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?
May 31, 2016It’s the time of year when many families start planning for camping trips at the amazing parks spread across our province. If you’ve never gone camping maybe this is the year you venture out and give it a try; it’s one of the most affordable travel options. It’s also a great way for families to connect with each other and nature, unplug from digital devices and create lasting memories.
May 24, 2016Staying hydrated can help prevent heatstroke, muscle cramps and dehydration plus it help to keep your digestive system working well. Learn how to keep on top of your hydration through food and drink choices.
May 17, 2016Storms, wildfires, earthquakes or floods can lead to power outages. As the perishable foods in your fridge and freezer warm up bacteria begin to multiply, increasing your risk of food borne illness. Get answers to questions about what you should do during a power outage.
May 10, 2016Did you know that eating potassium-rich foods can help to lower your blood pressure? Read about the important role of potassium in lowering blood pressure and learn how to add these foods to your meals.
May 3, 2016You never know when you’ll have to be ready for an emergency. If you feel overwhelmed when thinking about packing your emergency supply kit read on for tips on what foods to pack along with some recipe ideas.
April 26, 2016Have you heard about the 80/20 rule for healthy eating? Read on to find out what it is and whether it’s advice worth following.
April 19, 2016What’s good for you can also be good for the environment. Try at least one of these small, daily actions for big, positive change towards a healthier lifestyle and healthier planet.
April 12, 2016When you think of protein, you might think of eating a piece of steak or chicken. But how much do you need to eat each day? And did you know there are plant based protein-rich food options too? Read more about this mighty nutrient.