In 2001, one in eight Canadians were 65 years-of-age or older. By 2026, one in five Canadians will have reached that golden age. Healthy aging is the key to optimizing the years we have without disease or chronic conditions that may keep us from enjoying life to the fullest.
Eating a variety of nutritious foods that are low fat, high fiber and rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, is one good strategy for lowering our risk of disease and disease-related…Continue
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• 1 cup arborio rice
• 1 cup crimini mushrooms, sliced
• ¼ cup dried porcini mushrooms, rehydrated in 1 cup boiling water for 15 minutes then coarsely chopped
• 1 medium-sized onion, finely diced…Continue
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This bowl of noodles is quick and simple to prepare and only requires a few ingredients, making it an ideal choice for a weeknight or a quick weekend lunch. Nowadays it's much easier to find fresh soba noodles in the supermarket and these are what I prefer, although you could use any type of noodle.…Continue
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From keeping the apple in your lunch box worm-free, to repelling mosquitoes, controlling mice in your attic, keeping your pool clean and treating weed infestations on your lawn, pesticides touch many aspects of your daily life.
Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency is responsible for determining if proposed pesticides can be used safely when label directions are followed and if they will be effective for their intended use. If there is reasonable certainty…Continue
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What's the best way to prevent plant disease and pest problems that can damage your home vegetable garden? With more and more Canadians flexing their green thumbs, this has become a frequent question posed to officials at Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency.
Health Canada regulates pesticides and employs scientists to evaluate potential health and environmental risks both before a product can be marketed and as new scientific information becomes…Continue
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To be healthy, we need to eat a variety of foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Pesticides play an important role in making sure there is enough food for everyone, by protecting food and crops from pests such as insects, weeds and fungal diseases.
While pesticides help protect our food supply, many people are concerned about pesticide residues on the food they eat.
Before any pesticide can be registered in Canada, Health Canada reviews…Continue
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Most smoothies are nutrient void. Most junk fruit beverages and smoothies only contain between 5 and 15% fruit and some contain even less than that. They do however contain lots of water, sugar, additives and preservatives.
A delicious smoothie mix will be full of fruit and taste like the REAL fruit. A true…Continue
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