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01
Mar

The Restaurant Trash Problem Is Actually a Major Opportunity

This is the web version of our newsletter. Sign up today to get updates on the rapidly changing nature of the food tech industry. Here’s a small silver lining alert. The restaurant industry’s urgent shift to off-premises meal formats has created an urgent need to combat packaging waste. And people are finally starting to do something about it. Let’s not sugar-coat the issue too much. Packaging waste is a major problem, one to which restaurants contribute greatly. Prior to the pandemic, some cities were taking steps to reduce or ban single-use plastics, and materials like polystyrene (aka Styrofoam) were out of vogue. All that changed when...
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01
Mar

What you (not school) should teach your children (episode 5.)

Children Morning habits for a great day Last month I wrote about the importance of sleep and evening routines that promote good rest. This time, I’d like to share a bunch of science facts and tips on how to get a jump on the day. These morning routines will greatly serve both kids and adults; I strongly encourage you to make them a part of your family’s daily practice. As with all other practices and lessons I share in this series of articles, please remember, dear Parent, that the most effective teaching method is leading by example.  The power of...
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01
Mar

VITAMIN D FOR KIDS – WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW

If we were to point out the biggest difference between the childhood we had and our children have today, it would be the time spent outdoors. The result – our bodies got a chance to absorb enough Vitamin D to keep us healthy. The scenario today is very different. The kids don’t spend much time outdoors – COVID or NO-COVID. And even when they do, we slather them with sunscreen or make them wear protective clothing. Here is what most of us don’t know. While sunscreens help protect our skin from harmful UV rays, they also reduce the ability of...
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01
Mar

The Importance of Cooking with Kids

There are many benefits to teaching your child how to cook at a young age – aside from learning an important life skill. It gives them confidence by teaching them how to properly use a knife, it teaches them to follow a recipe and understand measurements, it helps them to better understand nutrition, it expands their palate and makes them more likely to try new things, and it even provides them (and you) quality time spent with family instead of staring at a screen.  So with all these positive outcomes, why are cooking courses not traditionally taught in school? Kitchen...
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01
Mar

IS TAP WATER SAFE?

Many of us drink tap water at home and in restaurants. We know that it’s safe to drink it in most of the places in America. Some of us may wonder what exactly is in the tap water but never bother to dig a little bit more. What is the source of our tap water and what chemical can we find in it? Are we sure that it is safe to consume? In this blog, we reveal what is hiding in tap water and what options are available for us besides tap water. Tap water in Canada usually comes from...
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