What The Headlines Didn't Tell You About That Bacon And Cancer Study

Dr. Raywat Deonandan | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Raywat Deonandan

They put processed meat into Group 1 -- "exposures known to be carcinogenic to humans." But categorization caused misunderstandings. The report simply put processed meat in the same category (Group 1) as cigarette smoking, but did not claim it was as dangerous as smoking.

5 Ways To Reduce Meat's Cancer Risk Besides Moderation

Theresa Albert | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

I really detest the saying "everything in moderation" because my moderation is different from yours, and neither of us knows what the outcomes will be of our choices. We don't eat nutrients, we eat foods and for many different reasons.

Don't Panic About Cancer-Causing Meat Just Yet

Talia Zenlea, MD | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Living
Talia Zenlea, MD

When you read that processed meat has "Grade 1" status, just like cigarette smoking, arsenic, or asbestos, it just means that the WHO is confident in the relationship between processed meat and cancer - NOT that processed meat is as likely to cause cancer as cigarette smoking is.

Get The Cured Pork Off Your Fork

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

If you follow my 80 twenty rule and eat healthy foods such as vegetables, beans and lentils, fruit, nuts and seeds, fish and lean poultry 80% of the time, you can have some of the less healthy options 20% of the time. Whether it's sugar or bacon, no diet is 100% perfect.

Absolute Baloney? Hot Dog Makers Brush Off WHO's Cancer Report

CP | Joseph Pisani, The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Business

"Anything tastes better with bacon."

Ham, Sausages As Big A Cancer Danger As Cigarettes: WHO

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Living

They determined red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.

Everyday Eats: A Friday Menu With Pineapple Margaritas

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Living

Plenty of healthy options on this menu!

They Were Expecting Bacon, They Got A Baby Pig Instead

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Living

Their reactions were priceless.

Love-Based Activism

Miriam Porter | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Living
Miriam Porter

A pink snout touches my hand gently. I peek in the truck to see the pig's face and she's crying. "I love you and I am sorry," I whisper through tears....

Fry This Seaweed, And It Tastes Like Bacon

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living

Scientists in the US have used their power for good and developed a new strain of antioxidant-packed seaweed that tastes like bacon. That’s right...

Good News, Bacon Lovers

CBC | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Business

Americans are bringing home their beloved bacon from the grocery store for less money now than they were a year ago. And oh, how Americans love thei...

Bacon Ambassador Wanted (For Bacon)

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Business

Do you like bacon? Bacon. You like bacon. Bacon, shown above next to non-bacon items. But do you love bacon? Bacon, just before lea...

Want A Baby? Lay Off The Bacon

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Living

For men trying to conceive a baby, hold off on the bacon and processed meats, a new U.S. study suggests. Harvard University researchers say that th...

SavvyMom Roundup: Gluten, Bacon and a Sad Kid at the Zoo

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The war against gluten, the problem with bacon, teens and social media, a sad kid at the zoo and apple season all caught my attention this week.

SavvyMom Roundup: Jimmy Kimmel, the Real James Franco and More!

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Now that reality is the new fiction/entertainment, I find myself doubting what's true or false. Is everyone on Facebook really that perfect? Are we raising a generation of wimps? Can homegrown videos reach nine million people organically? Is bacon a food or an industry? And for the love of God, will the real James Franco please stand up.

SavvyMom Roundup: Autism Awareness, Bacon and White T-Shirts

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Autism Awareness, April Fools' Day spoofs, more bacon, more white t-shirts and party favours -- that's what caught my attention this week. 1. April 2...

Tim Hortons' New Bacon Put To The Test

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Living

Earlier this week Tim Hortons rolled out its new hickory smoked thick-cut bacon in an attempt to stay competitive in the all-out bacon war sizzling ac...

SavvyMom Roundup: Baconnaise, Google Glasses and more

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's been a while since I wrote my blog and it's good to be back. 2013 is going to be a great year. I can feel it. It's a mom thing -- I just know. It's tough to select just five things to highlight this week but here's what I have: baconnaise, blogging kids, an iPhone contract, Google glasses and smiles.

Recipes to Try Before the A-pork-calypse

Amanda Riva | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

Caused by the sharp incline of the hog's feed prices, many farmers in the Midwest are finding it unprofitable to continue raising pigs for meat purposes. In response to this bacon shortage doomsday, we decided to put together some of our favourite pork-inspired dishes and creations to pay homage to this loveable ingredient.

Behind the Headlines: More Than Just a Bacon Shortage

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The alleged pork "fiasco" that broke recently about a bacon shortage was not for want of real news: there is a serious conversation to be had. Not just about the perfect storm brewing in the rise of corn, wheat and fuel prices that's poised to increase food costs for the consumer. But also, what's really behind all of this, and where we're headed.

SavvyMom Roundup: Carnivorous Babies, Free Range Parenting, Bacon Panic and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's amazing we grow into healthy adults at all when you consider the mistakes we make raising our kids. Like feeding them rice cereal at six months, for example. That's no longer allowed, according to the latest in parenting news that came from a statement released by Health Canada last week.

SavvyMom Roundup: The Worst Thing on TV, Back to School (Already) and Even More Bacon

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada
Minnow Hamilton

I like to savour the last few weeks of summer. It's one of my favourite times of year -- especially the food! That's top on my roundup this week, along with some bad reality TV shows, thought on the Olympics and getting ready for back to school!

SavvyMom Roundup: Winning Outfits, Athletic Diets and Bacon Everywhere

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Even with the Olympics on 24/7 (admittedly a huge distraction for me) there was a lot that caught my attention this week. Let's talk about the Olympic uniforms, Twitter and freedom of speech, and ways that you can eat like an athlete!

SavvyMom Roundup: Illegal Chocolates and Online Addictions

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Despite the slow pace that summer brings, there is still a lot of news, entertainment and interesting tidbits to read about. From illegal chocolate eggs to water bottle wallets and internet addictions, here are the things that caught my attention this week.

Killer Guerilla With a Side of Bacon

Steve Saylor | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Business
Steve Saylor

Radio is not dead, it's alive, and in Toronto it's kicking. Toronto is the largest radio market in Canada. There are over 20 radio stations covering...