U of A based initiative has released food guidelines aiming to improve the health of Canadians

U of A based initiative has released food guidelines aiming to improve the health of Canadians

A project based at the University of Alberta, Housing for Health, has released food and beverage guidelines. The Healthier Food and Beverage Guidelines for Public Events is one of their several initiatives aiming to improve the health of Canadians. Dr. Karen Lee, the director for Housing for Health, is an associate professor in the department … Read more

Iconic gelato shop permanently closes after 55 years in Toronto

Iconic gelato shop permanently closes after 55 years in Toronto

It’s officially the end of an era for one neighborhood-favorite gelato shop. La Paloma, located at 1357 St Clair Avenue West, has been serving up some of the best gelato in Toronto since 1967. For half a century, La Paloma has used the finest available ingredients to provide consistently great-tasting gelato prepared with authentic and … Read more

Opinion: Canada’s drastic new alcohol guidelines demand a closer look

Opinion: Canada’s drastic new alcohol guidelines demand a closer look

Dan Malleck is a professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Brock University, a medical historian who specializes in drug and alcohol regulation and policy, and the author of books including Liquor and the Liberal State: Drink and Order Before Prohibition. Alcohol’s association with cancer is important to examine, but understanding risk of the … Read more

Canada drastically changes alcohol guildelines in report

Canada drastically changes alcohol guildelines in report

Canadian health officials have overhauled their guidelines for alcohol consumption, warning that no amount is healthy and recommending that people reduce drinking as much as possible. The new guidelines, issued this week, represent a major shift from the previous ones introduced in 2011, which recommended that women consume no more than 10 drinks per week … Read more

Toronto food blogger claims she found a foreign object in an Osmow’s shawarma wrap

Toronto food blogger claims she found a foreign object in an Osmow’s shawarma wrap

A local food blogger allegedly got a little more than what she paid for when she chowed down on a chicken shawarma wrap earlier this week. Instagram user and foodie Jin (last name withheld) claimed she was an unearthed foreign object, possibly metal while eating a shawarma purchased from the Osmow’s on Woodbine Avenue in … Read more

Elizabeth May looks to grow Green Party as she retakes reins

Elizabeth May looks to grow Green Party as she retakes reins

OTTAWA – The Green Party’s Elizabeth May is keeping her attention on climate action and on internal growth after disappointing results during her brief hiatus as party leader. May is now “job-sharing” the role with Jonathan Pedneault after pitching a co-leadership plan to party members during the leadership race this fall. That will eventually require … Read more

Godshall’s Launches Uncured Canadian Turkey Bacon at Sam’s Club

Godshall’s Launches Uncured Canadian Turkey Bacon at Sam’s Club

TELFORD, PA – Godshall’s, an employee-owned company and America’s 3rd largest turkey bacon brand, is bringing another innovation to consumers with the launch of Godshall’s All-Natural Uncured Canadian Turkey Bacon at Sam’s Club this January. Made with US raised turkey, Godshall’s All-Natural Uncured Canadian Turkey Bacon is thick cut and boasts a delicious real wood … Read more

How Do You Use Trader Joe’s Ketchup Seasoning?

How Do You Use Trader Joe’s Ketchup Seasoning?

According to a Jan. 10 Instagram photo uploaded by Trader Joe’s enthusiast @traderjoeslist, this innovative seasoning is made of nearly the same ingredients in a standard ketchup bottle: onions, garlic, salt, vinegar, sugar, and, most importantly, tomatoes. Trader Joe’s similarly released a pizza seasoning around the same time, mimicking a powdered version of the Italian … Read more