Summer is upon us and we all like to enjoy ourselves while not adding to our waistlines. Unfortunately, sugar is hidden in many of our favourite summer foods, even the ones we would least expect, such as condiments like BBQ sauce, and savoury food items like weiners and sausages. It is in our own best interests to read labels and see how our food is sweetened in order to make choices that minimize our health risks. It’s amazing how even minimal amounts in many food choices add up within a day/week/month. With this in mind, we’ll now take a look at...
Artificial sweeteners – they were meant to help with weight loss and cause no harm! Hmmmmm – The current issues with artificial sweeteners lies in the incorrect assumptions that surrounded their initial creation and manufacture. In reality they enabled large corporations to profit enormously at our expense. Even more annoyingly, Canadian, and U.S health agencies continue to claim that artificial sweeteners are safe in the amounts typically consumed, the hard science suggests otherwise.
Healthwashing describes companies’ marketing attempt to capitalize on the health concerns of consumers by trying to position themselves as a healthier option. However, these same companies often contribute to poor health due to their products or other practices they fail to disclose.
This easy and delicious cauliflower steak recipe is a crowdpleaser. Roasting cauliflower brings out the best flavor in this cruciferous vegetable. It works best if you have a good big head of cauliflower.