ANTIQUES AND CRAFT SHOWS,
GARDEN EVENTS AND ART EXHIBITS.
Q: How much whole grain do I
need in my diet?
A: According to the new
Canada Food Guide, females
aged 19-50 require 6-7 servings
of grains daily, while males
aged 19-50 require 8 servings
per day. Of your daily grain
intake, at least half should come
from whole grain.
Q: How do I know if what I”m
eating is made from whole grain?
A: Simply look for the words
“whole grain” on the ingredient
list of the label, followed by the
name of the grain as one of the
Q: Is there a simple way to get
whole grain into my diet?
A: It’s easier than you think.
For example, just one 30g bowl of
Cinnamon or Honey Nut Shredded
Wheat Cereal provides one serving
of your recommended whole grain
Interior Design Show:
IDS08, Toronto, February 21
to 24. Discover why over half a
million design professionals,
consumers and media have
flocked to IDS since its
inception in 1998 for new
products and inspiration. This
year’s show features Canadian
and international furnishings,
fixtures and accessories for
home design. Guest speakers
include New York-based Dutch
architect Winka Dubbeldam
and British designer Tom
Dixon. Check out the Ask a
Designer on Saturday and
Sunday at the House & Home
booth. Direct Energy Centre.
(416) 599-3222 or www.
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14th Annual Winter Antiques Show,
Toronto, January 27 to February 3. This show
features folk art from the Maritimes, restored
mahogany dining tables and pianos,
whitewashed cottage furniture, vintage
timepieces, pine harvest tables, brass beds,
pressed glass, estate jewelry and more. Mix
and match antique and modern decor with
more than 10,000 items to choose from.
Sherway Gardens. (416) 621-1070 or
Retro Design & Antiques Fair, Vancouver,
February 17. Check out a wide selection of
memorabilia, antiques and collectibles from 175
booths and vendors. Purchase items like vintage
and estate jewelry, sterling silver, decorative
pottery, period lighting and more. Discover the
value of your vintage or collectible items at
appraisal clinics that run throughout the day.
Croatian Cultural Centre. (604) 980-3159 or