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Can Certain Foods Help to Beat Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation can be as a result of years of wear and tear, lack of vital nutrients and exercise, environmental toxins and chronic stress resulting in a body that...
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Eat Smarter, You May Live Longer

Food - it has the power to nourish us or to destroy us. So how can we best harness nutrients so we can improve our health span and our lifespan? DID...

Lighten up your summer with a salad

The heat is on! This time of year begs for lighter nourishment and luckily, fresh from the garden or farm varieties are available and great options. DID YOU KNOW? Sunshiny garden...

Tummy tamers and bloat busters

Many of us suffer from stomach cramps and bloating after consuming meals. While there may be specific and individual medical and allergy issues, we can all benefit from some tips...

Spinach – Popeye was right!

I love to teach people how to fall in love with vegetables and the fact that spinach is so versatile and readily available makes it a super food that...
Barbecue

Barbecue Safety Tips

When you start seeing your neighbours again at the mailbox and exchange some sunny smiles, you know that the smell of the BBQ will soon fill the air. Yes, finally,...

Cool as a Cucumber

The cucumber's many health benefits have long been underestimated. It is time we unleash their power and welcome their numerous offerings. At a mear 16 calories per cup, these super-hydrating fruits...
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How to choose a great watermelon – demystified

Watermelons are super awesome for health and a delicious hydrating powerhouse loaded with antioxidants and amino acids, but is finding the best ripe watermelon a discouraging task for you? Do...

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