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Town Hall Meeting: Wednesday, March 12

To all Ryerson Students, Faculty & Staff, On behalf of the entire Food Services department and staff, I am excited to invite you all to our first Town Hall Meeting! It’s scheduled for next Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5:30-7pm at the Bronfman Learning Centre (7th Floor, Heaslip House, 297 Victoria Street). This is a […]

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Butter or Margarine: What’s the Healthier Choice?

Butter or Margarine: What’s the Healthier Choice?

There is no question that our society has become increasingly health-conscious in recent years, and has developed a keen interest in the importance of nutrition and dietary practices. One nutrient that has sparked considerable debate and even among nutrition professionals is fat, and in particular, the butter vs. margarine dispute. The contribution of these spreads […]

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The Bittersweet Truth About Chocolate

Earlier this month, the Ryerson Eats team held a Wholesome Indulgence event.  We showcased delicious desserts that contained some health benefits.  Chocolate is a popular gift for this time of year.  Yet not all chocolates are created equally, which means their health benefits differ.  The key factors are the type and amount of chocolate consumed. […]

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Nutrition Label Savvy

Nutrition Label Savvy

 You’re sitting in lecture and your stomach is gnawing at you and telling you it’s time to refuel. But, you only have 10 minutes between classes to grab a snack to sustain you for your next two hour lecture. You hit the Hub and are overwhelmed by the multitude of options and eye-catching health claims on the […]

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Wholesome Indulgance

Wanna have your cake and eat it too?  Join us on Tuesday February 4 in the ILLC Lounge from  5-6:30pm to sample some 4 recipes for indulgent treats that are still quite wholesome.  Show someone you love them by learning to make a simple, delicious treat that’s good for the body and the heart!

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Soup Satisfaction

  Are you a student struggling to keep warm and eat healthy during winter? If so, then you should try experimenting with soups. Soup is the most satisfying and comforting meal to have on a cold winter day, but did you know that soups can be not only satisfying but healthy too! One pot of […]

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Fresh Ideas for the Holiday Food Drive

Ryerson Food Services is thrilled to partner with the RSU’s Community Food Room on their Annual Holiday Food Drive!  Since food is a hot topic on campus these days, we’d like to take this discussion a bit further and talk about perishable vs. non-perishable food.  There is no question that there is plenty of need […]

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King Kale!

Kale is a newly talked about green superfood that has been receiving great attention over the last few years. Kale shares the same family with broccoli and cauliflower and can be added to your diet many ways. Here are some fun facts about kale: High in fibre – Makes you feel full longer High in […]

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Apples: The Original Superfood

Hello Ryerson! I’m thrilled to be working with a group of students from the School of Nutrition on some delicious and healthful promotions around good food!  Throughout the school year you will see blog posts, tasting & learning events, retail promotions and lots of excitement around wholesome eating and campus life.  This week we’ve got […]

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