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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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7 Sensational Foods for Flight Inflammation

Reduce your risk for arthritis and a host of other diseases (including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s) Start by de-stressing daily, exercising regularly and making quality sleep a priority in your life. Then, add in an anti-inflammatory eating plan that includes the following seven inflammation-quashing superfoods and you have yourself a recipe for vibrant […]

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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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Ten Sun-Smart Superfoods

You may be well aware of the importance of applying sunscreen on your skin, but did you know that eating certain foods can help protect you from within? UV rays can damage the DNA within our skin to age it prematurely. These sun-smart superfoods will help reduce your risk for sunburn, help prevent premature aging […]

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6 Sensational, Seasonal Superfoods

Looking for a delicious way to achieve a healthy weight, get glowing skin, boost your energy levels, fight inflammation and reduce your risk for disease? The power is on your plate. Get your hands on these sensational superfoods, in season and on their way to a farmer’s market near you! Black-and-Blueberries: Anthocyanins are bioflavonoids responsible for […]

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Surprising Benefits of Your Favourite Summer Fruits

Juicy, sweet summer fruit is finally here! While you savour their sinfully delicious flavours, feel good about the health benefits they offer. Cherries Cherries contain melatonin. Melatonin helps the body know when it’s time to sleep and time to wake up, explaining why some people claim they simply can’t sleep-in on weekends. Melatonin is naturally […]

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