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Just 5 Alcoholic Drinks a Week Could Shorten Your Lifespan

Wine lovers were elated when a scientific study last year suggested that drinking a glass of wine a day could help them live longer. Now a new study, published in The Lancet, finds that having more than 100 grams of alcohol

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10 Secrets of Food Sample Demonstrators

Ever turn a corner in your local grocery store or warehouse club and see the aisle backed up? You might be able to blame a food sample demonstrator, those stationary sales representatives who invite congestion in stores by offering up

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It Only Takes an Hour for Bacteria to Spoil Your Picnic Foods

It turns out that Yogi Bear and ants are not the only things to fear when heading outdoors for a picnic lunch. During summer heat waves, you need to be concerned about food safety, too. Typically, cooked food is safe

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Food Waste

A new campaign is bringing together governments, non-government organizations and food retailers to tackle the food habits of Canadians — and the mountains of food they waste. “Love Food Hate Waste” is being launched to offer tips on food storage,

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The 10 most outrageous food coming to the CNE

$100 Gold Burger A brioche bun covered in 24-karat gold is the crowning glory of this burger already fit for a king, with two beef patties, cheese, smashed avocado, onion rings, and of course bacon (seeing as this offering comes from

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Lunchtime Trivia For Tuesday July 31st

Lunchtime Trivia today involved a shortage that is expected to cost Canadian households in the near future.   Question: A severe shortage of these is raising costs of food and other goods.  What are they?   There were a number

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Here’s How You Can Get a Dozen Donuts for a Dollar This Week

Soft, sweet, and melt-in-your-mouth good – who doesn’t love donuts? If you’re a donut-lover, you might be excited to know that you can get extremely cheap donuts this week. In fact, you can get 12 delicious donuts for just a

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New Canada Wide Campaign To Save Money And Reduce Waste

A new national program announced this week looks to help households to save money while also reducing food waste in Canada. According to the National Zero Waste Council nearly half of the food waste in Canada can be attributed to

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday July 16, 2018

Out Lunchtime Trivia Question for the day is a fitting one for a hot summer afternoon when we put to you the following: In the summer, Canadians, on average, do this 2 times a week. What is it?   There

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The 10 Best Foodie Cities in the World

Are your travel plans guided by your stomach? You’ll definitely want to sample the local cuisine in these 10 dream destinations, which, based on data from TripAdvisor, are the most popular foodie cities in the world. Rome Florence Paris Barcelona

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Baking Burns Calories For You

There was a study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences which is good news for fans of baking who are also trying to watch their waistlines! It seems that some calculations for the calories found in

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Stoney Creek Restaurant Closed Over Salmonella Concerns

A Stoney Creek restaurant which claims to have Hamilton’s best tacos has been open and closed a few times this month over health and safety concerned. Ole Gourmet at 174 Hamilton Regional Rd 8 was first closed on May 17th

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Vegan Restaurants Popularity Grows

Foodies say Canada is in the midst of a renaissance in plant-based dining. Vegan restaurants have been sprouting up across the country and traditional establishments have been updating their menus to make them more animal-friendly. However, restaurateurs say the proliferation

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Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether? We’ve all heard the warnings over the years: Your metabolism goes on strike overnight, so you shouldn’t eat too close

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Foodie Friday: Dijon and Cognac Stew

Serves: 4 to 6 Total time: 3 hours By: Regina Schrambling/NYTimes   INGREDIENTS * ¼ pound salt pork, diced * 1 large onion, finely diced * 3 shallots, chopped * 2 to 4 tablespoons butter, as needed * 2 pounds

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