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You can take that to the bank!

Posted by HealthCheck on 2012-05-15 10:10

Thousands of Canadians access food banks each month.   This is a significant number of Canadians who can benefit from healthy food options.

While fresh foods can be difficult to donate, there are...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-05-11 14:30

To me, Mother’s Day is all about family; actually it is pretty...

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Grill it up!

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-05-8 15:55

The sun is almost shining regularly and I think it’s getting warmer every day now (fingers crossed!), which has given me inspiration to dust off my BBQ and organize myself for a season of grilling. Grilling is one of the...

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Restaurants quench thirst for nutrient information

Posted by HealthCheck on 2012-05-8 9:48

As of February 1, 2012, Health Check items at restaurants are accompanied by select nutrition information right on the menu or menu board. While the Health Check logo has been guiding Canadian diners towards...

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Dining out the healthy way

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-05-7 9:21

I was very excited to write this blog post because I absolutely love going out for dinner and enjoying a nice meal out of the house, with no cleanup...

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Cinco de Mayo

Posted by alegendre on 2012-05-3 16:56

 Having lived in the south of United Stated for several years, I’ve become accustomed to celebrating Cinco de Mayo. I thought for many years that Cinco de Mayo was the celebration of Mexican day of independence, but...

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You mean I am supposed to eat some fat?

Posted by kimdietitian on 2012-04-27 10:54

Last week I met with a client who told me eating healthy food was “bleh”.  Since he had eliminated all the fats from his diet, he said his food was bland and lacked flavour and texture.    

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Dinner on a dime

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-04-23 10:44

What should I make for dinner? This is a constant question –  at least at my house. Now that there are just two of us for many dinners, the answer is becoming easier.  I am also getting smarter in terms of cooking...

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What Health Check dietitians can’t live without?

Posted by alegendre on 2012-04-20 11:40

As I was grocery shopping last week, I noticed there were certain foods that are a must in our fridge and/or pantry; without them the world might as well stop running.  That same weekend I went to my brother’s house and...

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What’s for Breakfast?

Posted by DPeart on 2012-04-13 15:31

You may be tempted to skip breakfast—maybe you don’t feel very hungry in the morning, and you are probably rushing to get out the door. But consider the following reasons to make time for breakfast:

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