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May 2014

Enjoying Wild B.C. Spot Prawns

May 6, 2014 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: prawns, spot prawns, bc prawns, festival, local, eating local

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Enjoy Wild B.C. Spot Prawns

I start salivating (more) at this time of year knowing that wild B.C. spot prawns are within my reach. The month of May brings the start of the harvest as well as memories of working at the spot prawn festival on Fisherman’s Wharf in Vancouver when I was in cooking school. I loved it, as not only did I get to rub shoulders with renowned chefs, but I also got to be elbow deep in these beautiful prawns, handing them out to happy people waiting patiently in the sunshine. + MORE

Doctors of BC Walk the Talk

May 1, 2014 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: walk, walking, sitting, sitting less, doctor, Walk with your Doc

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Doctors of BC Walk the Talk

In my experience, visits to the doctor can involve lots of sitting. Sitting in the car as you drive over, sitting in the waiting room and the examination room, then back to sitting in the car as you drive home. Wow, that’s a lot of sitting! Thankfully, B.C. doctors are bringing attention to the benefits of sitting less and moving more. + MORE

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