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What’s So Great About White Potatoes

Wait, what? Hasn’t it been established that all white foods are bad? White rice is stripped of all the fibre, white bread is sugar in loaf form, and white sugar

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What’s So Great About Hemp

This post originally ran on October 26, 2011 but we wanted to rotate it out of our archives for you since Kathy has the week off. Start Besides talking about how much

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Healthy Habits: Theresa Albert Weighs in on the Nitrate Debate

By Theresa Albert, DHN, RNCP The “earth is flat” food battle of our time is being fought and it’s called “nitrates are bad for you”. On the one side is the

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What’s So Great About Turmeric?

Turmeric, an essential ingredient in curry powder, hails from the ginger family, and could easily be mistaken for ginger root until you cut it open. What’s revealed once sliced is

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What’s so great about pomegranates?

According to Greek myth, we have the pomegranate to thank for winter. The story goes that Persephone, daughter to Zeus and Demeter (the Harvest Goddess), was abducted by Hades and

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What’s So Great About Ginger

As a trainer and nutrition advisor, one of my favourite websites is www.precisionnutrition.com (shameless plug but really, so much good scientific info. I will wait for the sponsorship cheques to

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What’s So Great About Leeks?

In this month’s Vanity Fair Magazine Lady Gaga makes pasta sauce for her interviewer while wearing Chanel. Many readers may have noted this detail and lingered a while with that

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What’s So Great About Goji?

Andy Warhol said everyone would have their 15 minutes of fame. Seems that’s true for inanimate objects too. From Emma Stone to Tickle me Elmo, Kings of Leon to leg

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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