Skipping the morning meal can throw off your body’s rhythm of fasting and eating. When you wake up, the blood sugar your body needs to make your muscles and brain work their best is usually low. Breakfast helps replenish it.
The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum's Food for Health portal is packed full of interesting content, from practical tips like how to read a food label to a historical look at the evolution of food safety. The portal is divided into five sections: Food and Farming, Labels and Packaging, Food Safety, Health and Nutrition, and Food for Thought.
Our traditional foods have nourished us well since the time of our creation and have been of fundamental importance to our culture. We developed sophisticated techniques to preserve a variety of foods year round to keep our bodies strong and this knowledge has carried us well into our current place
Almost every year, the western world is introduced to a new superfood that boasts extraordinary nutritional benefits. The documentary examines its unintended effects this has on food security, health, sustainable farming, and fair-trade food practices.