The results to a series of food-based studies captured many Canadian headlines this week. 

Air Canada, which recently hired award-winning Montreal-based chef Antonio Park to revamp its in-flight menu, received the highest ranking in terms of nutritional and environmentally-friendly food options in a study conducted by Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and DietDetective.com

A Canadian study that was recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology seems to confirm the benefits of introducing peanuts to infants before the age of one. According to the study, children who don’t eat peanuts before their first birthday are four times as likely to be allergic to the food at age three than those who did.

Lastly, according to research conducted by HappyCow–an online service that lists sources of vegan, vegetarian and healthy food–Toronto is the fifth-most vegan and vegetarian-friendly city in the world, behind London, New York, Berlin, and Los Angeles. 

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