Morning, Noon and Night: Why Eggs Are Always a Good Idea

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How do you like your eggs? I am partial to scrambled, poached, and sunny-side up – just three of the many ways to enjoy this nutritious superfood. Remind your clients to keep a carton of eggs in their fridge to always have a delicious source of protein – and that is not all. Here are why eggs deserve a bigger role in your clients’ diets:  They are a…

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3 Ways to Promote Nutrient-Dense Food Choices

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Do your clients eat a nutritious diet – or are they just thinking about it?   People often have good intentions to eat healthy, but data published this summer shows that many Canadians are falling short. With almost half (45 per cent) of the calories in the Canadian diet coming from calorie-rich nutrient poor ultra-processed food, it is no wonder…

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3 Time-Saving Hacks for Eating Well

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Your clients likely know the importance of healthy eating but many think they’re too busy for it. What they need are time-saving strategies that they can stick with. It takes time to adopt new habits, so suggest these three and encourage your clients to choose one they feel they can succeed at.   1. Start meal planning.  When we…

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5 Super-Simple, Crave-Healthy Snack Ideas

Snacking is hotter than ever. Consumer research has confirmed that people expect it to become a regular habit. Roughly 80 per cent of Canadians snack daily, and almost one-quarter of our calories come from snacks. So, more than ever, quality snack choices matter! Guide your clients to choose better-for-you, nourishing snacks with protein, healthy fats, quality carbs, fiber, and…

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The Joy of Eating Local: Shining a Light on Canadian Food and Farming

One of the best things about summer is being able to cook and eat outdoors — there’s no better way to enjoy the great-tasting, high-quality food grown and raised in Canada. The movement to eat local has become mainstream, as people strive to boost their health with nourishing foods, eat more sustainably, and support Canadian farmers. Your…

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Fresh Ways to Enjoy Burgers This Summer

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Burgers This Summer

Summer’s almost here – time to fire up the grill! Get barbecue season off to a delicious start with classic beef burgers. Choose the number one favourite lean or regular, medium or extra lean ground beef. Whichever you prefer, and however you want to dress it up, beef  is a delicious single ingredient food, nothing added.   Burgers often have a…

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Five Clever Meal Planning Tips To Share With Your Clients

Five Clever Meal Planning Tips To Share With Your Clients

Are your clients struggling to find the time to eat well and exercise regularly? Maybe they’re motivated but having trouble making it happen. This is where meal planning can help. Spending less time on figuring out and preparing meals means more time to work out. Not only that, but planning ahead makes the healthy choice…

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Five Hot Myths to Bust this Nutrition Month

Myth-busting never seems to go out of style, and when it comes to nutrition, there’s plenty to debunk. The challenge is that people often remember just the myths, once you’ve stated them! Instead, we can lead with facts or truths that get at underlying myths. Satisfy your clients’ craving for trustworthy advice by sharing these five nutrition truths.  1. Truth: “Plant-based” means different things to different people.  A plant-based diet is one with more plant foods than…

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4 Clever Ways to Eat Well Despite Rising Food Costs 

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By Carol Harrison, RD  Food costs are expected to rise 3% to 5% in 2021, the biggest jump in the last decade. For a family of four, that’s an increase of about $700. Here are some strategies and tips you can share with clients who want to optimize good nutrition while keeping their food budget in check.   1. Become a better cook   …

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5 Best Immune Boosters for Better Health

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It’s in your hands, it’s in your practices, and it’s on your plate…You, yes you are the key component to feeling, looking, aging, and living better!You can be your own hero, the one that saves the day.Always remember this, you have the power! While you may be sold on:A pill for every ill.A power potion…

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