want To

A Plant-Based Diet Is A Resolution You'll Actually Want To Keep

'Tis the season to make new year resolutions. For many, that often means vowing to commit to a new diet - again. And let's be frank, we certainly aren't restricted for choice of diets. The diet landscape is glutted with plans that promise rapid weight loss, yet fail to deliver.
01/03/2017 12:34 EST
Leaving Judgements Behind Makes Us More Mindful

Leaving Judgements Behind Makes Us More Mindful Eaters

Mindless eating can lead to weight issues, ill-health, and an unhealthy relationship with our body and food. Such absent-minded eating habits prevent our brains from capturing the memory of what we ate. We continue to eat more throughout the day in search for the satisfaction-factor. What's the solution?
09/08/2016 03:35 EDT
Send Your Kids Back To School With Healthy

Send Your Kids Back To School With Healthy Lunches

With 2 months of summer vacation, it can be difficult to adjust back to the school routine. But like all good things, this too must come to an end, and make way for new beginnings. As many of us prepare for the start of school, the 'to do' list may feel a little overwhelming. And if you are feeling worried about meal planning, we've got you covered. Registered Dietitians share their best meal planning tricks to ease your transition and ace back to school.
08/17/2016 08:55 EDT