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Kim's healthy holiday tips

Posted by kimdietitian on 2010-12-24 9:31

The holiday season is upon us and many are dreading another season of overeating and under exercising.   Here are a few tips to help you to enjoy the special treats that are only available this time of the year: We all have our...

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Marie-Claude's healthy holiday tips

Posted by mmallet on 2010-12-23 12:28

We have a tradition in my family to admire the Christmas lights after midnight mass and before we open presents. It’s a nice quiet time before the party begins.   Don’t save your calories for dinner. If you plan on having a...

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Devon's healthy holiday tips

Posted by DPeart on 2010-12-21 14:09

Don’t let the holidays pass you by without taking time to relax with family and friends. Some activities that all ages can enjoy: • Go for a walk together and admire the lights and decorations •  Dust off your...

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Carol's healthy holiday tips

Posted by cdombrow on 2010-12-20 10:24

Eat regular meals and snacks before you attend a party.  If you arrive at the party feeling content, you are much better able to control your eating behaviour.   At the party, be selective.  Only spurge on foods you really...

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Katie's healthy holiday tips

Posted by Katie jessop on 2010-12-16 11:04

Every year after a big holiday meal, I encourage my guests (with my battle axe face) to get on their coats so we can go for a holiday walk.  We walk around the neighbourhood briskly, and come back home full of cheer to have a warm drink.  I...

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Samara's healthy holiday tips

Posted by sfoisy on 2010-12-13 10:23

There are lots of small ways you can make your holidays healthier. Here are a few simple...

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Holiday cheer in the office

Posted by skl on 2010-12-9 12:47

While at meetings in various offices recently, I noticed many were decorated for the holidays. Quite a few also had an assortment of treats and snacks in the reception area and other communal spaces like the lunch room or coffee stations. It was very...

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Look for Canada

Posted by cdombrow on 2010-12-6 11:04

When you are checking nutrition information for food products and restaurant items on websites, make sure you are looking at a Canadian website.    Product formulations can differ significantly between the US and Canada.  For...

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Mind the gap

Posted by Katie jessop on 2010-12-3 9:23

If they cook it, will we come? A new survey by Technomic* reveals people only choose healthy items in a restaurant 50% of the time, even though, when asked, they say, “Yes, we want more healthy choices at restaurants!”  If I was a...

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Get your facts straight

Posted by cdombrow on 2010-11-29 15:52

This weekend I had my family over for brunch.  I was looking for a new recipe to try and found one that looked great. 

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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?