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October 1, 2018

Peanut Allergy: New Recommendations Regarding Prevention

Have you ever wondered if there is anything you can do to decrease the risk of peanut allergy developing in your infant? Read on to learn about the steps you can take towards peanut allergy prevention. What is a food allergy? A food allergy is a reaction that takes place when the body’s immune system […]

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September 27, 2018

Cheese—Good for the Heart?

New evidence is challenging nutritional advice about dairy, including Canada’s Food Guide. Current Canadian food guidance suggests we should choose lower fat cheese to help reduce saturated fat intake. Furthermore, it cautions that even lower fat cheese still contains a significant amount of saturated fat. The concern is that saturated fat is associated with a […]

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September 12, 2018

How Well Are Canadian Children Eating at School?

Diets have improved slightly since 2004 but overall, Canadian children still need to improve the quality of their diets during school days. When zeroing in on recent data, researchers show the food categories needing most improvement were whole grains, milk and alternatives and dark green and orange vegetables. When you’re walking down the halls of […]

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September 10, 2018

Calcium Calculator™ FAQs

Below are common questions related to the Calcium Calculator™ tool and its relevance to improving health. Research has shown that dietary calcium intake can be a reliable predictor of overall diet quality because of other key nutrients found in calcium-rich foods. Try the Calcium Calculator™ online tool or order the printed resource.  1. Why are […]

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September 10, 2018

Calcium Calculator™ – Now a Mobile App!

Try the free Calcium Calculator™ app—your body will thank you! Look for the Calcium Calculator™ app logo, download today.        Most Canadians don’t get enough calcium—do you? Most Canadians don’t get enough calcium. In fact, 87% of women between the ages of 19–50 have inadequate calcium intakes.1 But while the benefits of calcium are well-known, did you […]

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July 4, 2018

Hiking Hungry? Trail Mix and Other Tips

If you are hungry to hike or hiking hungry, this article is for you. Whether it’s a recreational half-day hike or a longer challenging hike all day, we know we shouldn’t leave home without bringing some food and water. But what are some tried and true snacks to pack for your next outdoor adventure? Do […]

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July 2, 2018

Calcium Calculator™ Privacy Policy

Privacy policy for Calcium Calculator™ mobile app Effective date: July 2, 2018 British Columbia Dairy Association (“BC Dairy”, “we” or “us”) recognizes and respects the privacy of users of the App. This Privacy Policy applies to our Calcium Calculator™ mobile app and the services available through such app (together, the “App”), and describes how we […]

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May 24, 2018

5 Simple Tips to Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer

What do dairy products have in common with whole grains, calcium, physical activity and foods high in dietary fibre? What do dairy products have in common with whole grains, calcium, physical activity, and foods containing dietary fibre? There is strong evidence for all five factors showing they reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. That is […]

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