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Talking to Myself in the Grocery Store

When it comes to genetic modification, I’m a case-by-case girl.  No, I see absolutely no reason to put flounder genes in potatoes or other cross-species splicing projects.  1,131 more words

Food Culture

Label Reading Tips to Be Well Gluten Free

Please welcome to Be Well Gluten Free a new guest blogger and newly qualified Accredited Dietitian, Joanna Baker, who has coeliac disease herself.

After years working as a nurse in the acute setting, Joanna is intensely aware of the impact of lifestyle choices on health and quality of life. 1,183 more words

Gluten Free

SALT: Why it would be healthier for you to throw it over your shoulder

It’s been a while, but I’m back with a new one. Salt is a staple of good health and has been used since time began. Table salt, or sodium chloride (the actual name for it), is largely used as an industrial product. 100 more words

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What's Clean from Costco (A LOT)

Beverages

Proteins

Greens

More Fresh Produce

Frozen Greens

Frozen Fruit

Grains 

Breads

Nuts and Seeds

 

Staples

Snacks

Bonus Items

 

A Few Notes

Costco carries a lot of organic items that you will not see on this list such as organic cane sugar and organic vodka. 167 more words

Food

A Round of Applause for Loblaw's

Have you seen the latest Loblaw’s commercial? It features CEO, Mr. Galen Weston, Jr. walking through one of the grocery stores explaining their new program: … 347 more words

Healthy Food

Mythbusting Monday: No Salt at the table is enough

Myth: Avoiding adding salt at the table is the best way to reduce my sodium intake.

Reality: Sodium intake from salt added at the table is only 5% of the average Canadian’s sodium intake. 299 more words

5/15 Rule

Allergy Alert: This Is Why We Read Labels

I was in Whole Foods today, and as I picked up a jar of my go-to almond butter, Justin’s Classic Almond Butter, I noticed something different. 207 more words

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