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Nutritional variety and important nutrients for pregnancy

Nutritional variety and important nutrients The Dietitians of Canada suggest that, like all Canadian women, if you are pregnant you should choose a variety of foods daily from the four food groups: grain products, vegetables and fruit, milk products, and meat and alternatives.
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Serving size savvy

Eating a variety of foods from across the four food groups can help to assure you meet your daily nutritional requirements. But how much of each type of food should you eat?
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Nutritional labelling: get to know it

Do you read the nutrition labels on the food you buy? They can help inform your decisions.
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Trans fat FAQ

Trans fats have been in the news a lot recently. Have you retained the important facts? Refresh your knowledge
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Support Pharmacy

Did you know that... The Ministry of Health budget received a 3% increase this year, but funding to pharmacy has been decreased by 50%? It's Time to Step Up. Speak Out for Your Pharmacy!
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Eat right

The holiday food binge is over. Now it's time for a crash diet - or is it?
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Fat vs Fiction: What Diets Work?

Lose 15 pounds by the weekend? Get your dream body while eating whatever you want and without having to go to the gym? Shelves full of books and hours of infomercials will try to have you believe otherwise, but there is no magic formula that can get you the body you want.
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Stop Smoking. Breathe Easy.

It takes practice and time to quit smoking, but it can be done, and the benefits of stopping smoking are worth the effort. There are many ways to quit smoking, such as the "cold turkey" method or a system to gradually taper off smoking. Each person is unique and different strategies work better for different people.
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Keep Your Resolutions

What's your resolution this New Year? To exercise more, eat better, perhaps quit smoking - or do you just want to try to relax more? Let's take a fresh look at things you can do to keep your resolutions.
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Do You Really Need to Lose Weight?

Find out more about how you can determine if you are at risk due to excess body fat.
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Relax More

Relaxation isn't just a matter of flopping down on the couch and doing nothing. In fact, there are several activities that will make you feel more relaxed - and help you get more benefit from your "down time."
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Exercise More

You know you need to exercise more. You just don't know when you'll have the time to. Well, you may already have more time to exercise than you think.
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