July 31, 2013One in four Canadian women and one in eight men have osteoporosis, a condition where bones get thinner and break easily. Reduce your risk of osteoporosis by ensuring you're getting enough bone-building minerals.
July 31, 2013Fats are an important part of healthy eating - they provide energy, as well as vitamins A, D, E and K and are important to every cell in your body. However, a little fat goes a long way. The kind of fat is just as important as the amount.
July 31, 2013Meat and Alternatives provide the body with protein, B vitamins and minerals such as iron and zinc and magnesium. While foods in this group are important for your health, they shouldn't take the biggest space on the plate.
July 31, 2013Meal planning and careful shopping takes time and effort, so once you have made your purchases, you'll want to maximize their nutritional value and freshness.
August 3, 2013Most of us eat about 3400 mg of sodium per day. This is more than double the amount we need for good health.
August 2, 2013Every day we all make choices about our diet and although we all need sodium, but most of us eat more than double the amount we need.
August 2, 2013Did you know that 75 per cent of the sodium we eat comes from processed foods? Reading the label on packaged foods is a key factor in making healthier food choices.
January 23, 2019Canada’s new Food Guide can help you and your family stay healthy and feel your best.
March 27, 2018Health Canada is planning to introduce “front-of-package” labelling to help you better understand which foods are high in sugars, sodium, and saturated fat. They are looking for your feedback.
March 20, 2018Let’s be honest. Planning and cooking meals can be a daunting task! Whether you are cooking for one or a whole family, it’s helpful to have a few tricks up your sleeve to make life easier. That’s where leftovers come in.
March 13, 2018Keep your immune system working at its best. Follow these tips year round to avoid getting sick.
March 6, 2018March is Nutrition Month. Discover the potential of food and how to fuel your day through smart snacking.
February 27, 2018Whether you use the Instant Pot or have been a devote pressure cooker user for years, pressure cooking can really take, well, the pressure out of cooking.
January 23, 2018Health Canada’s proposed changes to Canada’s Food Guide have been making news. Here is what you need to know.
January 16, 2018There is nothing like a steaming bowl of homemade soup or stew to warm you up from the inside out. Look no further for your next favourite recipe.
December 20, 2017In 2017, people wanted to know about Ketogenic diets and “clean eating”. People were also curious about how to keep their teens healthy and how to tell if food is safe to eat.
December 12, 2017Have you ever found a puddle of mysterious green goo at the back of the fridge? Here are some ideas for storing vegetables and fruit to keep them fresh.
December 5, 2017For those of us that include meat, fish, and poultry in our diets, “turkey dinner” has great potential to be an entirely average meal. Side dishes are where the magic is. They make your meal shine! Read these tips to help plan a meal your family and friends won’t soon forget.