Video: A Nutritionist's take on Plant-Based Alternatives
Updated: Mar 9
The West Island Blog had the opportunity to sit down with Robin Glance, a nutritionist at Energie EnCorps West Island, to talk about plant-based diets. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or just curious - Robin has some tips for you!
As a registered dietician, Robin can answer some of the most common questions asked by people considering incorporating more plant-based alternatives into their diet and those who already identify as a vegan or vegetarian:
How can people make sure they're getting enough vital nutrients with a plant-based diet?
What are the top 3 ways that people go wrong nutrition-wise when switching to a plant-based diet?
Any recommendations for people interested in trying out or incorporating more plant-based alternatives on a budget?
What are some options for people to try who may be feeling skeptical towards plant-based alternatives?
What steps can people interested in trying out a plant-based diet take to test the waters without making a full commitment to vegetarianism or veganism?
What are some vegetarian or vegan essentials that people should keep stocked in their kitchens?
What kind of services does Energie EnCorps offer as far as vegetarian or vegan nutrition?
As a nutritionist, would you say it's safe for children to be on a plant-based diet?
If you're interested in learning more or would like to book a nutrition appointment with Robin, a registered dietician, head over to Energie EnCorps West Island's website.