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Episode 51

Go UnDiet Book CoverWe’ve heard over and over again that diets don’t work, but many of us still follow them, multiple times. Is there a way to get off the dieting roller-coaster and make real change happen?

Gloria Tsang, RD
Episode 50

When it comes to easy dinners, pasta dishes are popular with busy families. Perhaps you have a white-sauce fanatic in your family, or want to change it up from the usual tomato-based sauce. Whatever you do, skip the powder mix. They simply have too many artificial ingredients, including trans fat.

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Episode 49

SqueezedHow many of you reach for a glass of orange juice as part of your morning routine? Alissa Hamilton, author of the book Squeezed shares some surprising truths about orange juice. It may shock you.

Alissa Hamilton
Episode 48

Busy on-the-go families need easy, tasty and nutritious snacks to fuel them. A popular snack item marketed to families with kids is boxed mini bagel bites in your freezer section. Unfortunately, these frozen snacks come with a lengthy list of ingredients, like trans fat, you don’t want your kids to eat regularly.

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Episode 47

Podcast Transcript: Over 400 food companies gathered in Vancouver for the Annual Grocery Showcase Event this week. This is the second year we’re invited to be here. Let me take you to some of the great finds on the trade show floor.

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Episode 46

Read It Before You Eat ItWith Earth Day approaching, there's a renewed interest in our food supply and how they impact the environment and our health. Dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix, author of the book Read It Before You Eat It, helps us learn which label term really means it, and which one is just marketing gimmick.

Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RD, CDN
Episode 45

What comes to mind when you hear the word “granola”? Is it something nutritious, natural and tasty? Many commercial granola bars you find in the store tend to be none of those things. Some even contain high fructose corn syrup and trans fat! Luckily, you can make your own bars in just minutes, and provide a natural product for anyone to enjoy!

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Episode 44

We have been hearing the 5-a-day slogan for the past 10 years? March is the Nutrition Month and it's time to ditch this mantra and embrace 3-a-day instead. Yes we all need to try to eat more fruits and vegetables.  But it's more important to eat different 3 color groups. That's because they all contain different sets of antioxidants. So let's go 3-a-day: in other words, 3 colors a day. Let's take a look at the 5 different color groups.

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Episode 43

Which dishes come to your mind when you think of Chinese food? For many of us, it’s the Sweet & Sour dish! The bottled stuff has a long ingredient list. But, you can easily make this sauce at home with some simple ingredients, in just under 2 minutes. Today in this No More Packaged Food series, we’re cooking up Sweet & Sauce chicken to show you how easy it is to prepare this dish.

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Episode 42

No Whine with DinnerEating healthy is usually one of the top 3 new year's resolutions. And yet, it's hard to eat healthy if you don't start cooking more at home. Dietitian Liz Weiss just released her family cookbook No Whine with Dinner.

Liz Weiss, MS, RD

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