• Up Your Game, Back to Basics

          Our imaginations are easily captured by tales of foods that fueled the Aztec empire or drove Incan warriors to feats of untold strength and courage. However, there is one seemingly simple food that has...

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  • 3-2-1-Go, Fitness Motivation

    It doesn't matter if you are an avid exerciser, or a newbie, finding the internal motivation to be active is, more often then not, hard. So, if you would typically rather veg in front of the TV...

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  • A Recipe for Healthy Digestion

    You’ve probably heard the statement “You are what you eat”. More literally, you are what you eat, digest, absorb and assimilate. Your gastrointestinal (GI) system is responsible for the digest-and-absorb portion of that process so its health...

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  • Garlic, the Mighty Bulb

    A single clove of garlic is a powerhouse of more than 200 known chemical compounds, including many health-bestowing antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and sulphurous compounds. It is an excellent source of potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, selenium...

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  • A High Protein Delicacy, The Cashew

        Cashews (Anacardium occidentale) come from a large evergreen tree that grows widely in tropical climates. It is believed wild cashew trees were native to Brazil and Paraguay up until the Portuguese colonization of Brazil. The export...

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  • The Medicinal and Healing Properties of Luscious Lavender

             Little is more beautiful that fields of purple lavender. Lavender is one of the most beautiful herbs and one of the most beautiful and useful essential oils. It has been used since ancient...

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  • Make Drinking Water Fabulous

    Now that you’re sold on drinking water to your heart and thirst’s content to keep the toxic waste flushing out, your blood swimming along, your energy up, and your face as smooth as a baby’s tush, let’s...

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  • Fish Oil Reduces Blood Viscosity

    A study published in the British Medical Journal demonstrated that supplementation of fish oil reduced both systolic and diastolic blood viscosity values by 15%. The first study was a double blind randomized trial of nineteen patients with intermittent claudication...

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  • Heart Disease is the Silent Killer of Women

    Heart disease and stroke is a leading cause of death among women in Canada. More women than men die from heart disease and stroke. Heart disease has long been thought of as a man’s disease, but this...

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  • Fear of Food

    There is a fear of food in North America – not in the obese, but in those concerned with their own health.  This fear is often stoked by the media with national news headlines such as "Excess Salt Blamed...

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