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A Low-Carb Diet Cuts Risk of Colon Cancer

University of Toronto News | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that gut bacteria drive a common form of colon cancer, and that a low-carbohydrate diet can prevent the disease. The researchers found that microbes in the intestine convert carbohydrates into metabolites that spur cancer growth. A low-carbohydrate diet shut down this process and led to a 75 per cent reduction in cancer incidence.

You Can't Beet This Beet Pesto Pasta Recipe

Carolyn Berry | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

This may be the first time I've used the word "stunning" to describe a pasta dish, but oh wow, look at that colour! This dish gets me really excited. Many pasta sauces are high in salt (tomato-based sauces) or high in fat (cream-based sauces), but not this one, thanks to the beets.

What Quebec Learned From Pastagate

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A public-relations stew involving pasta has pushed the Quebec government to re-examine its recipe for handling alleged violations of the pr...

Can You Really Maintain a No-Wheat Diet?

Rose Reisman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

A large part of the population suffers from side effects connected to the consumption of wheat. The result has been a strong physical reaction by many to these new forms of wheat including weight gain. Once you cut out wheat your blood sugar stops spiking, your appetite is reduced and thus you lose weight. Easy formula, but challenging to maintain.

Tim Hortons 'Beefs' Up Its Menu: But Is It Too Much?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Living

Would you like some lasagna with your coffee? On Monday, coffee giant Tim Hortons launched a new pasta-to-go menu option to hopefully win over the ...