Healthy Appetite

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  • Lunchbox: 17 Ways to Get the Kids to Help Out

    Lunchbox: 17 Ways to Get the Kids to Help Out

    By Bernard Lavallée August 15th, 2019 5 stars (3)

    Back-to-school also means getting back to preparing meals for tomorrow’s lunch. This year, why not change things up and ask your young scholars to lend a hand? Our contributor shares some tasks you can delegate to the kids.

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  • Give Carbs a Chance

    Give Carbs a Chance

    By Jennifer Sygo July 5th, 2017

    From popular diets to food trends, carbohydrates have had a bad rap over the last few years. Addictive, hard on our waistline, a risk for chronic diseases… these ideas have all been linked to carbs, positioning them as the perfect frenemy. But carbs have plenty of health benefits, not to mention a whole lot of deliciousness, so here’s how they should be done—not shunned.

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  • What the Heck is Healthy?

    What the Heck is Healthy?

    By Abbey Sharp July 5th, 2017 5 stars (1)

    Cutting out fat, eliminating carbs, going vegan, eating meat, gluten-free or organic—how we define “healthy” has changed enough times to make our heads spin. From new mantras to the latest fad diets, it’s time to navigate what’s considered good food and bad food and address why that has never been more clear—or more confusing.

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  • Trust Your Gut: Understanding our Microbiota

    Trust Your Gut: Understanding our Microbiota

    By Bernard Lavallée May 14th, 2017 5 stars (2)

    Bacteria. From surgeons to health inspectors to moms of runny-nosed kids, over 400 years of medical research and experience have taught us the wrong kind of bug can trigger infection, spoil our food and make us sick. But bacteria, and more specifically, our microbiota, may be linked to our health.

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  • Breakfast On The Go

    Breakfast On The Go

    September 4th, 2016 5 stars (6)

    Getting out of the house in the morning is never easy, but it can be even tougher after a summer of R&R. How do you get yourself, the kids, granny and the dog out the door with a healthy meal in the belly? Follow these quick steps for a better start to the day.

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  • Whole Grains 101

    Whole Grains 101

    August 3rd, 2016 4 stars (5)

    Rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals, whole grains are making a major mealtime comeback. Whether you’re cooking with the latest It-grains or ancient varieties that are gaining popularity, consider this your invitation to (re)discover them.

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  • Allergy Q&A: 10 Need-To-Know Facts

    Allergy Q&A: 10 Need-To-Know Facts

    By Hélène Laurendeau November 1st, 2015 5 stars (5)

    Imagine questioning yourself at every bite of every meal every day. For millions of Canadians who suffer from food allergies, this is the reality. By learning more about allergies, we can protect ourselves and our loved ones, and keep everyone happy and healthy.

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  • Two-tier food, a reality

    Two-tier food, a reality

    By Hélène Laurendeau May 6th, 2013 5 stars (1)

    Ready-to-eat foods are gaining in popularity. However, you have to be willing to pay top dollar for quality.

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  • Fighting cholesterol

    Fighting cholesterol

    By Hélène Laurendeau August 23rd, 2012 5 stars (15)

    Uh oh! Your latest blood test revealed a higher than normal level of cholesterol, just like nearly two out of five Canadians. What can you do?

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  • Working the night shift

    Working the night shift

    By Hélène Laurendeau June 25th, 2012 5 stars (7)

    Rain or shine, they work when everyone else is asleep. It’s not so easy to eat well when your work schedule doesn’t match mealtimes. It’s even harder when you make your living burning the midnight oil.

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