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Welcome Back, Sunshine!
Occasionally I have disagreements with an MD friend inHawaiiwho insists that vitamin D is not a vitamin (meaning that it
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Vegetarian and Vegan Diplomacy
As I pass the supermarket tasting booth and the woman giving out chicken samples I say with an insincere smile
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Fine Tuning Your Fat Intake
February is heart month. Whereas past research focused on the amount of dietary fat as a trigger for cardiovascular disease,
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Canadian Food Trends to 2020
This study looks ahead at Canadian food and beverage consumption to the year 2020. It provides valuable insight into our
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Sky, Sea, Road and Rail
For many of us, winter brings the pleasure of travel. For some, it’s an escape from cold and rain, or
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Facing the World Without Egg on Our Face
People eliminate egg from their diets for numerous reasons. These range from its prominence as one of the top eight
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International Solutions to the Gas Crisis
No, not THAT gas crisis. After all, this is a nutrition column. I’m talking about  challenges that may arise (in
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Fiber: Just Passing Through?
Compared with typical eating patterns today, our ancestors’ diets provided 4 to 6 times as much fiber. Does this matter?
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Fine Fare on the High Seas
There’s nothing like the wind in your hair and saltwater spray on your face to help build up an appetite!
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Food and Fitness for Sexy Seniors
Life begins after your first half century. For many of us, age 50 is not the end of the road;
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Protein Power for Summer Barbecues
The Atkins and low carb. crazes have peaked and are now fading away; in the process we learned a thing
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Spring Cleaning
When in doubt, throw out! It’s time for the honoured rituals of spring-cleaning (of home and body). Unless you’re of
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