Theory in Practice: A Tour of Zaytuna Farm

– Hi, Geoff Lawton here. And this is a 66 acre Zaytuna Farm which we started developing in 2001 through 2002. And, we laid out the mainframe of water harvesting systems, like this old swale here. This is the oldest, largest swale on the property. Planted the fruit forest, which is a perennial system. Even…

How to Read Food Labels for Healthy Eating : Calories From Fat on Food Labels

Hi. I’m Brenda Thompson, a Registered Dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment, I’m going to talk about calories and calories from fat. If you look on this food label, this label tells us that there are one hundred and twenty calories. Calories total the total number of fat, the total number…

Healthy Eating: Does portion control mean small portions?

Does portion control have to mean tiny meals? -Hi. I’m Gemma. -And I’m Ros. Are you confused by what a healthy portion size should look like? If you get the balance right, you can probably eat more than you think, because a balanced plate has the food groups in the right proportions to give you…

Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy

Canadians get food from lots of different places: grocery stores, restaurants, cafeterias, fast food counters, and many others. 60% of the food we buy is processed and packaged. Many of these are high in sugars, sodium and saturated fat. Canadians need better quality foods and easy-to-understand nutrition information. That’s why we’re working to improve food…

Simple Nutrition: 3 simple rules for a healthy diet!

Why is nutrition so confusing? We get bombarded with terms like polyunsaturated fatty acids, complex carbohydrates, omega 6s. And experts can’t seem to agree on anything Every day, there’s a new fad. Low calorie, low fat, low carb, low sodium How about a diet that’s just… low stress? We have all this amazing technology. We’ve…

How to Feed a Parrot with Healthy Diet

Hi guys in this video I will show you how to feed a baby parrot. I have Alexandrine baby parrot which is one month old The things you need for feeding are following a Piece of cloth, 3ml syringe, mixture of rice, 4 types of pulses and 2 types of flour. In flour I have…

Managing a Healthy Diet : Eating Habits for Healthy Weight Loss

Hi, my name is Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment I am going to talk about eating when you are hungry and stopping when you are satisfied. Some people use a hunger fullness scale instead of counting calories to monitor their eating habits. Learning how to manage your…

7 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, holiday weight gain can really add up. Here are some helpful tips for healthy holiday eating. Number 1. Be Realistic! Don’t try to lose pounds during the holidays, instead try to maintain your…