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Need help picking the perfect watermelon?

June 25th, 2019

SELECTION TIPS Selecting the perfect watermelon is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Look the watermelon over. You are looking …

Garlic

June 12th, 2019

Garlic is a vegetable from the allium family which also includes onions, leeks, green onions or scallions, chives and shallots.  …

BC Grown Strawberries

June 7th, 2019

I like to Buy BC as much as I can, and when it comes to strawberries there’s nothing better than …

Sport Nutrition 101

April 29th, 2019

Spring training is upon us and that means increased mileage if you are a runner, longer rides outdoors for cyclists. Regardless …

Kick Start Weight Loss this Spring

April 9th, 2019

There are several ways to achieve weight loss, the question is which one is right for you.  Some people find …

Feeling Zapped?

April 9th, 2019

Fatigue is often caused by poor sleep however other big energy zappers include poor diet, lack of exercise, dehydration, low …

There’s a New Yogurt on the market in Canada…

February 5th, 2019

The new kid on the block is siggi’s Icelandic Skyr yogurt.  Skyr yogurt is a strained yogurt made with simple, …

Canada’s Food Guide 2019

January 29th, 2019

Say goodbye to the 4 food groups and hello to the 3 food groupings with some healthy eating recommendations to …

Peanuts Rise to Superfood Status

January 23rd, 2019

Peanuts are a low-cost, affordable Superfood. Peanuts have been shown in research to reduce the risk for 5 types of …

Eating Guidelines for Gout

December 18th, 2018

Gout is a type of arthritis. It occurs when high levels of uric acid cause crystals to form in your …