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Food for thought on chewing gum

May 28, 2014

During the past year, Canadians spent approximately $500 million on chewing gum. Based on the average price of a pack of gum, that translates to 4 billion pieces of gum, or 120 pieces per year for every Canadian! Of course, not everyone chews gum – and that means that the ‘hard core’ gum chewers are […]

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Kale a truly super superfood

Juiced, chopped, sautéed, added to soups or baked into chips, kale has taken the spotlight as a super ‘superfood.’ And it deserves the title as a nutritional powerhouse. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, it can be easily added into many dishes or even baked into an afternoon super snack such as a kale chip […]

Steal the thunder from anxious dogs

Finally it seems like summer is just around the corner! While the warmer weather means lots of great things for the people and pets of our great neighborhood, it also brings with it a season that can be a real cause of stress and anxiety for our canine companions. Many dogs suffer from anxiety related […]

Eat, drink and be cavity-free

We all know that sugary foods and drinks cause cavities.  However, our understanding of the science of nutrition and preventive dental health has evolved considerably from this simplistic statement. With that in mind, here are a few friendly nutritional guidelines to help prevent cavities. Acid causes cavities The sugar in your diet is only indirectly […]


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