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Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods
25 Sep 17

Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods


When reading about nutrition, it isn’t uncommon to hear the phrase “superfood” which raises a lot of eyebrows. What is a superfood?  Most people discredit a lot of these claims saying there is no such thing as a superfood, and a calorie is a calorie. While it may be difficult to determine if a food…

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The Importance of Fiber
14 Aug 17

The Importance of Fiber


Fiber is one of the most under-consumed nutrients in the diet. In fact, the average Canadian only consumes roughly 15 grams of fiber a day when the current dietary recommendations state that we should be consuming between 25-40 grams of fiber a day. Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate source that can be divided into two…

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Understanding the Nutrition Label
28 Nov 16

Understanding the Nutrition Label


The first defense in eating the right foods is on the panel of information found on the back of its respective container: the nutrition facts. This white label can be found on all major food items, detailing what’s in the actual food and its calorie count. But, unfortunately, many people only scan pieces of information…

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