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How to cut over 1000 calories from your holiday dinner

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Holidays – especially Christmas – is undoubtedly the most calorific day of the year, with the average person eating 4,500 to 6,000 calories worth of turkey, chocolate and mulled wine on the big day. This is why the following information made the useful Christmas dinner swap guide. The list comprises of pretty much every element making up a classic Christmas meal along with ... Read More »

Why Should I Transition to a Minimalist Running Shoe? The Answer is…

Why Should I Transition to a Minimalist Running Shoe

At one time, it might have been unthinkable. However, running barefoot ― or in shoes with soles so thin that it feels like being barefoot ― has become a popular activity… Why Minimalist Running? This phenomenon is called “minimalist running.” Minimalist runners point out that it helps human beings appreciate the outdoors. After all, minimalist runners can really feel the ground ... Read More »

November’s #ChickenChat is all about the Osteoporosis and Comfort Food Connection

Osteoporosis and the comfort food connection #chickenchat

November  is Osteoporosis Awareness Month – Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become thin and porous, decreasing bone strength and leading to increased risk of breaking a bone. Fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined. At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime. ... Read More »

BBC Video Series points a finger at who made the world fat

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Around the world, obesity levels are rising at an alarming rate. More people are now dying of overeating than starving and undernourished. The World Health Organization has the advantage of amassing large volumes of information from health agencies around the world. Of this information, these are just a few of the startling statistics that jump out. 6 Key facts about the Global ... Read More »

Short on time? No worries, there’s a #ChickenApp for that

Short on time, no worries! There's a #ChickenApp for that #ChickenDotCa

Time. Time? Time! Who’s got enough of it? Well my family sure doesn’t. We lead active lifestyles which always seem to be on the go. If there’s an opportunity to take a short cut when it comes to meal preparation and cooking, we’re all about it. Several months ago we started cooking large batches of chicken breasts at the start ... Read More »

My Crock-Pot Motto: Set it and forget it! then Eat it! #ChickenDotCa

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Time! Time? Who’s got some extra for me? ‘Cause when it comes to dinner, I seem to never have enough of it to prepare something that’s both healthy and yummy… well that was until Crock-tober came around! To be honest, I completely forgot I owned a crock-pot until Chicken Farmers of Canada challenged me to make a recipe using one. ... Read More »

Beet this Kowabunga Kale n’ Yam! What are you Chicken?

In a Hurry? No problem with the Chicken.ca site check out the Quick ‘N Easy Recipe Finder

Wow! I feel like I just woke up and slept through September. Where did it go? Do you ever get that feeling? The Fall signifies too much to so many. To me and my family it is time to get back to routine. Along with the shorter days and cooler nights, back to school and back to work is at ... Read More »

Training Mask Review: Benefits of High Altitude Training

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High Altitude Training is not for the faint of heart (literally!). This type of training is typically used by endurance athletes at altitudes of at least 8,000 feet above sea level. Although 8,000 feet and above are most suitable, lower altitudes are also used when appropriate locations are not available[1]. High altitude training was born from the 1968 Olympics in ... Read More »

It’s the final quarter and it is time to finish strong

It’s the final quarter and it is time to finish strong

Can you believe it? The year is going by so quickly. Many of us start out with the best of intentions and set some personal goals for ourselves to achieve. And best of all, we give ourselves a whole year to hit them. The problem is that life happens. Distractions arise. Opportunities present themselves and our focus shifts to other ... Read More »

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