Loblaws Commit to Remove “every extra bit of sodium” from President’s Choice® line up!

Today's consumers, you and I, are very aware of the quality and nutritional value of the foods we eat.  Not only do we have the ability to "Google" anything we want to know, but, we also have valuable information, in the form of the Nutrition Facts, which is found on every packaged food we buy. It is now simple to find the amount per serving of fiber, sugar, sodium, vitamin A, fat...and much more, in any packaged food. It is at our fingertips, neatly laid out in the Nutrition Facts label.  It … [Read more...]

How to choose foods with less sodium {Healthy Living}

Photo by By Noemi Margaret (cc) Canadians eat about 3400 mg of sodium each day. This is more than double the amount we need. Sodium is an essential nutrient found in salt and many foods. Our bodies need a small amount of sodium to be healthy, but too much can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for stroke, heart disease and kidney disease. Sodium intake has also been linked to an increased risk of osteoporosis, stomach cancer and severity of asthma. Do you know how much sodium … [Read more...]