Food and Nutrition

Published on Wed, 07/09/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Nutrition tips for the healthiest summer ever

Nutrition tips for the healthiest summer ever

July 9, 2014

Summer is a fun season for getting outside in some much-needed warmth. It’s also the season when it can be easiest to overlook important things like eating well and staying hydrated.

Summer’s finally here! And after a long, harsh winter, everyone is enjoying backyard BBQs, day trips to the beach, and weekend getaways to the cottage. The foods that often accompany these activities—hamburgers, cotton candy, potato chips and hot dogs—are hard to ignore, but do little to fuel your body with the nutrients it needs.

Published on Thu, 06/26/2014 by Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors

Every day is Allergy Day

Every day is Allergy Day

Most allergies begin – and can be treated – in the gut

“A weekend of healthy eating won’t cure heart disease. The same holds true for allergies.  Treat every day as allergy day.”

By Alfred Hauk, naturopathic doctor

Between March and the first frost, Ontario has three seasons replete with outdoor environmental allergens, as well as year-round indoor environmental allergens, such as mites, dust and pet dander.

Published on Thu, 06/26/2014 by Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF NDs LAUNCHES NEW HEALTHCARE SERIES

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF NDs LAUNCHES NEW HEALTHCARE SERIES

(Toronto, Ontario, June 26, 2014) The Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) invites news media and websites to publish a new, free series of columns that will discuss a range of everyday healthcare issues from a naturopathic medicine perspective. 

Published on Fri, 05/23/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Losing weight at work: my friends and co-workers just don't get it

Losing weight at work: my friends and co-workers just don't get it

May 23, 2014

Summer is on the way and it can be difficult to work towards your best beach body when surrounded by temptation

Instead of thinking of your weight loss journey as a diet, think of it as a healthy living plan. 

There never seems to be a shortage of tempting goodies stationed somewhere at work. Whether it’s cupcakes, chocolate, donuts or cookies, they’re everywhere! And when you’re trying to lose weight, these sweet temptations could be your downfall.

Published on Wed, 12/18/2013 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Eating for Energy: How to Make the Most of Your Meals

Eating for Energy: How to Make the Most of Your Meals

Coffee or tea may give you the jolt you need to get up in the morning, but rely on it too much and it can actually have the reverse effect.

As the days grow shorter and the winter nights grow longer, it becomes harder and harder to stay energized. But by charging up with healthy fuel, you can help your body and mind keep pace and maintain peak performance. Below are a few suggestions on how to eat your way to extra energy.

Published on Thu, 07/25/2013 by FleishmanHillard

Raise a glass this summer - Ontario beer drinkers pay less: Survey

Raise a glass this summer - Ontario beer drinkers pay less: Survey

As Ontarians settle into another hot Ontario summer season, beer drinkers can toast findings in a recent survey that shows the province's beer prices stack up well compared to some provincial counterparts.

The Ipsos Reid market survey compared Ontario beer prices to those found in Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta - three provinces where alternative private retailing models exist. The conclusion? Convenience store suds would come with a hefty price for Ontario beer drinkers.

Published on Tue, 07/09/2013 by Elanco

Elanco Food Solutions Canada brings innovative food-safety solution to Canadian beef industry

Elanco Food Solutions Canada brings innovative food-safety solution to Canadian beef industry

Finalyse: the first pre-harvest hide wash for cattle now registered in Canada

Guelph (Ontario), July 9, 2013 - Today, Elanco Food Solutions Canada, a world-class leader in food safety, announced Health Canada has registered Finalyse™ for pre-harvest use on Canadian beef.

Currently registered in the U.S., Finalyse is the first pre-harvest hide wash for live animals in Canada. It is a food-safety intervention applied as a solution in the holding area before cattle enter a harvest facility.

Published on Mon, 11/21/2011 by Canadian Plastics Industry Association

Smart Plastic Packaging Can Reduce the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Waste

Smart Plastic Packaging Can Reduce the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Waste

 

November 15, 2011

NEWS RELEASE

Toronto, ON, November 15, 2011 - Just how much food goes to waste? Some reports show that 25% of food purchased goes straight to the garbage or is discarded by restaurants and grocery stores. In fact, rich countries waste 100 million tonnes of food a year.

Published on Mon, 11/21/2011 by Canadian Plastics Industry Association

Plastics Make Entertaining Fun and Easy

Plastics Make Entertaining Fun and Easy

 

Aug. 18, 2011

Toronto, ON, Aug. 18, 2011 - Looking to host the perfect get-together? Intelligent Plastics and style expert Sissy Biggers have teamed up to share some clever tips for using innovative plastic gadgets and tools to make the most of your next meal or celebration.

Published on Thu, 10/27/2011 by Organic Federation of Canada

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

The Organic Federation of Canada is entering its fifth year of existence.

An interview with Ted Zettel, President of OFC/FBC

by Nicole Boudreau


OFC was first operational October 1 2007; four full years have passed since then. Are you happy with the evolution of OFC and the current challenges it is facing?

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