Fall back into a healthy routine

Fall is often thought of as a “new year”. It marks the end of summer and the start of routine. It also means back to packing school lunches. (Insert parental groan). Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with lots of lunch box inspiration! Lunch Box Basics • Include a variety of foods for your child....

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Have a healthy Holiday season

Tis the season for celebration! Since many holiday gatherings are focused on food, you might find it difficult not to overindulge. Our team of Sobeys Dietitians are here to help you enjoy the season without losing sight of your health goals. It’s all about balancing fun, food and activity. What’s your party plan? Here are...

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Label Reading 101

What is the best skill you can have when navigating the grocery aisles? Label reading of course! It is so important to have this skill to be able to choose the best food choices for you and your family. There are so many products in a grocery store, with new items being added all the...

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Eating 9 to 5: Eating well at work

Many of us spend a significant amount of time at work. Whether you work weekdays from 9 to 5, or shift work, it can be a challenge to make healthy food choices. Read on for some tasty tips that will help make planning workday meals a breeze!   Brown Bagging It Save money and time...

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Mindful eating

Do you ever find yourself eating for reasons other than hunger? You might eat when you are bored, tired, upset or under stress. Maybe you automatically reach for sweets after supper or snacks while in front of the TV, without ever asking yourself whether you are really hungry. These common eating pitfalls could be sabotaging...

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What’s cooling you down this summer?

It wouldn’t be summer without an ice cream in hand, melting down your arm on a scorching hot day. Nowadays there are so many choices of what to put in your bowl or cone.  Do you choose ice cream or gelato?  Sorbet or sherbet?  What is the best choice? Sobeys dietitians break down summertime treats...

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10 steps to a slimmer summer

It can be easy for healthy eating to get off track in the summer. Here are some tips for staying healthy while still having fun in the sun! 1.     Eat small frequent meals ·         Eat a healthy breakfast. This will help increase your energy and prevent overeating later in the day. ·         Eat every 3-5...

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Are you salt savvy?

June was Stroke Awareness Month. This is the perfect time to think about making heart healthy lifestyle changes.  We know that too much sodium is linked to high blood pressure. Do you know where the sodium in your diet is coming from? Most sodium in the diet comes from restaurant meals, packaged and processed foods....

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