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Healthy Choices in Restaurants

Posted by skl on 2011-02-25 8:43

When you’re dining out, it can be challenging to know which menu items are the healthier choices.  This is especially true when you’re looking at a large menu with tantalizing pictures and descriptions that tempt your taste buds and...

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Asking the experts – Ontario dietitians tell us what they think about healthy eating in restaurants

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-02-21 8:28

Our team of registered dietitians are central to the Health Check program. They develop all of the healthy eating resources and tips we provide to Canadians. They also work with the companies who participate in the program to help them understand the...

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Your Top Tips of Week 5

Posted by mmallet on 2011-02-18 11:54

It is week 5 and the Meal Time Makeover contest is still going strong. I can’t wait to meet all the winners in Toronto next month along with the rest of the Health Check dietitians....

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Revisiting your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by skl on 2011-02-18 9:19

It’s been almost seven weeks since making those New Year’s resolutions and time to revisit your goals, progress and commitment to having a healthier lifestyle:  Be SMART in setting your goals (Specific, Measurable,...

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Your Top Tips of Week 4

Posted by mmallet on 2011-02-11 15:34

Week 4 is already over. But you still have 3 weeks to enter and win fabulous prizes with the Meal Time Makeover Contest . Here are the top tip topics we’ve received...

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The glow of winter vegetables

Posted by Katie jessop on 2011-02-7 9:53

What woman does not want to be Halle Berry?  She is beautiful in every sense of the word.  Gorgeous body, stunning face and a look of calm and kindness.  Not all of it can be Photoshop.  It is a far cry from the person I see in the...

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Eating vegetables and fruit in the winter

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-02-7 9:43

The U.S. government released their new Dietary Guidelines for Americans [link to http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/DGAs2010-PolicyDocument.htm] on January 31st.  One recommendation was to...

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Your Top Tips of Week 3

Posted by mmallet on 2011-02-4 14:19

At the risk of repeating myself here - I have to say that it was another great week for the Meal Time Makeover Contest . This week, I’ve decided to take a slightly different...

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More meatless meals

Posted by skl on 2011-02-1 15:25

My husband and I were reviewing Canada's Food Guide as he recently had to change his diet due to health reasons.  This led to an interesting discussion around the message "Have meat alternatives such as beans, lentils and tofu...

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Your Top Tips of week 2

Posted by mmallet on 2011-01-28 14:32

Another great week for the Meal Time Makeover Contest . Here are the top tip topics we’ve received this week – again in no particular...

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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?