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Travelling has its challenges when it comes to keeping in shape and staying healthy, but wellness is a way of life, no matter where life takes you. Whether in the busy hub of a unknown city, on a sandy beach of a tropical paradise, or in the comfort of your own home, a commitment to health is something you take with you, no matter where you are.
The belief that eating out equals a lot of calories paralyzes many dieters -- they feel that in order to lose weight and maintain the loss, they have to stay away from restaurants forever. This is a depressing thought.
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Vancouver is well known for having phenomenal Asian food and, let's be honest, dim sum is your favourite. Come with us as we take you on a journey through Vancouver's most delicious spots to dine on dim sum.
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Eating out is generally considered a pleasurable experience, not least because of its convenience. Busy lifestyles as well as lack of cooking skills and amenities make it an easy choice for many working-age adults to let others take care of their nutritional needs. Unfortunately, not being in charge of your own food preparation can prove hazardous for your health in the long run.
For some the fear of failure looms over Christmas dinner like the ghost of guilt trips past, and for others it's just a regular wintry day deserving of delicious eats. Either way, if you are in the GTA, don't stress! The 'burbs are filled with plenty of delicious dining spots where December 25th is just another business day, open to everyone.
Each year, nearly 50 million Americans fall ill from contaminated food, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of foodborne illness. Symptoms can range from mild irritation to severe reactions, including stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and dehydration.
Finger food is better the messier it gets! Ditch your manners, stock up on wet naps and prepare yourself, Calgary -- this week Yelpers are out for meaty magnificence and sharing a few of their fave spots where you can saddle up with the most flavourful ribs in town!
If you haven't eaten sushi, spring rolls or samosas yet this month, we're guessing you will very soon. Yes, so-called "ethnic foods" have stepped out from the sidelines and are becoming more of a sta...
A little over six months ago, I began a one-of-a-kind job: eating at 365 Richmond, B.C. restaurants in 365 days, and blogging about each and every one.
I currently have 194 restaurants under (and expanding) my belt, and have consumed a number of foods I didn't previously know were edible. Of course, there's still plenty more to eat, see, and learn, but here are my top 10 favourite dishes so far.
Many of us find ourselves eating out on a regular basis due to social or corporate demands, but restaurants' objectives are not to keep our weight in line. On average Americans eat out at least four times per week. Can you eat out and maintain your weight without consuming only veggies and steamed fish? Yes you can. Here is my advice.
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If outdoor camping, summer picnics, and family BBQs are all on your to-do list for the next few months, meal planning is the first way to stay organized. "If you're going camping for the weekend, for...
When you think of the words "overweight" and "unhealthy," the growing trend is to focus on America. But Canadians aren't far behind in a race where the winners are rewarded with hypertension, type 2 d...
Too often, a restaurant's inflated price point leaves me flat when measured against the profoundly uninspiring vegetable accompaniment that has been prepared with all the verve and creativity of a dial tone. I'm sorry, but steamed carrots and a slice of wobbly bell pepper just doesn't feel good in my body.