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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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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

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What’s So Great About Pyrroquinoline Quinone?

I know, I know….not that old story. If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me “have you had enough pyrroquinoline quinone today”….I’d be a wealthy woman. You

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What’s So Great About Cruciferous Vegetables

You know how kids LOVE vegetables? Especially the really healthy ones? And the greener the better, right? Kids just can’t get enough green veggies! What? No? Maybe that’s just my

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What’s So Great About Peaches?

Each Peach Pear Plum, I spy Tom Thumb … and he’s 97, doesn’t need glasses and his skin is amazing! As a Canadian I live for the summer growing season.

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What’s So Bad About Too Much Meat?

I know right?! What better time to talk about the pitfalls of a carnivore diet than at the height of grilling season. But before you fire up the coals and

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What’s So Great About Coconut Water?

You know something’s up when one day you spot a small news item reporting the health benefits of this or that, then there’s a friend of yours saying she ran

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What’s So Great About…Strawberries

What’s so great about strawberries. No word of a lie, last night as my husband was washing strawberries, and my 4 year old daughter poking her nose into the sink,