Did you know that 80% of Canadian adults eat too much salt and exceed the tolerable upper intake level of 2300 mg/day determined by Health Canada? Try switch ready meals by one of these 5 quick and easy suggestions to help you eat less salt without giving up on taste!
Did you know that frequent consumption of highly processed food products is associated with a higher risk of developing cancer? Here are 8 tips to help you reduce your consumption of highly processed food products!
An article published in the prestigious journal SCIENCE shows that high-fructose corn syrup, the principal sweetening agent in industrially sweetened beverages, promotes the development of colorectal cancer in animal models, which are genetically predisposed to this disease.
One analysis has shown that young Canadians born during the 1980s are at nearly three times higher risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 than were previous generations.
For survivors of colorectal cancer, a training program based on short periods of high intensity exercise stimulates the production of inflammatory cytokine molecules which act against cancers and can thus reduce the risk of recurrence of the disease.
A recent analysis confirmed that regular physical exercise is indispensable for the prevention and for the treatment of several types of cancers.
It is estimated that by 2050 we will need 50% more food to enable human survival worldwide. This is an enormous challenge because our current model, based on intensive livestock farming, is increasingly being blamed for its devastating effects on the climate and our ecosystem. Is it possible that alternative protein sources which are energy-efficient and produce few pollutants, such as insects, could provide a useful solution?
Do you ask yourself how to easily and quickly compare 2 products while doing your groceries? We have some tips for you: look at the % of daily value on the nutritional facts labels! To know more, look at our graphic here!