Diet & Nutrition

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Sometimes it’s good to be bad. By Lisa Bendall It sharpens your brain, it protects your heart or it reduces your risk of diabetes. Is it a breakthrough medication? A no-nonsense health »

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Go natural and keep your sugars in check. If you think switching to an artificial sweetener is a healthier choice, think again. Vancouver-based dietitian  and author Patricia Chuey says that using artificial »

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet” – Fran Lebowitz, American author and curmudgeon

Jump on the Juicy Bandwagon: 3 Recipes

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Here, three juicing recipes to boost your energy, calm you down or build up your immunity. MANGO–GREEN TEA BOOSTER mango · banana · green tea MAKES ABOUT 2 CUPS (480 ML) 2 »

Vitamins: When Less Is More

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Are we wasting our money on vitamins and minerals? About 40 per cent of adult Canadians take vitamins and minerals daily, worried that our diets may somehow be inadequate. We’re wasting our »

High Carbs Equals Brain Drain

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French epicure Anthelme Brillat-Savarin famously declared, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Et mon Dieu, a diet heavy on tea and toast wouldn’t have impressed »

7 New Ways to Enjoy Grapefruit

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Grapefruit. With winter weather following us well into the month of March, this vitamin C-filled fruit is most likely the last thing on your mind. But let’s take a moment to acknowledge »

Six Recipes for Healthy Living

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March is National Nutrition Month. From salads to main dishes, we’ve got some flavourful ways to enjoy more healthy choices in your diet. »

Pistachios Pack Powerful Punch

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Pistachios originated in the Middle East and are one of the oldest flowering nut trees, with evidence suggesting that people have enjoyed them from as early as 7,000 B.C. Today, in China, »