Three steps to build healthier people and a healthier workplace through good food.
Cooking is an essential life skill and fosters healthy eating. When teens eat well, they’re fueled for study, work and play.
Canada’s food guide was released on January 22, 2019 with a new look and added recommendations. Are you wondering about some of the new advice? Here are my answers to your top 4 questions.
In today’s supermarkets, fibre-rich cereals made from whole grains remain the gold standard of what is possible for nourishment in your morning bowl.
Depending on the store, you may find an expanding selection of ‘new and improved’ snacks like lentil crackers, puffed snap pea pods, gluten-free brown rice crisps, sweet potato chips and various energy ‘bites’ to name a few.
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Milk is a grocery store category that is exploding in response to consumers who are looking for specific functionality in their milk or plant-based beverage that relates to their overall lifestyle.
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Canadians love tomatoes, and it’s easy to see why. They’re delicious and versatile. They’re packed with vitamin C, which plays an important role in bone health. And because Canada’s farmers grow nearly half a million tonnes of tomatoes each year in their fields and greenhouses, we can enjoy local tomatoes virtually year-round.
As a parent, one of the greatest sources of anxiety I observe among fellow caregivers is feeding kids. We worry whether they’re eating enough. We worry if what they’re eating is healthy. We worry that they’re eating too much. We worry about ingredient lists and nutrition labels. But mostly, we worry that we’re not doing it “right”.
Time to brush up on your food safety know how! Best practices are easily organized into four simple categories: clean, separate, cook and chill.
Cross-contamination is when bacteria from one food are transferred to another. Separate to prevent cross-contamination.
Cooking food properly is the best way to kill bacteria such as E. coli, salmonella and listeria.
Just as it is important to keep hot foods hot, it is equally important to keep cold foods cold. Avoid the temperature danger zone because it is where bacteria and food poisoning grows.
More than four million Canadians get some form of food poisoning annually. Most recover quickly with no lasting complications but sometimes the effects can be serious,
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No one wants to get food poisoning. Follow food safety best practices of: clean, separate, cook and chill to ensure you don’t suffer any ill effects.