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Brussels Sprouts – the Underrated Vegetable

October 3, 2017 by Catherine Atchison, Registered Dietitian

It’s time for Brussels sprouts! This nutritious veggie can add a fresh taste to your fall and winter cooking. If you’re not a fan already, you will be after reading this.

Safely Enjoy Meals with BC Oysters and Scallops

September 19, 2017 by Catherine Atchison, Registered Dietitian

Eating a variety of seafood can be part of healthy eating. When it comes to shellfish like BC oysters and scallops, here are some food safety points to keep in mind.

Understanding Best Before Dates on Food Packaging

August 15, 2017 by Catherine Atchison, Registered Dietitian

The date on food packaging can help you choose safe and healthy foods for you and your family. Here are some tips on different types of date labels and how to use them.

How Much Protein do Teens Need?

February 28, 2017 by Catherine Atchison, Registered Dietitian

No matter what activities your teen enjoys, well balanced meals and snacks, with enough protein, can keep their energy levels up throughout the day. Read why protein is important for teens and whether protein powders are a healthy choice.

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