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Ask the dietician: How to read food nutrition labels

Standing reading each label before tossing it into your grocery cart can seem daunting. 

What Do You Want For Lunch?

ParentsCanada sent four kids loose in a grocery store (and to all shoppers that day, we're really sorry) to pick what they would like to take for the best lunch ever. Suprisingly, they all had some fruit in their lunches (even some veggies!), but most opted for the sugar rush...

Choices you make can impact your child’s weight and health

Since the late 80s, the rate of obesity in youth 12 to 17 has tripled from three percent to nine percent.

Convince your kids to eat healthier

How to get your kids to give up the white stuff and making juice healthier.

The Big Cook

The Big Cook is the cooking concept of three Medicine Hat, Alberta moms – with 11 children between them – who swear that cooking en masse helps them stay sane. The idea is that you get together with a few friends to make hundreds of meals in a day...

Easy Hummus

Ingredients: 3 cans chickpeas (drained) 3 tbsp. tahini (sesame butter) or to taste 2-3 garlic cloves 1 lemon 1/3 cup olive oil water as needed for blending salt and pepper to taste   Directions: 1. Chop and saute the garlic in the olive oil over low heat until golden. 2. Juice the lemon, removing any seeds. 3. Put all ingredients into a...

Healthy Eating

Eating nutritious food shouldn't stop after you give birth. It's important for new mothers to get plenty of rest and to follow a balanced diet. Take a look at Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. It outlines four important food groups: 1. Grains. This includes cereal, breads, pasta and rice. 2. Vegetables and...

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