Tag Archives: Food

Fried food DOES increase your risk of coronary artery disease

Fried food DOES increase your risk of coronary artery disease: Scientists discover fries block the blood vessels that supply the heart after years of ‘conflicting’ results Past studies have been mixed on how fried food affects our blood vessels Latest research shows eating deep-fried ‘treats’ once a week raises the risk Heating oils causes blood… Read More »

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

When I was a growing teenager, I drank as much milk as possible (often straight from the carton while standing in front of the open fridge, much to my mother’s chagrin). I’d seen the TV ads — milk and other dairy foods were the express ticket to stronger bones and bigger muscles. But today dairy’s… Read More »

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

At a technical briefing in advance of today’s release of Canada’s updated food guide, Dr. Hasan Hutchinson was asked why anything dairy appeared to be largely absent from the composite plate and snapshots of “healthy eating.” “Certainly in the picture of the composite plate you’ve got, ah, yogurt — that’s right there in the protein… Read More »

From Food To Natural Beauty Products—A Dietitian Shares Her Non-Negotiables For Glowing Skin

As a dietitian, Rebecca Gawthorne (better known to some of you as @nourish_naturally) knows the importance of nourishing your body from the inside out. Her approach to nutrition includes eating as natural as possible (read: lots of plant-based foods), and when it comes to her beauty routine, her philosophy is no different. In collaboration with… Read More »