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Sunlight & Vitamin D

Sunlight & Vitamin D

Our supermarkets are filled with a bewildering number of nutritious foods. Consumers are taking supplements to ensure that they are getting enough of every essential nutrient. But in spite of this read more

Health Claims on Canadian Foods

Health Claims on Canadian Foods

The Canadian consumer is about to see changes on many of the food labels in the near future after Health Canada announced elements and conditions for the use of five generic health claims read more

Macadamia Nuts in the Diet Lower Cholesterol

Macadamia Nuts in the Diet Lower Cholesterol

How many times have you said, "nuts to the diet." Well now perhaps it should be "nuts in the diet". It seems that macadamia nuts may be a good addition to the daily diet, particularly if you want to read more

Eating Spinach May be Good

Eating Spinach May be Good

Our bodies can make a long list of building blocks that are needed for us to live, grow and fight disease. However, there are some compounds that we just can’t make and so we must read more

Cranberry Juice Protects Women Against UTI

Cranberry Juice Protects Women Against UTI

A recent report in the British Medical Journal provides strong evidence that drinking as little as 50 ml of cranberry juice a day can reduce the incidence of urinary tract infections read more

Sugary Drinks a Source of Excess Calories for Kids

Sugary Drinks a Source of Excess Calories for Kids

In North America and other industrialized countries, obesity has become a major heath concern. Our sedentary lifestyle is a major factor contributing to obesity, but diet is also a big factor. read more

Trans Fat Causes Many Health Problems

Trans Fat Causes Many Health Problems

The chemical structure of the fat that you eat is more important than you think. Everyone needs some fat in their diet, but too much and too much of the wrong types of fat can be bad read more

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