Tag: Ontario

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…


Fundamentals of Nutrition | Humber Online – Course Trailer

Every bite of food is either fighting disease or feeding it. The fridge is a battlefield. Cutlery are weapons, nutrition the strategy. Study and master the six classes of essential nutrients for a healthy diet, and create a plan of action for yourself and others, in the quest for healthy living.


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…


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…


Queen’s CDS: Nutrition and the Human Body

[Music] I’m Jeffrey Lalonde. I’m a Registered Dietician, and I teach Basic Human Nutrition, Health 230 at Queen’s University. It’s a course meant to cover the basics of human nutrition. So, it’s really an introductory course to help you understand some of those scientific concepts that can help you sift through all the nutrition information…


How to Understand Food Labels and Nutrition & Health Claims: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…


Nutrition Facts – Onions

Not only do onions add flavor to a variety of recipes. They’re also rich in nutrients such as vitamin C and fiber. Onions also contain plant chemicals such as crocetin and sulfuric compounds which may help to reduce blood pressure, and also may help to reduce risk of some cancers. In cell and animal studies…


How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label & Ingredients List: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…


Fennel: Nutrition and Taste Facts

Today I’m going to tell you about one of my favorite vegetables: fennel. It’s crisp, cool, crunchy, very similar in texture to celery but the flavour is out of this world. Almost like a mild anise or licorice. You can roast it, barbecue it, stir fry it, put it in your soups, its even great…


How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label & Ingredients List: Cardiac College

Reading a food label can sometimes be confusing to read. What should I be looking at? What does this mean for my health? Use the food label to make informed food choices. The food label can provide nutrition information like the Nutrition Facts Panel, Ingredient List and Nutrition &/or Health Claims. Almost all prepackaged foods…