I know… You’ve been using – and swearing by – Sports Drinks like Gatorade, Powerade and Lucozade to replenish your electrolytes following your workout. But a new investigation by CBC’s Marketplace consumer advocacy show raises some big questions…

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Canadians and Americans officially diagnosed with a Gluten allergy have an opportunity to claw back at least part of the cost of their special Gluten-free foods from the Tax Man. It’s one of those little-known breaks covered under both the U.S. and Canadian Income Tax Acts…

Okay… We’ve recently heard that Pork prices will continue to soar this coming year. That means even higher prices for smoked and cured Pork products. So, how’s the average red-blooded Canadian going to get their Bacon fix without breaking the bank, eh? The good old DIY way – that’s how!

It’s official! Taking the advice of celebrities, not to mention other non-scientists and non-physicians, may be bad for your health – and your wallet. A new study from McMaster University suggests that we’re hard-wired to believe the famous, even when we know their claims are unfounded and unsupported by actual evidence.

Bad news for those who buy organic to stay chemical-free: Another government study – this time in Canada – has found that large amounts of so-called organic produce contain at least traces (and sometimes more) of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and other environmental pollutants…

For lovers of Ball Park Nachos and all forms of quick-and-easy Cheesy Melts, the next week or so may be a major trial of patience and perseverance. Kraft reports a more-serious-than-usual seasonal shortage of its perennial, hallmark favourite – Velveeta Process Cheese Food…