Entries by Theresa Albert from 12/2011

I Dare You to Define "Processed Foods"

| Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living

After watching 60 Minutes with our 16-year-old and seeing that "flavourists" distil and "create" the flavours of packaged foods, our teen made a declaration: "I'm going to try not to eat anything packaged all week!" What I discovered was that she a had different perspective of what a packaged food was.

The Benefits of Booze

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada Living

At parties people ask me, "What's the best booze I could choose?" At first I was surprised to be asked at all, but then I got to thinking. It's true, for most of us, this isn't a choice between having a drink or not having a drink. The questions are "What kind of drink?" and "How much?"

Can Giving Make You Healthier?

| Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Living

Did you know that being charitable can increase your longevity, improve your strength by up to 20 per cent, and provide immediate stress relief and an immune boost too? You don't need extra time or oxygen to dig deep for loose change. You don't need anything but intent to give away something small as a smile.