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Primer on Protein

Primer on Protein

This from our readers: How much protein do we need in a day? Should we be trying to add more? Does it matter when we eat it?Generally speaking, Canadians have no trouble getting enough protein in their diets.1 The recommended daily allowance (RDA) for a healthy adult...

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Bringing down the Sodium

Bringing down the Sodium

Did you know that baking soda is loaded with sodium? Just one teaspoon contains over half of the maximum recommended adult daily intake (1,258 mg compared to 2,300 mg). And, depending on the brand, baking powder can also deliver a significant amount of sodium to our...

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Ski Weekend Brown Bread

Ski Weekend Brown Bread

It’s winter and we live in the nation’s capital.  If you’re not a snowbird or escaping to somewhere hot,  then you are hopefully hitting the slopes and trails and enjoying the great outdoors.  There’s nothing like coming in out of the cold and being...

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Food Talk at Nectar

Food Talk at Nectar

Are people interested in talking about what to eat? You bet! Last week, we were invited to present at the Nectar Centre as part of their series of Food Talks. Twenty-five locals showed up on a snowy night to discuss myths and facts surrounding fat, sugar and salt,...

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Granola Gifts

Granola Gifts

We love granola at Upbeet: granola sprinkled over yogurt and fresh fruit, granola as a topping for steel oats, and by the handful as an occasional snack. All of us make our own variations of oats toasted in the oven with a variety of nuts and seeds, and a light...

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