Flavonoid-rich diet may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

Do you have a family history of Type 2 diabetes? Then visit the below link to read about an interesting study that looks at how increasing your intake of flavonoids (naturally found in berries as well as some other foods) can reduce your risk. For great recipe ideas to help you add berries to your.. read more →

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Family

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Use these techniques to teach your children the importance of staying active and eating nutritious (and great-tasting!) food. Good foods in; bad foods out. Start simple. When kids are young, you have the advantage because they eat at least half.. read more →

Blueberries Brain Boosting Power

BC BLUEBERRIES OFFER BRAIN BOOSTING POWER – BC Blueberry Council Press Release (The research linking blueberries to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease is surprisingly strong) (Vancouver, B.C.) – Among the many changes that come with aging, memory loss is one that is feared the most. But if we take steps early enough, it’s far.. read more →

What is the link between breakfast and a healthy heart?

Start your day right!  The following article was found on BBC’s website.  You may consider letting people who skip breakfast know why it may not be such a good idea to do so.  Remember it can be as easy as a smoothie in the morning.  For great smoothie ideas check out our smoothie recipes. Breakfast.. read more →

Getting more vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for bone health. Recent research suggests it may have other benefits, too, such as protecting against colds and fighting depression. The good news is that most people get enough vitamin D, according to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). However, if you don’t spend enough time in the sun or if your.. read more →

Be Heart Aware

Did you know that February is Heart Awareness Month?  Did you also know that one in three women will die from heart disease? And that 80 percent of heart disease is preventable? Here are some great tips on cooking for your Heart. Article found on Eat Right Ontario.com 28 Cooking Tips for Heart Month Get ready to eat better.. read more →

Heart&Stroke Health Check- Helping you eat well

Did you know that Snowcrest Foods is part of the Heart&Stroke Health Check program?  Health Check is a not-for-profit food information program that can “help you choose foods in grocery stores and restaurants that can be part of a healthy diet.”  For more information on the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s program, click on the link.. read more →

Raise Good Eaters: Make Your Own Baby Food

When I found out I was pregnant with my first child, there was really no question in my mind that I’d be making baby food. Ensuring a healthy diet and knowing that my son would be getting the necessary nutrients were my determining factors. I also wanted to be in charge of what was going.. read more →

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Eat Berries

Ensuring that our children get all the daily nutrients they need for a healthy start in life is a top priority for most parents.  A diet rich in berries helps to ensure optimum health for babies and children. Berries are the superfood of the century. Packed with essential nutrients, berries are by far the best.. read more →

Tips to promote healthy childhood eating

It’s not always easy to get children to think about healthy eating, but we have get them thinking about it while they’re still young.  Here are a few tips as to how you could promote eating healthy in children. Have regular family meals. Knowing dinner is served at approximately the same time every night and.. read more →