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Giveaway: Children’s Health and Development Assessment at MedCan

As a par­ent, there are so many lit­tle wor­ries that tie me into a knot. I never really thought about how much space would be taken up with worry before I had my daugh­ter

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What’s So Great About Cherries

They made Canadian Living’s “Top 25 Healthiest Fruits,” Best Health magazine says you should make them a regular part of your diet and NBC News called them “tangy little orbs

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What’s So Great About Eggplant

I could just say “Parmigiana” and we could all get out of here early but, really, anything tastes yummy covered in cheese. There has to be more value to a

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What’s So Great About Cantaloupe

It’s fruit season! As much I love a banana and can totally get on-board with frozen fruit, the winter “bounty” wore a little thin this year and I for one

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What’s So Great About Ellagic Acid

Do you have age spots? I don’t because I’m 23. I may have recently implied that I am 27 but that’s just because sometimes I like to give myself a

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What’s So Great About My Liver?

Notice I didn’t say what’s so good about liver… because ewww and also, yuck. Oh wait, are the children in the room? Then I meant, no thank you and while

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What’s So Great About Iceberg Lettuce

So I had a shameful craving the other day. As a personal trainer and, ahem, role model, I give lots of advice to clients about healthy eating. And certainly, here

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What’s So Great About Celery Root?

Not so good: weird names it goes by like celeriac, turnip rooted celery and knob celery. Try tucking those words at the end of “Hey kids, who wants some…” Also,

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What’s So Great About Kiwi?

Can you tell I’m fantasizing about about being somewhere else… perhaps somewhere tropical? If you’re headed to such a place, good for you (said almost totally sincerely!). You should definitely

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What’s So Great About Swiss Chard

My doctor is a pusher. No, no not that kind of pusher (in fact she’s a little skimpy with the drugs…which I’m told is a good thing!) but she regularly