Planting with Egg Shells

Summer is here, and you know what that means: it’s time to get your hands dirty! To ring in the ...

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When to introduce eggs to babies

Eggs contain protein, iron, choline and lutein, which are important nutrients for babies. And omega-3 enriched eggs have the added benefit of DHA, an omega-3 fat that is important for babies’ brain development. So, when can you introduce eggs into your baby’s diet? Which eggs should you choose, and how should the eggs be prepared? Let’s investigate! When can I introduce eggs to my baby? Most babies are ready for their first taste of solid food at around 6 months of age. Interestingly, not all experts agree on the exact age to start solids, so it’s common to hear different opinions from a child’s pediatrician or dietitian.

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New Global Study – Higher Egg Intake Not Associated with Blood Lipids

Read about the most recent research about eggs, including one study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that supports eggs as a nutritious part of an overall diet. Many studies have shown that dietary cholesterol in eggs has little effect on blood cholesterol levels. I always watch for new studies about eggs and heart health to ensure that my knowledge is up to date.

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Cooking Tips for College & University Students

The return to college and university looks a little bit different this year, as a result of COVID-related changes. For ...

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Summer Snacking Packed with Protein

As I type this blog, it's very hot outside, and it's just the way I like it! There's a warm ...

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Tips for Stress-Free Cooking While More of Us Stay Home

It’s amazing to watch Canadians support one another during these unprecedented times. I’ve seen and heard so many heart-warming stories ...

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Navigating the Egg Counter During COVID-19

You may have noticed egg shortages or a lack of availability of the type of eggs you usually buy during ...

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE HUDSON FAMILY OF BURNBRAE FARMS, Margaret Hudson, President

As everyone is aware, COVID-19 has had far reaching implications around the world and is impacting each and every Canadian ...

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The Benefits of Cooking More Often

March is Dietitians of Canada’s National Nutrition Month, and I want to take a moment to say thank you to ...

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Can my dog and cat eat eggs? Yes!

My dog Brae, an adorable Bernedoodle, sits by the door in the morning waiting to see if I give the ...

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The Importance of Breakfast for School-Age Kids

No matter how busy life gets, I’m one of those moms who always reminds my kids to eat breakfast before ...

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Eggs Can Help You Maintain A Healthy Body Weight

Sometimes my friends and colleagues ask me if I always eat eggs for breakfast. With an adamant “Yes I do,” their next question is “Why?” The reasons are many. Having spent a number years immersing myself in the research around eggs, I believe that I am making a sensible choice to maintain a healthy body weight and to care for my long-term health. Here’s why.

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Easy Weekday Breakfasts: The Faster and Healthier Way

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know that it’s also ...

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