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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...

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...
Food

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...

How Key Nutrients Can Benefit Eye Health

Did you know that you can get healthy foods to protect your eyes from damage as you age? When it comes to eye health, wearing good quality sunglasses can protect...
Eat smarter

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...

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...
Protein Vegetables

How to Get More Protein from Vegetables

Did you know? When it comes to protein, many vegetables can deliver a healthy dose? The Canadian food guide was revised to include more plant foods on our plates,  both for...

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