Grocery stores and Canadians are bulking up on ultra-processed foods

Grocery stores and Canadians are bulking up on ultra-processed foods

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez Far too many products on store shelves are giving us lots of calories but little nutrition A version of this commentary appeared in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator In the 1960s, the biggest supermarkets only carried 10,000 items or fewer. Big supermarkets today offer almost 40,000 products. To be sure, among those extra […]

Eat more plants, less meat

Eat more plants, less meat

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson Canada’s Food Guide revamp is good for people and the planet A version of this commentary appeared in the CBC News and Ottawa Life What is a healthy diet? New Year’s diet conversations still abound around water coolers Canada-wide as people debate the various merits and shortcomings of sugar, gluten, meat, […]