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Leslie Beck: dietician, Globe columnist and author.Andrew Norman

More vegetables, less sodium, fewer processed meats, probiotics, prebiotics, best diet for weight loss ... we're finding out more about what to eat and why, but with more information can come more confusion.

Globe dietitian Leslie Beck was online to take your questions on nutrition and diet.

For the past 20 years, Ms. Beck has helped thousands of individuals achieve their nutrition goals at her private practice in Toronto.

Born and raised in Vancouver, Ms. Beck obtained her Bachelor of Science (Dietetics) from the University of British Columbia and proceeded to complete the dietetic internship program at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. She studied a Masters in Epidemiology at the University of Toronto. She is a member of Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

Ms. Beck is the best-selling author of several books on health and nutrition. Her website is

Mobile users can view a mobile friendly version here.

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