Trinique Waters

RD, LDN My name is Trinique (Stallings) Waters and I’m a Registered Dietitian living in Philadelphia, PA with my wife and our two pets. I attended La Salle University and completed their Coordinated Program in Dietetics, graduating in 2016. I have a great love for community nutrition and nutrition education! The majority of the peopleContinue reading “Trinique Waters”


BScFN, MHSc, ’21 Hi everyone! My name is Yasmine and I am a second year graduate student at Ryerson in the Masters of Nutrition Communication program. I’ve had a wide range of experience within research including nutrigenomics, lung disease, transplant patients, and low socioeconomic status and their effects on nutrition! My parents immigrated from LebanonContinue reading “Yasmine”

Food Insecurity in America

Food Insecurity is the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints. How does it impact us?Food insecurity can cause difficulty managing chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and mood disorders. It can also cause malnutrition (excess or deficiency of nutrients in diet), poor mental health and obesity. Who does it affect?Continue reading “Food Insecurity in America”

Alisha Buttar

BSc, ’22 I’m a Dietetics Student at the University of British Columbia which is on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. I balance a Research Assistant position and a handful of extracurriculars activities. I am a Punjabi, South Asian womxn who grew up in a town with virtually no peopleContinue reading “Alisha Buttar”

Classes About Race

At Accredited Ontario Dietetic Universities Note: Not all courses referenced below relate directly to racism, but perhaps racial issues BIPOC individuals experience, may improve cultural humility and other diversity initiatives. More and more BIPOC students are choosing to join nutrition programs and I believe the first step to cultural competency is through education. Being taughtContinue reading “Classes About Race”