The Power of the Smoothie By Doug Cook RD, MHSc

When it comes to healthy eating, it’s important not to get bogged down with dietary dogma; rules that more often ...

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Egg Secrets – My Favourite Tips & Tricks with Eggs

Sure, you know how to scramble an egg. But do you know the best way to boil, peel and store eggs? How about sizing and determining freshness? Growing up in a farming family where eggs were the focal point, I have gathered so many great tips and tricks that I want to share with you. Here goes!

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Hot Off The Press – Eggs every day are totally okay!

My breakfast almost always includes eggs, so I was pleased to read about two new studies published in May that further support my daily decision. Remember a few years ago when eggs were much maligned in the popular press, and were wrongfully associated with high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes? The tides have turned, and this new research further supports what we’ve said all along: Eggs every day are totally okay!

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Exciting News about Sports & Eggs

While many athletes rely on egg whites as a lean source of protein, a new study out of the University of Toronto shows that whole eggs may actually have an edge over egg whites as a superior protein builder.

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Diet and Exercise Can Save Your Muscles

Beginning as early as our 40s, skeletal muscle mass and strength begin to decline. It happens in a linear fashion, with up to 50 percent of mass being lost by the time we reach our 80s. Sarcopenia is associated with the increased risk of certain diseases, fatigue, falls, and mortality, so we need to slow down its progression. But how?

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Eggs – The Ultimate Convenience Food

Eggs are perfectly balanced on the scale of convenience and nutrition. They are quick to cook; allow for a wide variety of uses; come in ready-made versions; and add protein, vitamins and minerals to the diet.

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Happy Mother's Day

There are many holidays that we celebrate as a family, but I have a special place in my heart for Mother’s Day. I love the hand-made cards and extra-special treatment, and of course the Mother’s Day brunch that my family cooks for me (it’s mom’s day off!).

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Eggs help you get enough protein

One of the favourite parts of my job is the opportunity to continuously learn. I’m lucky to frequently cross paths ...

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Happy Easter from my Family to Yours

As you can imagine, Easter is a special time for our family at Burnbrae Farms – because we love eggs! ...

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