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March is Nutrition Month

A Statement from The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology:

Since 1980, the number of obese adults in Canada has doubled and the number of obese children has tripled! This pushes Canada into fifth place for number of obese adults and sixth place for obese children in the industrialized countries.

Hippocrates, who is considered the founder of Modern Medicine, said:

“Let food be thy medicine.”

How do we do this when we are overloaded with information on food?

New books on miracle diets land on the book shelves every year.

Social media and blogs tell us about the latest fad food and the latest “superfoods”.

My recommendation is to keep things simple:

1) Eat whole foods