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5 tips to reduce your food waste

I was driving to work last week, listening to the news.  A recent study reported that the average Canadian household waste $ 1100/ year (30 percent) of their food. Research suggests Canada is one of the worst countries when it comes to food waste. Climate is a big topic these days, as it should be. Food […]

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Heart Healthy Tips for Women

February is heart month. Did you know that heart disease kills approximately 31000 women each year. Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in women.  A woman’s risk of heart disease increases with age, ethnic background, pre existing medical conditions and lifestyle factors. Healthy eating and exercise play an important role preventing heart […]

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5 Tips for Berry picking with Kids

You know its summer when local berries hit the supermarkets, farmer’s market and berry picking farms have opened.  Berry picking is always on our summer bucket list. Luckily, here in BC we have a variety of berries available right out our back door throughout the summer months.  Berry picking is a great family activity, especially […]

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Dietitian vs Nutritionist?

A common question I get asked is what is the difference between a dietitian and nutritionist. Often you will hear these terms being used interchangeably but there are some differences. 1). A dietitian is a health care professional who has completed a Bachelors degree specializing in food and nutrition followed by a comprehensive internship completed […]

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