(NC) Missed alarms, stubborn teenagers and spilt milk are just some of the reasons you and your kids might be missing a healthy breakfast. But building a menu of a few grab-and-go breakfast ideas can help you never miss it again. Here, Brittany Thomas, a registered dietitian at Loblaws, shares her favourite ready-to-eat breakfasts that will give your family a great start to the day. […]
(NC) Trendy avocados are not only a tasty fruit, but provide good plant-based fat, which is low in saturated and trans fats. And a healthy diet low in saturated and trans fats may reduce the risk of heart disease.
(NC) Trail mix is a year-round favourite that can be a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. “Whip up a batch of these bite-size fruit and nut treats to keep in your fridge for a quick and satisfying car snack before the kids’ soccer game,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President’s Choice. “It’s easy to go over our recommended daily value of sodium, so I’ve chosen a trail mix with no salt added.”
(NC) This veggie-packed meatball soup is technically for kids, but you’ll be tempted to sneak a bowl for yourself. “There is no age restriction on good taste, even if it comes in the form of a UFO-shaped noodle,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President’s Choice. “This is one of my favourite recipes since the pasta is also high in fibre and a source of protein.” […]
(NC) Most of us centre our calendars around the summer months — it’s the time of year we get to enjoy basking in the sunshine and exploring the great outdoors. And when it’s camping, cottage and festival season, who wants to be stuck in the kitchen? […]
As the first flowers start to blossom with the warmer weather, many Canadians are beginning to get their gardens ready. If you have a lawn or garden, preventing weeds and other pests is the best approach to maintaining a healthy yard.
Effective June 1, the federal government will no longer grant new conditional registrations of pesticides, something they are heralding as an important step in improving openness and transparency in the country’s pesticide regulatory system. […]
The Government of Canada’s federal drug plans will join the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA), an alliance that negotiates on behalf of provinces and territories to lower brand name and generic drug prices.
The New Year brings with it a sense of new beginnings, a fresh start and in the depths of January’s dark days a respite from the excitement of Christmas and time to plan for the future and also to reflect on the past year.
Canadian Blood Services (CBS) will be back in Morinville next month for their first of six blood donor clinics in Morinville. The Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre is the venue for the clinics, which are put on with the assistance of the Morinville Lions Club and Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council. […]