Category Archives: Nutrition Month

Nutrition Month: TIP 9: Healthy eating starts at the grocery store. Shop for nutrient-rich choices in every aisle.

Nutrient-rich food offers more vitamins, minerals and other nutrients for relatively fewer calories.33 You can find nutrient rich foods in just about every aisle of the grocery store: • In the produce section, choose a variety of colourful vegetables and … Continue reading

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Nutrition Month: TIP 8: Putting away groceries? An unpacking strategy goes a long way to keeping food fresh.

Unpacking groceries may seem like a mindless task, but a few important steps can help you make the most of the food you buy. To keep food fresh and safe to eat: • Put perishable items, such as meat and … Continue reading

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Nutrition Month: TIP 7: Have different food needs in your family? Everyone wins by planning together before you shop!

Elderly parent? Picky toddler? Newly declared vegetarian teen? Food allergy? When shopping for family members with different health needs or preferences, it helps to plan ahead. • Plan menus and grocery lists together. Include food options that everyone can enjoy. … Continue reading

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Nutrition Month TIP#6: Make healthy eating easy. Organize your fridge so healthy foods are the first ones you see.

When you open your fridge door, the first foods you should see are healthy ones. Studies show that people are more likely to choose healthy foods, such as vegetables and fruit, if they’re easily available. Try these simple tips to … Continue reading

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TIP 5: Get frozen! For healthy meals in a flash, pack your freezer with nutrient-rich frozen foods.

FIVE FROZEN FOODS FOR THE FREEZER When buying frozen packaged foods, choose nutrient-rich ones with more vitamins, minerals and fibre, and less sodium, fat and sugar. Look for plain frozen foods that you can season yourself. • Vegetables. Along with … Continue reading

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TIP 4: Put your fridge through basic training! Fresh, simple foods start off meals in the right direction.

FIVE FRESH FOODS FOR YOUR FRIDGE When buying packaged foods, choose nutrient-rich ones that have more vitamins, minerals and fibre, and less sodium, fat and sugar. Milk, yogurt and cheese. With up to 16 essential nutrients, milk products make a … Continue reading

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Tip #3 Get stocked! A well-equipped pantry makes cooking a nutritious, delicious meal easy, any day.

FIVE FANTASTIC FOODS FOR YOUR PANTRY When buying packaged foods, choose nutrient-rich ones that offer more vitamins, minerals and fibre, and contain less sodium, fat and sugar. Look for canned foods, such as beans, tomatoes or fish, without added salt. … Continue reading

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