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Children and Snacking

A study done at St Michael’s hospital in Toronto with preschool children showed that we have to not only pay attention to what kids eat but how they eat. Children allowed to eat while watching TV or in front of any screen activity ... Read More »

High Heat Grilling

With barbeque season in full swing we are all aware of the dangers of high heat grilling. Flare ups can cause carcinogens in the meat. New studies show that a combination of a marinade with spicy herbs for beef, poultry or fish can do more than just tenderize and ... Read More »

Starbucks and Nutritionals

Starbucks in the United States has decided to show their nutritionals on the menu board in all their 11,000 locations. Now you will know that there are 300 calories in a small Frappuccino and 230 calories in a small iced coffee mocha. This all comes at a point when ... Read More »

Food Trends

Food trends change yearly in Toronto. So what’s up this year? Designer Donuts have become the new cupcakes featured in sit down restaurants Grilled octopus is taking over calamari. Sliced thinly with olive oil and balsamic vinegar Food trucks are popping up everywhere with every food from grilled cheeses, ... Read More »

Dairy Queen S’mores Blizzard

If you’ve ever had a Dairy Queen blizzard you know that you’re reached the epitome of  ice cream heaven. The newest variety is the gooey crunchy S’mores blizzard with graham crackers,  decadent chocolate chunks and  DQ’s  soft serve ice cream.  Yes to die for, but not to die from! ... Read More »

Dairy Queen S’mores Blizzard

If you’ve ever had a Dairy Queen blizzard you know that you’re reached the epitome of  ice cream heaven. The newest variety is the gooey crunchy S’mores blizzard with graham crackers,  decadent chocolate chunks and  DQ’s  soft serve ice cream.  Yes to die for, but not to die from! ... Read More »

Freshii

If you want the freshest and healthiest salads, burritos, wraps and rice bowls you have to try the updated menu at Freshii’s, a creative grab and go fast food chain. It’s operated and owned by Matthew Corrin a Winnipeg entrepreneur. His goal back in ... Read More »

Street Food

Street food is on every street corner.  One of the most popular items are those large sausages with fried onions, cheese sauce and peppers on a crusty bun. That will satisfy anyone’s salt and fat addiction! At close to 900 calories and 55 gm ... Read More »

Walk off Calories

A study done at the Texas Christian University decided to replace the calorie counts on restaurant chain menu items with the numbers of minutes of brisk walking it would take to burn off the food. The study was done with younger adults. The selected group got an option of ... Read More »

Kraft Dinner and Dyes

A petition gathering great media is being signed across North America asking Kraft dinner to remove their yellow food colors from their macaroni and cheese products. This has already been done in the United Kingdom who has switched to a natural food color containing turmeric and paprika which tastes ... Read More »