There is one Canadian made holistic pet food that I am aware of. Orijen is made in Alberta with Canadian grown meat and fish, grains and produce. If Orijen was sold at my local Pet Valu, I’d be buying it!
Even when your body is at rest, it still requires energy to fuel your organs, your breathing, and blood circulation. Digestion and Bad Fats – food absorption, transportation, and storage – accounts for 10 percent of your energy used daily. Daily physical activities can also burn energy. Just climbing the stairs for one minute burns 8.4cals, an hour of babysitting uses 222cals, an hour of thinking consumes 110cals, and cooking and preparing meals spends 80cals.
Don’t feel bad if the price of your much loved soda becomes more expensive. Instead, thank the government for the added tax because this means they care for your health. Even support them in promoting their “no to sugar” campaign to food processors corporations.
We need fat. Fat forms lining local food of the cell membranes in almost every cell of our bodies. Your brain is composed primarily of fat. If you don’t eat enough of whole food nation the right kinds of fat, your brain will not get the proper nutrition to function. Eating too little fat can also reduce your testosterone levels (equally important for women as for men).