August 9, 2016The Informed Dining program helps you make informed choices when eating at participating restaurants by providing nutrition information. Did you know the program is now in restaurants, cafes and cafeterias at BC health authority owned or operated health care facilities?
August 2, 2016Tea is one hot beverage…it is the second most consumed beverage in the world, after water. There’s a lot to learn about this popular drink so read on to get the facts.
July 26, 2016You may know that whole grains are a healthy choice, but are you unsure about how to cook them? Here are some tips to get you on the whole grain train!
July 19, 2016Some of you may not have access to a kitchen, travel a lot, or simply don’t have the time to cook. Having some low-cost, no-cook meal ideas in your back pocket can help you eat healthfully when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.
July 13, 2016Here are some low-cost, no-cook healthy food ideas to keep in your back pocket for days when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.
July 5, 2016Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ, going to a summer potluck or having dinner at the beach there are plenty of fresh and festive ways to add more fun to your next soiree. Read on for a list of ideas to get you inspired.
June 28, 2016Canadians know that breakfast is important, but fitting it into busy mornings isn’t always easy. Read on for simple and delicious ways to get a healthy breakfast without adding to the morning rush.
June 21, 2016Travelling to a new place by plane is an exciting and fun experience. However, healthy eating can be tricky and expensive with air travel. Read on for tasty and healthy ideas to pack in your carry-on the next time you take off for a Canadian destination.
June 14, 2016Sports drinks are popular. You see them in convenience stores, fast food chains, and grocery stores alongside pop, vitamin-enhanced waters, and other sugary drinks. Many people think these drinks are healthy. They’re called “sports drinks” so they must be good for active people, right? Not necessarily.
June 7, 2016It’s Senior’s Week, so let’s look at what key nutrients seniors need to age well. What foods can help meet the special needs of older adults and where do supplements fit in?