Alessandra Barba

Registered Dietitian, RD

Enthusiastic, passionate, and energetic; my main goals are to educate, provide accurate and useful nutritional counselling and care, and most importantly encourage people to make positive changes in their life.

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Recent posts from Alessandra


“Dessert? I’ll Pass.”- Could eating less make you live longer?

This week, I attended “Controversations”: a Nutrition and Health symposium sponsored by The Dairy Farmers of Canada. Over 300 dieticians and I got a chance to listen to the latest research on many hot button nutritional topics. What got my attention was Dr. John R. Speakman*’s talk on calorie restriction and longevity. Could eating less […]

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Food for Thought: Words from a future dietitian

Hi! I’m Alessandra, a dietetics student from McGill University and this December, I will become a full-fledged dietitian! I’m currently doing a stage here at SOSCuisine, and what a great experience! One of my first tasks here was to review one of SOSCuisine’s most popular meal plans, the Weight Loss Menu.