TORONTO — Where a person lives in Canada may affect their ability to make healthy choices due to a significant difference in environmental factors such the price and availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in their community, a study suggests.
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VANCOUVER — A string of high-profile produce recalls may lead to shortages of the most recent culprits ahead of the holidays. But, even if cauliflower and some lettuce varieties stay in stock, experts say consumers may be hesitant to buy and serve them as part of a big, family meal.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The new farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday prevents maple syrup and honey producers from being required to list their pure products as containing added sugars on their nutrition labels a plan proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration months ago that producers said was misleading.
NEW YORK — Many companies including McDonald’s and Kellogg are purging artificial colours from their foods, but don’t expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different.
Colours send important signals about food, and companies aren’t going to stop playing into those perceptions.
TUALATIN, Ore. — Rosa Villarreal’s three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tree this year a new tradition their young parents hope will create lasting memories.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake.
The SpaceX booster missed its landing zone on the ground after liftoff, however, and ended up in the sea just a couple of miles offshore.
NEW YORK — The Pantone Color Institute has chosen Living Coral as its 2019 colour of the year.
Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents things like blocks, puzzles even throwaway cardboard boxes that spark imagination and creativity.
TORONTO—Canadian kids continue to rank low in a global report on physical activity.
The most recent release from the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance finds children in Slovenia and Japan to be the most active among 49 countries studied.
WASHINGTON—Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy.
Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool.
The secret: tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into all that fur.