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Nutrition

What’s So Great About Reading Labels

In 2007 the Government of Canada made nutrition labelling mandatory for all packaged foods but the question is, how is that information useful to you? In an effort to ensure

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What’s So Bad About Breakfast Cereal?

What, you don’t eat cereal for lunch? I’m not sure there is another aisle in the supermarket that is as full of fatuous claims as the cereal aisle. And by

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Vitamin Week: What’s So Great About…Avocado

What isn’t great about avocado? They’re creamy and rich…and they’re fruit!  Which means the creamy and rich part is okay, right?  As it turns out, it’s not just okay, it’s

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What’s So Great About…Peanut Butter

I grew up eating Kraft Peanut Butter, breakfast, lunch and dinner. It was, I’m told, the only thing I ate for several years.  I’m sure I wasn’t the first kid

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What’s So Great About…Vitamin D?

I was all set to write my post on Vitamin D for the first day of winter (and the shortest day of the year in 372 years due to a lunar

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What’s So Great About….Greens

My daughter doesn’t drink milk, she won’t touch the stuff. It’s hard for me to argue with her because she has never seen me drink a glass of milk. So

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What’s So Great About Sweet Potato?

Slice into a sweet potato and you will see immediately why it is a superfood. Anything with a colour that vibrant is nature’s way of saying, “Eat Me!” Packed with

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What’s so Bad About…Sodium

Whoa!  Did my smug little self get a big lesson while writing this post. I remember a report that came out a couple of summers ago warning Canadians of our

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Mini-Week, What’s So Great About: Black Beans

I’m new here on SPC. but if you keep coming back, you’ll see I have a few ideas about food. I am not a vegetarian, but I am (ever so