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What's In My Food? A Guide To The Ingredients List

The ingredients list on a food label is required by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to be listed on most packaged Canadian food products that contain more than one ingredient. Understanding the ingredients list can help you look for specific ingredients that you want or don't want because of allergy or intolerance, compare products, and make healthier food choices.
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5 Ways To Curb Salt Intake Over The Holidays

With all the parties and family gatherings, it's easy to lose track of how much we're consuming, including the amount of sodium we ingest. While sodium is an essential nutrient required for nerve and muscle function and maintaining fluid balance in the body, too much can lead to issues such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.

Whitewashing With Sugar and Salt

A couple of weeks ago I was in a high-end gourmet food shop. One of the suppliers was doing a food demonstration promoting bottled soup. I am always interested, so I went over to try a sample. The sou...