Nutrition

Nutrition

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 Spirulina

Seriously, what could be good about slimy algae? According to the website Inspired Living, “Spirulina is a planktonic blue-green algae found in warm water alkaline volcanic lakes.” Yum. But before

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Healthy Habits: Meal Monotony Saves Pounds

By Theresa Albert, nutritionist and founder of www.myfriendinfood.com Once upon a time experts advised people to eat a variety of foods.  Good advice during a time when everyone was eating

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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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Healthy Habits: Five Ways Nutrition Facts Labels Lie

By Theresa Albert, nutritionist and founder of www.myfriendinfood.com But the government regulates the information on the label, right? I mean, they can’t put it on there if it isn’t true!