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Health Canada wants to hear from you

Posted by mmallet on 2014-07-16 9:22

When it comes to making healthy choices at your grocery store the Nutrition Facts Table (NFT) and the ingredient list are certainly your best...

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Let stalk celery

Posted by cdombrow on 2014-07-1 0:00

Celery. It’s that vegetable that populates most veggie platters and quietly (or not so quietly) provides finger foods to many hungry party guests. And it always seems to be in my crisper, ready to be used...

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Thank you for a fabulous 15 years!

Posted by mmallet on 2014-06-26 9:16

A week ago the Heart and Stroke Foundation announced the Health Check program is winding down. Cara Rosenbloom one of the experts who was on our Technical Advisory Committee is our guest blogger:

 

The Heart and Stroke...

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Do Something Good for Yourself this Father’s Day

Posted by JulieLau on 2014-06-12 15:17

Today I read that a third of the world’s population is overweight or obese. The statistics are staggering – 2.1 billion people out of the 7 billion world population are overweight or...

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Cherry season is a bloomin’ good time

Posted by mmallet on 2014-06-2 9:52

Sweet ‘n sour cherriesWhen I think of cherries, the image of my grandfather’s cherry tree pops into my mind. And I guiltily admit that soon thereafter, the succulent image of a maraschino cherry atop a Black Forest cake (my...

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Show mom some love this Mother’s Day

Posted by HealthCheck on 2014-05-9 10:14

Once a year, a day is dedicated to celebrating mothers, moms, mommies, mums and mommas all around the world. Whether this is a first Mother’s Day you’re celebrating as a fresh new mom, with hands full, cereal in your hair and counting the minutes...

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It’s time for asparagus

Posted by jweinfeld on 2014-05-1 14:59

 

 

This month we are featuring the lovely vegetable known as asparagus. The next couple of months are the time to stalk up (pun-intended), as they come into season in the spring,...

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17 things kids learn when they cook with you

Posted by cdombrow on 2014-04-22 16:39

I’ve always advocated teaching kids the critical life-skill of food preparation, and recently I had...

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A Different Way to Celebrate Easter

Posted by mmallet on 2014-04-17 15:07

Easter is a holiday that blends both religious as well as pagan  traditions. But generally speaking, Easter marks the return of spring and this celebration contains many pagan customs that are designed to welcome it. In ancient...

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Make your Passover a healthy one

Posted by cdombrow on 2014-04-11 11:06

Passover honours the biblical story of Exodus, when Hebrew slaves were released from oppression in Egypt. Click here to read the Passover...

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