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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by Katie jessop on 2011-10-6 8:19

For a while now my husband has been asking me to move to a more vegetarian way of life.  I don’t have any issue with it, but I worried about my kids. Would they revolt?  My younger one is showing his adventurous nature by putting pepper...

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Get by with a little help from your app

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-10-4 12:58

Our Recipe Helper app has helped over 1,400 people since its launch in June and people are talking about it!  Currently, the app has recipes for everything from quick and...

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Healthy pizza on the menu

Posted by sfoisy on 2011-09-30 7:50

Pizzaiolo has been making pizza in the greater Toronto area for 11 years. Even before he opened his first location, a third generation pizza maker, Luigi Petrella, president and owner of Pizzaiolo, knew he wanted health to be a focus.

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Healthy snacks

Posted by sfoisy on 2011-09-28 13:42

Everyone loves to snack. Well at least I think so. I love to snack. But I find I gravitate to the snacks I always eat and sometimes even something pre-packaged. Are you in a snack rut like me?  If so here are some tips to make your snacking...

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Welcome Edmonton Northlands

Posted by skl on 2011-09-26 8:18

We all like to claim what sets us apart. We like to be the first and sometimes we like to be the only – at least for a little while.  At Health Check we like to remind people we are the only...

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One nutrition program we can trust

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-09-16 15:12

We know that healthy eating is one of the most important things we can do to improve our overall health. Whether we are cooking at home or eating out we can make healthy choices that will help us lower our risk of heart disease and stroke and other...

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Back to School survey

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-09-14 14:33

Healthy eating is one of the most important things you can do for your family’s health and is key to success at school. It is important to start with a healthy breakfast and follow with healthy snacks and meals throughout the day. Beginning the...

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To market, to market

Posted by skl on 2011-09-12 9:06

To Market, To Market…

Right now, our local farmer’s markets are bursting with the bounty of the summer season.  Vendors are showcasing fresh and delicious produce with local suppliers also offering organic...

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Kids in the kitchen – It’s cool to cook!

Posted by skl on 2011-08-29 7:20

Cooking with kids is a great way to spend quality together, and teach valuable lessons and skills that will serve them well throughout their lives.  Teaching children to cook is a gift of love and practicality that keeps on...

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Eat Well & Win - still lots of time to enter

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-08-28 14:36

The first week of the Back to School Eat Well & Win contest has been a great success. Our registered dietitians have been giving interviews to media across the country and providing tips and resources to help get your kids off to a healthy start to...

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Recipe of the Week

Roasted Vegetable Buns with Spicy Spread

Tips of the Week

Include plain frozen and canned fruit and veggies with reduced sodium and sugar in your winter diet.

Question of the Week

Are frozen and canned fruit and veggies a good alternative to fresh produce?