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Good Bacteria, Better Digestive Health, Happier You!
10 years ago

Good Bacteria, Better Digestive Health, Happier You!

More and more people are aware of the food and health relationship. In an online survey of 1,000 adults conducted by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in March and …
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Glycemic Index
11 years ago

Glycemic Index

  • It was 2004 and the ‘No Carb Craze’ still had momentum (more in the US than in Canada), when I was invited to a conference about Glycemic Index (GI) …
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Mindless Eating

As a dietitian, I’m fairly active with all the knowledge and expertise to have reasonable, healthy eating habits, however, I too sometimes get caught up in ‘mindless eating’.

What is …
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Health Promotion…..What Happened? And how do we get back on track?
11 years ago

Health Promotion…..What Happened? And how do we get back on track?

Since the 1980s, Canadians (government, industry, educators, health professionals and consumers) have been talking about health promotion. Now, it is 2011 and we are experiencing an obesity epidemic and an …
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February is Heart Month
11 years ago

February is Heart Month

Heart Month was inspired by a fundraising initiative called “Heart Sunday.” The concept was adopted in British Columbia in the mid-1950s; in Ontario in 1958, and has since expanded across …
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