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Omega-3 fatty acids consumed through diet
9 years ago

Omega-3 fatty acids consumed through diet

Dietitians play a key role in advising the public on food, nutrients and health. People often ask how much of a nutrient do they need to consume on a daily …
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Back to School Lunches – Fun and Nutritious
9 years ago

Back to School Lunches – Fun and Nutritious

Good nutrition is essential for your child to have a great day at school. Packing a bag lunch is one way to ensure that your child will have a nutritious …
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Portion Distortion
9 years ago

Portion Distortion

This past weekend, I enjoyed a visit to friend’s cottage in Muskoka however with relentless rain, we probably consumed a little too much resveratrol and over did it …
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Keeping Hydrated
9 years ago

Keeping Hydrated

Weekend Forecast: Another hot and humid one. I’ve been getting questions about hydration during the summer, especially when it is above 28 C with humidity. The body is made up …
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Corn
9 years ago

Corn

What food is more synonymous with summers in Ontario than freshly picked corn on the cob? Corn grows in “ears,” each of which is covered in rows of kernels that …
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Energy Drinks
9 years ago

Energy Drinks

The marketing and safety of Energy Drinks has been getting much press lately. Energy Drinks are formulated with sugar, caffeine, vitamins and herbs to promote mental and physical alertness for …
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