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WRITTEN BY: KARINE BARLOW, RD There is a great deal of talk, and dare I say, perhaps confusion over the term ‘plant-based’ diet, which is big news these days. Most of us don’t eat enough fruits, veggies or fibre, so encouraging more consumption of plant foods may indeed provide health benefits...
A recent national survey revealed 70 per cent of Canadian mothers are unaware that babies six to 12 months need 11 mg of iron per dayi – that's nearly 40 per cent more than is required of a full-grown man! The startling statistic was uncovered just in time for World...
WRITTEN BY: MARY ANN BINNE, Manager, Nutrition and Industry Relations, Canadian Pork Council In a major departure from conventional advice, new Canadian guidelines say parents should be offering their six-month-old infants iron-rich foods like beef, pork, fish, poultry, tofu, beans and eggs two or more times a day on a...
WRITTEN BY:  EMILY PARKS, Nutrition Manager, Beef + Lamb New Zealand Soon-to-be mums are missing out on key nutrients by not following current recommendations about what to eat during pregnancy, amplifying conditions such as iron deficiency anaemia. A Kiwi study, made up of around 7000 children and their parents, found a staggering 97%...

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