Last week I attended my first Farmer's Market of the summer. Granted, it's not quite summer up here in Canada, but it's getting close.If you have never been to a Farmer's Market, I can't stress enough how great these places are for people who are trying to eat healthy. When it comes to the benefits of a Farmer's Market, It can all be summed up in two words - Fresh Food.Fresh … [Read more...] about The 3 hidden gems I found at the Farmer’s Market
Every morning I go through the exact same routine.I get up. I make some oatmeal. Clean the kitchen. Go up stairs. Brush my teeth. Turn on my computer. Check my email. Then I laugh (or sometimes cry) while reading all of the new stories about the latest and greatest "fat loss" ingredients.It is an absolute mystery to me why, after over 20 years of failed promises, we still turn … [Read more...] about 3 "Magic" Fat Loss Ingredients
We are surrounded by low-fat foods.Nearly 10 billion dollars a year are spent advertising low-fat foods - Trying to convince us that we should buy them because they are "good for our health".It was in the early 1980's when our government suggested that we cut back on our fat intake. Since then food companies have been in "product-development overdrive" churning out low-fat … [Read more...] about Is it time to give up on Low-fat foods?
As part of my work at the University of Guelph, I'm part of a team that is designing a sports drink for active women.If you are a women who has an interest in sports drinks, and feel like volunteering less then a minute of your time to help a group of grad students, then please check out the following survey:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=542233220255Thanks for your … [Read more...] about Help a Grad Student Today
You may or may not know that back in 1990, Diet Orange Crush was recalled in certain areas of the US because it had an elevated Benzene content.Earlier that same year, there was a recall on Perrier spring water for the same reason.Now, it's safe to say that benzene was not being added to these drinks on purpose. It turns out that two common ingredients in many drinks - sodium … [Read more...] about Diet Pop – Do You REALLY Know Enough?