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Nutrition

What’s So Great About Oats

I don’t know about you, but I ate my way through the holidays this year.   I had more than my share of shortbread and award winning cheese to say nothing

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Best of 2011: What’s So Great About Eating Sunscreen?

As a former beauty editor, this post from Kathy Magilton has always been a story I kick myself for never doing in the magazine–the use of vitamins to help aid

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What’s So Great About Bananas?

Are you like me, a food “rut” eater? I crave oatmeal for three months and then can’t look at it for the next six. Same goes for yogurt, salads, baked

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What’s So Great About Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts. Horrible, bitter, little cabbages… Or…. Delicious and good for you? Depends on who you ask. Ceri is not a fan.  I, on the other hand, love Brussels sprouts,

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What’s so Great about red wine?

Uh, heller? For some of you in the know, this could probably be the shortest post to date on SPC. For others, information is power, so pour yourself a glass

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What’s So Great About Fibre?

Not the sexiest topic but let’s get real…..really real. According to the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (I told you….sexy), 80% of adults suffer occasional constipation and 12-19%

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What’s So Great About Beets?

You can’t really say that beets are a kids’ favourite.  Certainly there hasn’t been a bite of one that’s successfully made its way down the throat of either of my children.

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What’s So Great About Pistachios?

The tagline read “Pistachios are the skinny nut” and like a sucker, I was hooked. After all, the conundrum surrounding nuts has always been how to get all the nutty

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What’s So Great About Mushrooms?

As a personal trainer (and control freak!) I always assign my clients “homework” for the week, like cardio and weight workouts to get through before I see them next and

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What’s So Great About Kale?

It all started a couple of years ago.  It was kale this and kale that. When you ordered delivery organics, the box arrived at the door loaded with kale. The