Big Box Grocers Are Finally On Board With The Local Food Trend

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

A recent survey from LoyaltyOne found that 87 per cent of consumers said they'd be willing to pay more for their groceries if more local foods were available. It's this buying power that drives big box stores and grocery chains to offer more local and organic foods.

Here's Why You Need To Wash Your Fruit And Vegetables

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

With the warmer temperatures approaching, Canadians will once again look towards fresh fruits and vegetables to supplement their daily diets. But, over the last few years, enjoying raw food has come with the risk for infection. While several reasons for the increase in plant-related troubles exist, one particular reason has escaped the public perspective.

Retail Dietitians Help You Make Healthy Food Choices

Nicole Fetterly, RD | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Living
Nicole Fetterly, RD

As a retail dietitian for the last five years, I am so disappointed that our services could be so misconstrued and mistakenly represented in a recent Globe and Mail article. Our message is one of moderation and acceptance -- not preaching, but counseling when and if you need us. I'm proud of our ability to improve the health of Canadians. The number one goal of our Nutrition Department is to improve the health of our customers, employees and community through pragmatic, evidence-based, holistic food and nutrition recommendations.

Hate Grocery Shopping? Here's How to Love it

Mairlyn Smith | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living
Mairlyn Smith

I love shopping for food, which could explain why nothing fits me when I go shopping for clothes. After many years of shopping when everyone in town plus their five kids are in the store, I have a couple of tips to help you survive the expedition.

Groceries At Centre Ice: Loblaws Opens In Maple Leaf Gardens

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Living

Goodbye goalies, hello groceries. Today marked the opening of Loblaws at Toronto's iconic Maple Leaf Gardens, the final product of a 16-month renov...