Posts tagged yogurt
The Dish on Yogurt

“Low fat,” “no-fat,” “plain,” “flavoured,” “Greek,” “grass-fed,” and the new kid on the block “Icelandic” are all words that describe a variety of yogurt that can be found sitting in the dairy cooler of your local grocery store. It is ironic how complex yogurt can be considering it originated as a way to preserve milk before we had refrigerators. Yogurt is a great way to get a good dose of bone-building calcium into our diet and is also a good source of protein – making it a great snack for kids and adults. But some yogurts may be more like ice-cream with the amount of sugar added to them, so let’s take a look at how to pick the best yogurt for you and your family! 

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Muscle Food

So, you’ve read Vegetarianism 101 and are trying to eat meat only from farms who put their animals first – awesome! But this new way of living is lot of work (tell me about it). Eating out is a pain in the butt, and time, which no one seems to have, is going into planning meals weeks in advance. So, what’s my secret solution? Well, I’m not eating meat. Now you might be wondering…how am I getting enough protein? Well, here’s everything you need to know about protein. Also, just wanted to say thank you to a couple of readers who’ve asked me this question and gave me the idea to write about it today – thanks!

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The Lance Armstrong of Yogurt

In August Lance Armstrong stopped fighting the charges the antidoping agency brought against him and in October was stripped of his 7 Tour de France titles. And today it was announced that Armstrong would resign from his cancer-fighting charity Livestrong. You might be wondering why I’m talking about Lance Armstrong on a food blog…well, it’s because Danone pulled a “Lance Armstrong.”

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What You Need to Know Before Entering a Grocery Store

According to the great Michael Pollan we should only eat foods that eventually rot. To elaborate – food processing began as a way to extend the shelf life of food by protecting it from fungi, bacteria, insects and rodents. The more processed a food is, the longer the shelf life, and the less nutritious it becomes. Real food is alive and will eventually die! So, how can you bring this new knowledge into the grocery store? Try shopping the peripheries of the supermarket.

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Pill Poppers Anonymous

I know you’re out there…all you pill poppers who love to take endless amounts of vitamins and minerals…but the question is are they all necessary? A couple of weeks ago we talked about omega 3 supplementation and I promised you a post on multivitamins, so here it is. Plus this also gives me the chance to tackle a reader’s question on protein powder.

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Probiotics Digest

After extensively researching probiotics I have only one thing to say…poor consumers! Take the 14-day challenge with Activiaorgain immunity with DanActive, or even chew these acidophilus tablets, which guarantees one billion organisms – does this sound like prime time television commercials? Are these products sitting in your fridge? If so, I dedicate this post to you.

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