Coca-Cola is dropping a controversial ingredient from its Powerade sports drink after a similar move by PepsiCo's Gatorade last year, according to CTV News.
Brominated vegetable oil had been the target of a Change.org petition by a Mississippi teenager, who questioned why it was being used in a drink marketed toward health-conscious athletes. The ingredient is linked to a flame retardant and is not approved for use in Japan or the European Union.
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You've gotta love it when a cookbook follows through on the promise delivered in its subtitle. In the case of Everyday Vegetarian, "Meat-Free Meals in Minutes" ain't no lie.
Written by Brenda Stanley, a former cooking-show host who lives on a small ranch in Idaho, the cookbook is loaded with recipes that will help you avoid the dread that sometimes accompanies 5 o'clock, when you realize all of a sudden it's almost dinner time, the kids are starving, and you have no idea w
Heather Cunliffe opened Cafe Bliss in 2008 in Victoria with a simple goal: to provide pure nourishment. Her brother, Joe Cunliffe, joined the team in 2011 and together the siblings have drawn a loyal following of health-conscious individuals who come to Bliss for unique local, raw, organic food. They've gone on to open Be Love, a Blanshard Street resto with raw and cooked food. Heather Cunliffe She shares a recipe for Carrot Curry Coconut Soup from her book Blissful.
Marc-AndréChoquette is executive chef at Tableau Bar Bistro as well as the Homer Street Café and Bar. Chef MAC, as he's known, hails from Montreal and is an avid hockey player. Chef MAC He shares a recipe for a dish that can only be found at Tableau and that combines abundantly healthy quinoa with fresh pan-seared trout.
Fit Foodie's Chefs' Wellness Series features top chefs from throughout B.C. discussing their take on health and healthy eating.
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Every year, my local Whole Foods has a one-day sale on organic blueberries. I stock up, buying as many cases as I can fit in my downstairs freezer. I use them mostly to make blueberry-based smoothies year-round. (The kids are happy with a simple mix of blueberries, strawberry yogurt, and ripe banana; other times I'll add kale, pineapple, and roasted and pureed beets.)
The berries are a great source of anti-oxidants, which I'm always trying to get more of (and more into my h
Four Seasons Vancouver executive chef Ned Bell brought the farm-to-table philosophy to YEW seafood + bar. He dishes on his approach to well-being and shares one of his favourite healthy recipes, a quinoa dish that's loaded with superfoods.
Fit Foodie's Chefs' Wellness Series will feature top chefs from throughout B.C. discussing their take on health and healthy eating. Chef Ned Bell and son. What do you do to stay physically healthy? I stay physically fit by running, cycling
This is my new favourite go-to snack or light meal. Toss in a bowl a bunch of chick peas, some olive oil, some freshly squeezed lemon juice, a ton of fresh herbs--whatever you have on hand; basil, parsley, chives, dill; anything goes--some minced garlic, and some freshly grated pecorino cheese. You've got a quick, delicious, nutritious little dish. I try to avoid buying canned chick peas--BPA--but have gotten into the habit of soaking then cooking big batches and freezing the