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February 18, 2010

Eating for Energy: Use Canada’s Food Guide

The “formula” for a peak performance diet is no secret. Canada’s Food Guide is the starting point to plan food choices. The “formula” for a peak performance diet is no secret. Canada’s Food Guide is the starting point to plan food choices. Choose at least the recommended number of Food Guide Servings suggested in each […]

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February 18, 2010

Vitamins, Minerals and Other Healthy Stuff

Get tips for making the healthiest choices. To consume the most vitamins, minerals and other health protective compounds from food, choose a wide variety of foods and consume at least the recommended number of Food Guide Servings from each food group every day. Follow specific Food Guide tips from Canada’s Food Guide to make the healthiest choices: […]

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February 18, 2010

Check on Caffeine

Need ideas on how to cut back on caffeine? Here are some ideas to reduce your caffeine intake. Select the ideas that would work for you or create your own. Choose milk, juice or water instead of caffeinated drinks Choose a smaller cup when you drink coffee Switch to decaffeinated coffee or tea Switch from […]

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February 18, 2010

Check on Fat

Ideas to lower your fat intake Select one or two ideas that would work for you. TO LOWER YOUR FAT INTAKE Try lower fat substitutes… Select a bagel instead of a croissant, pastry or muffin. Have pretzels or plain popcorn instead of potato chips. Prepare dips or spreads that use cottage cheese or yogurt instead […]

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February 18, 2010

Check on Fibre

If you think fibre is only about bran, you’ve missed out on a lot of these great ideas! Select the ideas that would work for you, or create your own. Eat more vegetables and fruits, e.g. eat two vegetable servings at lunch or dinner. Choose whole vegetables or fruit instead of juices. Eat more whole grain […]

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February 9, 2010

Food Sources of Vitamin D

Find out which foods are rich in Vitamin D. To learn if you get enough vitamin D from your food, check this page about getting enough vitamin D. Food Amount Vitamin D (IU) Salmon, Pink (canned, drained solids with bone) 75 g (2 1⁄2 oz) 742 Salmon, Sockeye (baked or broiled) 75 g (2 1⁄2 […]

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February 9, 2010

How Can I Get All the Vitamin D That I Need?

Do you know whether you need a supplement? Find out. Milk is an excellent source of vitamin D, as are fatty fish like salmon or tuna. To get the recommended amount of vitamin D, drink milk or eat fatty fish every day. If you are unable to meet your vitamin D needs through food, consider […]

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December 16, 2009

Manure Spreading Advisory #5

Date: Dec 01, 2010 to Jan 01, 2011 Time: 11:00 am – 11:00 am The following advisory is produced by government, in partnership with industry, to provide guidance to farmers regarding the Agricultural Waste Control Regulation and the ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT.

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December 14, 2009

Manure Spreading Advisory #2

Date: Jun 01, 2009 to Sep 01, 2009 Time: 5:22 pm – 5:22 pm The following advisory is produced by government, in partnership with industry, to provide guidance to farmers regarding the ACT Agricultural Waste Control Regulation and the Environmental Management.

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