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Health and Wellness

Clover Leaf Seafoods has launched a national awareness campaign to change the way Canadians think about fast food.

There are 8 nutrition strategies for losing weight the healthy way AND keeping it off!

Did you know that: Approximately 95% of Canadians will develop high blood pressure – or “hypertension” – if they live an average lifespan? Approximately one-half of adult Canadians have high blood pressure by age 60? High blood pressure significantly increases your risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney disease? High blood pressure can cause death?

At Clover Leaf, we’re constantly looking for ways to create healthy recipes that don’t sacrifice on taste.

Take a look through our comprehensive list of Links and Resources to Government and Health & Wellness web sites. Included on the list are sites like The Canadian Activity Guide, The Dieticians of Canada, Health Canada, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

There are many ways to boost the nutritional power in your recipes and meals by simple changes and additions to your family favorites. To improve the nutrients in your recipes, consider using higher-fiber foods, foods with plenty of vitamins and minerals as well as ingredients with less sugar, sodium and saturated/trans fat.

Clover Leaf Seafoods provides products that are healthy, nutritious and great tasting. Looking for more omega-3 fats? Trying to eat less saturated and trans fat? Need a top source of protein? Want to enhance your calcium intake? Attempting to boost your iron intake? Thinking you should eat less sodium?Searching for more vitamin A and C?

Running short on time? Shortening your time in the grocery store and ensuring you have a complete stock of staple foods to draw from for healthy meals is easier than you think. Check out the steps to help you save time and improve your food choices when grocery shopping.

Statistics Canada reported in 2004 that 26% of Canadian kids aged 2-17 were overweight or obese. Since overweight children can become overweight adults and struggle with many medical conditions it is important for all families to think about healthy eating and physical activity right from their earliest ages.