Nutrition

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What’s So Great About Rosemary?

Let’s see…. We’ve done parsley and sage so we might as well check out rosemary and thyme and wrap it all up with a big old hippy sing-a-long no? One

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Just Because It’s Gluten Free It Doesn’t Mean It’s Good For You.

As I make my way living wheat and gluten free, I’m doing a lot of reading for ideas and support. One of my first stops was amazon.ca, where I searched

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What’s So Great About Asian Pears?

This weeks’ post is short and sweet. The food in question doesn’t cause cancer or deplete the ocean of valuable resources. It won’t raise your blood pressure, it’s not radioactive

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What’s So Bad About Tuna

As I polished off my third can of tuna in as many days last week I thought to myself “self, three cans in one week, really?” I know you’re not

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Gluten, we are breaking up and we are never ever ever getting back together!

I have not read Wheat Belly by Dr.William Davis yet, though after 44 weeks on the NY Times Best Seller List, it is quite likely you have. On the contrary,

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What’s So Great About Dates?

Discovery Health dubs them “nuggets of nutrition that satisfy a sweet tooth” which frankly makes them sound good for you and adorable. They also call dates a “natural weight loss

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What’s So Great About Fruit, Carbs, Coffee and more.

Our lovely, hilarious, but most of all informative, Kathy Magilton is off this week so we’ve brought you five of our favourites from her recent posts. Of course, I’m always

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What’s So Great About Coriander?

In another instalment of “Herbs: Who Knew?” we learn that coriander (aka cilantro) is more than just a flavour boost and like so many of its unassuming little herb-y friends,

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Healthy Habits: The Seedy Truth

By Theresa Albert, DHN, RNCP www.myfriendinfood.com No matter which “diet” you choose, paleo, Mediterranean, South Beach or the good old government food guide, they all recommend judicious use of seeds and

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What’s So Bad About Carrageenan?

Do you sometimes get a little overwhelmed trying to weed through the piles of conflicting nutrition recommendations that seem to lose favour as quickly as they gained it? Just when