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The Rockstar Mineral Your Body is Begging For

Magnesium Deficiency Causes Modern day living contributes to magnesium deficiency in a variety of ways. Firstly, modern intensive agricultural methods have depleted our soils of many minerals and magnesium is one of the most depleted minerals.1 Plants take up their nutrients from the soils they are grown in, which means many crops that used to […]

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5 Middle Eastern Spices You Need to Try

Take a trip to the Middle East and you’ll find all kinds of aromatic and medicinal culinary spices. Some you are already familiar with, such as cinnamon, ginger and cumin. However,  there are a handful of super healthy spices that North Americans rarely use – and are definitely worth trying. So read up, stock up […]

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5 Fabulous Whole Grains You Need to Know

It’s time to re-connect with whole grains! Grains have had a bad rap since the dawn of the Atkins Diet in the 90’s and the recent Wheat Belly craze. Of course, not all grains are created equally! Whole grains (which contain the bran, the germ and the endosperm) can improve your health in a myriad […]

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Shake It-Up at Your Farmers Market with these Unusual Picks

A stroll through your local farmers market may reveal all sorts of unusual and funky looking foods. There is no better time than now to sample all that nature has on offer! Channel that adventurous spirit of yours and stock up on these flavourful, nutritious and not-so-mainstream fruits and vegetables. Read on as we help […]

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