Restaurant Food

You're Most Likely to Get Food Poisoned at a Restaurant

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

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.

5 Ways To Tell If The Restaurant You're Eating In Is Gross

CBC | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Living

Canadians love to eat out. But getting a reservation is sometimes a lot easier than finding out how a restaurant fared on its last public health inspe...

Most Restaurant Food Has Too Many Calories, Studies Find

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

That too much fondness of fast food can cause weight problems is old news. But the idea that nearly all types of restaurants dish up meals that can ex...

Even Health-Conscious Consumers Find It Hard to Maintain a Healthy Diet

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

It's a proven fact that most people change their eating habits and lifestyle choices only after a serious health scare such as a heart attack or a dia...

Reducing Salt Intake Could Put Years on Your Life

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Less salt in our food supply could save at least half a million Americans from dying prematurely over the next ten years, according to separate studie...

'I'll Take The 900 Calorie Burger': Group Pushes For Nutrition On Menus

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canada's restaurants are doing their patrons a grave disservice by keeping nutritional facts off their menus, an Ottawa-based advocacy group...