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  A review of 18 studies examining the relation between the consumption or avoidance of meat and psychological health concluded that people who avoid meat had significantly higher rates or risk of depression and anxiety. The new research published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition1 found one in three...
Are your healthy eating habits taking a break during the covid-19 crisis? Many of us turn to cravings like ice cream and chips during this stressful time, but we need to eat well to stay healthy. Nourishing meals can boost our immune system and help prevent us from getting...
NEW AND IMPORTANT RESEARCH: The Critical Importance of Iron During Pregnancy and the Limitations in Measuring Iron Deficiency The importance of adequate iron during pregnancy cannot be overstated. It’s not about being anemic or not, but more about having optimal iron levels. Iron requirements during pregnancy increase dramatically as the mother’s...
With everyone spending more time at home, the pandemic has turned the family kitchen into a family restaurant, and parents are scrambling to get three tasty yet nutritious meals on the table three times a day, every day. If this sounds like you, check out these tips for food...
The pandemic is causing uncertainty and upheaval in our everyday life, taking a toll on our routines, relationships and physical and mental health. Many of us have been turning to food for comfort, with sales of staples like meat, flour and eggs spiking in recent months. It could be due...
WRITTEN BY: CAROL HARRISON, RD Are you living with diabetes or cooking for a family member with diabetes? Red meats like beef can help us to manage diabetes and the latest research findings confirms red meat continues to be part of a healthy diet.  1. Protein rich foods like beef help...
WRITTEN BY: CAROL HARRISON, RD Iron is needed to carry oxygen to our cells. Restrict the amount of oxygen to our cells, and it’s easy to see why going all out in a workout, (or even mustering up enough energy to get there in the first place), can be a challenge...
Protein is a nutrient darling and for good reason. Protein is essential for muscle synthesis, immunity, blood formation, bone health, is a source of energy and promotes weight loss.1 According to experts, Canadians would do their health wonders by increasing their protein intake from the current 17% daily energy intake...
Aging well is a challenge. Regardless of cultural background, socioeconomic status or whether male or female, aging does not discriminate. However, there are recommendations for vibrant longevity. One science-based approach for healthy aging is consuming protein in amounts that exceed the Recommended Dietary Allowance (0.8 g/kg/day) but rest well...
The Food and Nutrition Forum at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2019 (RAWF) Food and nutrition educators are keen to broaden their understanding of sustainable food systems for their professional and client programming. ThinkBeef.ca collaborated with the RAWF to develop and deliver an ag-education program for over 60 nutrition and...

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