Caffeine is a mild stimulant that is found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, chocolate and even in some supplements and medications. According to Health Canada, caffeine intake for adults is safe up to 400mg/day. This amount equates to 3- 8oz cups of coffee/day. For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is safe to have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Caffeine and Your Health
Probiotics and active bacteria are a hot topic in the media right now due to emerging science in relation to their health benefits. A well-established colony of healthy bacteria in the gut is related to a strong immune system, a decreased risk for colon cancer and cardiovascular disease, enhanced uptake of important minerals such as […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Optimizing Your Microflora for Optimal Health
Guys! This is our very first actual blog post, and what better reason to be writing it than for our 10th anniversary! What a great journey the past ten years have been. This eventful decade has seen us go from Terrior Local Source Catering, to opening the North End food market that has been well […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Local Source’s 10th Anniversary
So you might be wondering, why should I be eating more local? There are numerous reasons, including the reduction of environmental impacts with less shipping miles, and the provision of support to small farmers in your community, which helps the local economy. However, one of the main reasons why the Local Food Movement began is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Why Eat Local?