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Summer Fruits and Vegetables Made Simple

Summer has officially arrived! Along with green grass and blue skies, summer also brings some incredibly hot weather. During these hot months, nothing beats cooling down with some refreshing inseason fruits and vegetables.

Many of these foods are perfect thirst quenchers because of their high water content, which makes them both a great snack and source of hydration to carry out your day.

A pint of ale, a capacity to create, and delicious spoons!

March is a month full of celebrations, new beginnings, and welcoming the coming of spring.

As children get excited for the month of March, parents may be wondering what new and exciting activities they can do with their little ones. March also marks the coming of St. Patrick’s Day! Here at the HPC, we want to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without any headaches. Make sure you read all the way until the end for one heck of an ingenious way to spice up your next dinner party.

Pumpkins, Red Leaves and Spooky Treats

As the leaves turn red and the weather gets colder, it becomes time for family celebrations and spooky treats! The nutrition department at the HPC would like to wish you all a happy coming of Fall. Whether you’re going out to see the beauty of the maple leaves or going apple picking this season, we’ve got you covered for all of your food-related celebrations. 

Great Food, Great Company, One Amazing Day

From everyone in the nutrition department at the HPC, we wish you and your family an amazing summer!

It doesn’t matter how you plan to spend your summer; whether you’re cooking at home, having a BBQ in the backyard, or hitting those hiking trails, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know to stay healthy, safe, and energetic.

Kids, apps and nutrition

Teaching kids about nutrition can be challenging; thankfully, there’s an app for that. Learn about these informative and fun nutritional apps that help kids learn more about what they are eating, and help you shop as well.

September 2015: Superfood KALE

This month let's take a closer look at one of the 'superfoods' that have been quite popular- kale. To learn more about Kale, plus recipes for a Kale Apple Smoothie and Kale Chips, click here.

August 2015: Nutrition Labels and Sugar

Canada’s Food Labels are changing! Sugars will now show a % Daily Value (DV). The percentage reflects how much of your daily amount is in a serving of the food. When comparing sugar content 5% DV or less is a little, and 15% DV or more is a lot. It allows consumers to compare products and make wiser choices. To learn more about food label updates, how to identify added sugars, plus a recipe for a healthy Berry Smoothie, click here.

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