Tag: Canada

Why You Need Vitamin B Complex

Hi I am Dr.Samantha Gray, a naturopathic physician, and today we’re gonna talk about the vitamin B complex, B complex is found in a wide variety of foods from meats and fishes to beans, seeds and seaweed, spirulina all these contain B complex each of the individual foods that I’ve noted contain individual parts of…


How to cut sugar from your diet

The body needs glucose for fuel, but most Canadians are overfilling their tanks. Everyday, Canadians consume about 26 teaspoons of sugar from all sources. About half is coming from added sugars, now a staple in most grocery store food items. Some of the biggest offenders include desserts, regular pop and sauces. The WHO is now…


Action Against Hunger Canada – Generation Nutrition

for almost 40 years across more than 50 countries action against hunger has led the global fight to end hunger but in 2017 our organization decided it was time to look at ways to address some of the hunger challenges here at home about 4 million Canadians which is more than 12% of Canadian households…


Ocean Nutrition and DSM: Expanding Omega-3 Portfolio

The best catch of the day is no longer the biggest fish; it’s the best source of Omega-3. Omega-3s are the healthy fats that support brain, eye and heart health. More than 14,000 scientific studies have demonstrated the important health benefits of Omega-3s at every life stage. Scientifically-speaking, Omega-3s are poly-unsaturated fatty acids… the good…


Nutrition Tips for Brain Fog: Brain Boosting Foods to Help Fight Cancer-Related Brain Fog

Do you have trouble concentrating? Do you find that youre more forgetful than used to be? Or sometimes zone out during the day? You may be dealing with brain fog. Brain fog can be a side effect of some cancer treatments and medication. Brain fog can last for a short time or may go on…


Nutritional Yeast.. Here I come!~~

Hey Guys!~ Today we’ll be going.. to look for nutritional yeast~ Let’s go!!~~ whoaa~ *can she walk any slower?* *invisible building* *earthquake!* *hoh* *bird noises* *Is that a newspaper – she wonders* We’re going to~ shoppers…? Let’s gooo~~ *witchcraft!* *surprise!* So many to choose from not sure If I’ll actually buy one but it’s interesting…


Nutrition North Canada

I just went and I picked up a few things for dinner and lunch tomorrow and it was $300. That’s not even a whole week. It’s a fact…living in the North is expensive. Transporting food to small isolated communities is definitely one of the biggest costs… But that’s not all… They have high electricity costs,…


Nutrition North Canada – Nutrition Education Program

The smell of a home cooked meal wafts through the air of this bustling room filled with new mothers trying out a new recipe. At the same time they’re learning more about how to incorporate nutritious foods into their family’s daily diet. Jennifer Wakegijig is a nutritionist and has been living and working in the…


A Harmless Artificial Sweetener

“A Harmless Artificial Sweetner” So, this is where the more artificial sweeteners come in. Harmful or harmless? 6-methyl-1,2,3-oxathiazine- 4(3H)-one,2,2-dioxide, also known as acesulfame K, sold as Sweet One. Aspartyl-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester, also known as aspartame or NutraSweet. Cyclohexanesulfamic acid, known as cyclamate, sold as Sugar Twin. (2R,3S)-butane-1,2,3,4-tetraol, or erythritol, sold as Zsweet. Benzoic sulfinide, saccharin, discovered…


How to Use the % Daily Value on Food Labels to Choose the Healthiest Product

Confused about how to use food labels to make healthier choices at the grocery store? You’re not alone. A recent survey showed that 51% of Canadians are confused about how to read food labels. Today we will be focusing on the % daily value section of the food label. The % DV is a guide…