Steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. Jan. 18, 2010. (AP / J. Scott Applewhite)
A new large-scale U.S. study has found that increasing the amount of red meat in the diet, especially processed red meat, appears to be linked with an increased risk of death, while swapping it for plant-based alternatives may help lower the risk.
As a passionate self-taught chef, I’ve made it my mission to help people live healthy and happy lives. Through my work, I want to help people from all walks of life enjoy the benefits I have, and enjoy food that is salt, gluten, and GMO-free, but is still full of flavor.
Think twice before you turn on the faucet to wash off that raw meat. The Centers for Disease Control issued a stern warning against washing raw chicken and other meat, explaining that it can spread germs throughout the kitchen. In a tweet posted last week, the CDC wrote, “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other food or utensils in the kitchen.” Three days later, in response to some skepticism from Twitter users, they released a follow-up post that read, “
Bananas are an incredibly popular food pretty much anywhere you go. Grown in 107 countries, they represent the fourth most valuable crop the world over. They are delicious ripe, cooked, dried, even slightly under-ripe. They are great plain but nicely complement ice cream, cereal, and yogurt. Bananas are also one of the healthiest snacks you can have, with enough sweetness to make you forget how much nutrition you’re getting.
But what would happen if you ate two bananas every day? We will take a look at the health outcomes of that habit, the good and the not-so-good. (Spoiler alert: it’s mostly…
The 2019 guide is all about less meat, more water.
OTTAWA — Drink more water and eat more plants, Canada's new food guide says, doing away with the traditional food groups and serving counts familiar to generations of students in health classes across the land.
The food-guide facelift unveiled Tuesday, the first in 12 years, reflects a new approach by Health Canada aimed at promoting healthier eating and lifestyle choices, rather than emphasizing serving sizes and specific foods.
"The guide continues to provide advice on what to eat, but now it also emphasizes that healthy eating is more than the food you eat,"…
WATCH ABOVE: Federal government unveils new food packaging guidelines
Health Canada is proposing new regulations that will make it easier for shoppers to identify whether a packaged food is high in saturated fat, sugar or sodium.
If the regulations are approved, it means that a warning label would be prominently affixed to the front of all packaged foods that are high in these nutrients – up to half of packaged foods on the shelves.
WATCH: Health Canada’s plans to change food labels
“Canada is facing an undeniable growing burden of chronic disease,” said Dr. Supriya Sharma, chief medical adviser to Health Canada.
Two in five…