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 →

Tips to Fighting the Winter Blues

Does the cold winter season have you down? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people are victims of Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD.  Studies have shown that millions of people suffer from SAD all over the world, of which 75% are women.  Women have proven to be more susceptible.  There are plenty of.. read more →

Keep your food resolutions: Tips for making good on new year promises

Eat less, eat better, lose weight, get healthy. These are the resolutions many of us make every year as we gobble down the last of the Christmas ham and sugar cookies so we can start the new year with a clean slate. By Valentine’s Day, we’re back to daily chocolate and jumbo sodas and wistfully.. read more →

Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. The.. read more →

Shoppers be berry careful when buying blueberry products

HOUSTON (KTRK) — Blueberries are touted as a super health food. Manufacturers of prepared foods are looking to capitalize on it, plastering the berries all over their packaging. But Consumer Reports says just because it’s blue on the outside doesn’t necessarily mean it’s blue on the inside. read more →

Get A Breath of Fresh Air!

With Autumn now in full swing we have a tendency to stay indoors, especially with the cooler temperatures and more frequent rainy days.  But it is still important to get some fresh air! This is a great article on the health benefits of getting fresh air.   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 →

Back to School Healthy Eating Tips

Back to School hip and healthy eating tips It’s school time again! The decision over healthy meals vs. convenience foods can be a struggle with busy schedules. As the school year picks up, you might find yourself questioning if you need to hit the cookbooks for some nutrition upgrades. Healthy eating should include a variety of.. 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 →

Go big on nutrition-packed blueberries

When it comes to nutrition, “good to eat” and “good for you” are not always the same thing. But the two definitely coincide in blueberries. read more →