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Getting your Pre-Baby Body Back

June 6th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
There's no reason you can't look better than ever after giving birth. Here's how to get your pre-baby body back - and then some.
Getting your Pre-Baby Body Back

There were probably days during your pregnancy when you thought your body couldn't possibly expand any further. But, incredibly, it did. And then you discovered that everything doesn't just miraculously deflate once your baby is born. Fortunately, getting back into shape post-baby is possible. Here's how:

An Unexpected Benefit of Red Wine

May 24th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Mommies rejoice, there may be weight loss benefits in that glass of red at the end of a day.
An Unexpected Benefit of Red Wine

Okay, so we don’t usually don’t chat wine on this site, but we think this study warrants an exception. For those of you who aren't expecting, we’ve got some good news – especially if you like to treat yourself to a glass of red wine at the end of the day.

Do You Still Need to Worry About BPA?

April 13th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Sadly, yes. Find out why there's still so much BPA in the food we eat and what you can do to avoid it.
Do You Still Need to Worry About BPA?

Bisphenol-A (BPA) may have been banned from sippy cups and other baby products, however your child may still be getting this endocrine-disrupting chemical in the foods she eats. A recent report by a coalition including the Breast Cancer Fund and Campaign for Healthier Solutions found that BPA is still present in two-thirds of canned food.
 
It appears that most companies still use BPA to line the cans of their food. In this particular study, researchers analyzed the interior linings and lids of nearly 200 canned foods. Among the worst offenders was Campbell’s who had BPA-based epoxy in 100 per cent of their tested cans, even though the company claims to be making significant progress in the transition away from BPA. Seventy-one per cent of Del Monte cans tested positive for BPA, and 50 per cent of General Mills cans. Many of the smaller companies faired just as bad, they just has less cans tested. Private food labels were equally to blame with Target, Walmart, Dollar Store, and Loblaws each having BPA present in at least 80 per cent of their canned goods. Even Whole Foods canned goods were heavily laden with BPA.

Think Before You Eat

September 21st, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Celebrate National Organic Week by Changing The Way You Feel About Food.
Think Before You Eat

We were excited to help launch National Organic Week (September 19-27) at Toronto's Ruby Watch Co. with an all-local, all-organic meal sponsored by CLIF bar. The week is a great time to remember to think before you eat and commit yourself to making organic choices for your family whenever possible.

Power Up Your Diet

July 23rd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Nine superfoods every mom should include in her diet.
Power Up Your Diet

It can be tiring being a mom. That’s why it’s essential to make sure that the foods we eat pack the biggest nutritional punch possible. Eating right just makes you feel better and gives you a natural energy boost. Here’s a look at nine of the biggest nutritional heavy eaters and why you should include them in your family’s diet.