May is Celiac Awareness Month

The Canadian Celiac Association estimates that about one percent of the Canadian population is living with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an auto-immune disease in which a protein called gluten damages the small intestine’s ability to absorb nutrients. The only treatment for this disease is a gluten-free diet for life. A gluten-free diet means avoiding...

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Nourishing your family … Grocery staples

You’re likely spending more time preparing meals at home during this time of social distancing. So, why not use this opportunity to explore new flavours, try new recipes, learn a new cooking skill or find new ways to use kitchen staples? Let our Sobeys dietitian team help you navigate the grocery aisles, recommend staples and...

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Celebrate Canada’s Food Guide

Did you know that March was Nutrition Month? This year the theme was “More Than Food” and what better way to celebrate than talking about the about Canada’s Food Guide! This practical tool helps Canadians create balance at every meal. Canada’s Food Guide describes not only what Canadians should eat, but how we should eat,...

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Eating for a healthy heart

February is heart month and there’s no better time to make lifestyle changes to help reduce your risk of heart disease. Consider these tips to help reduce your risk: 1. Fill half of your plate with vegetables and fruit at every meal. Fresh, frozen and canned vegetables and fruit are all good choices. 2. Choose...

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Healthy eating made easy

Do your eating habits need a makeover? Despite our good intentions, there are times we all get off track. At Sobeys, we’re proud to offer our customers the healthy groceries options needed to help make a diet refresh easy and enjoyable. To refresh your diet, simply start with the three E’s: Early Eat early. Breakfast...

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Have a healthy holiday season

‘Tis the season for celebration! As Canada’s Family Grocery Store, family and food are at the very heart of everything we do, and we know that food becomes central to creating joy during the holidays. With many of the best holiday gatherings focused on food, it can be difficult to avoid overindulging. But rest assured,...

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Have a healthy holiday season

‘Tis the season of family, celebration and lots of food! Temptation seems to be everywhere — chocolates at the office, your mom’s favourite pie on the counter, and so many holiday buffets. How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan while everyone around you seems to be indulging? By following some of our tips...

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Fresh ideas with fall flavours

Fall is the perfect time to savour seasonal produce. Corn on the cob, winter squash, carrots, beets, apples and pears… the possibilities are endless! Are you in need of some fresh ideas to help you enjoy all the season has to offer? Take a look at some of our easy meal solutions below. Roasted Roots...

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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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