Nutrition month a reminder of healthy eating

Put down that cinnamon bun, March was Nutrition Month and that means there’s no time like the present to start thinking about making healthier food choices. Health Canada is providing tools and tips so that Canadians can make better health choices at home, the grocery store and when eating out. They can be found at healthycanadians.gc.ca/eatwell. The website contains cooking and meal planning tips, a nutrition … [Read more...]

Sustenance for the slopes

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The winter season has arrived and many skier and snowboarders’ thoughts will be on first chair, fresh tracks, champagne powder, hikes, glades, park, rails, and the delirious feeling the start of the season brings us. For me, the next thing on my mind is what I’m going to eat to keep my energy up for a day of play. Is it that soup I have in the slow cooker at home? Is it that granola bar in my pocket I’ll eat on … [Read more...]

March is Nutrition Month

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To promote Nutrition Month this March, Breakfast for Learning is encouraging Canadians to eat healthy and to make it a habit to eat a nourishing breakfast with family. “Proper nutrition is an essential part of the healthy development of our children and youth,” said Wendy Wong, president and CEO, Breakfast for Learning. “Nutritious meals and snacks help ensure students have the energy they need to stay alert … [Read more...]

Eating food au naturel

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Once a month, Kamloops resident Mary Dunsdon and about 20 others gather for a potluck in Kamloops. There won’t be any hamburgers here. Instead you’ll find fresh fruits, salads and green smoothies. That’s because the group follows what’s called a raw food diet. Raw food practitioners believe food should be uncooked and consumed as nature intended. By doing so, you ingest the food’s natural enzymes that help … [Read more...]