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Ask a Dietitian: What’s all the fuss about fermented foods?

If a food has been pickled simply through the addition of vinegar, it is not fermented and there won’t be microbial benefits to be reaped.

Superfood: Kefir

Kefir is a drink created by fermenting milk with live kefir grains. In the process, the kefir digests any bad bacteria in the milk and replaces it with good bacteria, resulting in a drink that has a similar taste to yogurt, but a thinner consistency.

Ask a Dietitian: My kids love pasta but is it good for them?

The good news about pasta's nutritional benefits – especially since youngsters do love their noodles – is that there are plenty.

Ask the Expert: How to spot the signs of an eating disorder

If your child is struggling with disordered eating, here are some tips for coping.

Go-to snacks: Healthy food swaps that fill the gap, and boost nutrition

A body requires different things as time goes on, and certain foods happen to be loaded with those very vitamins and nutrients. Familiarize yourself with these foods to make sure you always have a cheat sheet for what your body craves.

How to Make “Me” Time

Here are five easy ways to carve some “me” time out of your busy days.

Tips to help keep your child active

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about some tips to get your child to stay active.

Tips to get your child to eat more vegetables

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about tips to get your child to eat more vegetables.

Keep healthy snacks within reach

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks suggest how to make healthy snacks available for your child.

Nutrition tips from Harley Pasternak

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging, especially around Thanksgiving, but a quick blend of your favourite ingredients with a dash of fibre can make a smoothie the perfect solution.

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