Food

8 Healthy Road Trip Snacks
 By: Stephanie Kay, Registered Holistic Nutritionist So, your bags are packed and you’re ready to go, but what will you eat along the way? Although it may seem easier to just pick up snacks at the gas station or stop...
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Copycat Starbucks Bistro Boxes
By: Nita Tandon If completely packed weekdays and even more tightly packed weekends describe your life in a nutshell, it’s time to make smart use of your little available time by preparing easy, convenient, and – let’s not forget –...
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Plastic container drawer
BPA is toxic and banned in Canada and the US, right?  Not exactly. BPA was only banned in the manufacturing of baby bottles. There is no restriction on its use in food containers. There is also no restriction on the use of BPS or BPF, which are the hormone-disrupting replacements often used to create "BPA-Free" products, which scientific studies show is no safer.  Here's a simple illustration to show which household products contain BPA, how it leaches into your food and simple ways to dramatically reduce your exposure to it.
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