Nutrition

A person eats in London on Oct. 17, 2007. The World Health Organization says the number of heavy people in Europe has hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and one third of children weighing in as either overweight or obese. In a report issued on Tuesday, the U.N. health agency’s European office said the prevalence of obesity among adults is higher across the continent than any other world region, except for the Americas. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

Highest rates in Turkey, Malta, Israel and Britain

 

Canada’s Food Guide contains detailed nutrition information for Canadians. (Photo by ADVOCATE news services)

QUIZ: How much do you know about good nutrition?

March is Nutrition Month in Canada

 

Fruits and vegetables. (USDA.gov photo)

South Surrey expert offers tips for nutrition on a budget

Focus on whole foods, avoid prepackaged and processed items, nutritionist says

 

Nanaimo top the lists for most polite city and best tippers in Canada in Uber Eats’ third annual ‘Cravings Report.’ (Uber Eats photo)

Canada’s best tippers and most polite takeout customers found in one B.C. town

Uber Eats reports on driver experiences, picky eaters, popular dishes and more

Nanaimo top the lists for most polite city and best tippers in Canada in Uber Eats’ third annual ‘Cravings Report.’ (Uber Eats photo)
Thanksgiving turkey

COLUMN: Thanksgiving tradition includes delicious savoury dressing

Cooked in or out of the bird, no Thanksgiving meal is complete without this classic dish

  • Oct 9, 2021
Thanksgiving turkey
Apples are a great source of fibre, potassium, Vitamin C and antioxidants such as quercetin, catechins and chlorogenic acid. Low on the glycemic scale and fibre-rich, apples are great weight-management food. (Unsplash.com photo)

COLUMN: Turn tart, early-season apples into delicious, healthy treats

Fibre-rich and filled with nutrients, apples are an excellent food for weight management

  • Aug 19, 2021
Apples are a great source of fibre, potassium, Vitamin C and antioxidants such as quercetin, catechins and chlorogenic acid. Low on the glycemic scale and fibre-rich, apples are great weight-management food. (Unsplash.com photo)
A week’s worth of harvesting donated by members of Crescent Park Community Garden to the COVID-responsive SOX BOX emergency food hamper project. (Lynn Schieder photo)

ALEX HOUSE: Neighbourhood Fun Night scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 18

Low-cost, picnic-style meal, music, a door prize, and activities for kids planned

  • Aug 14, 2021
A week’s worth of harvesting donated by members of Crescent Park Community Garden to the COVID-responsive SOX BOX emergency food hamper project. (Lynn Schieder photo)