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Nutrition

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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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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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

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What’s So Great About Protein?

If you workout, see a trainer or read fitness and health magazines you’re probably well aware of how important protein is in your diet. Certainly, if you have children, you

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What’s So Great About Carbs?

Two weeks out from the excesses of the holiday feed fest and it might be tempting to jump on the low carb train, headed for Skinny Town, alllll aboard…”no ma’am,

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What’s So Great (And Bad) About Peanut Butter

I ate my body weight in homemade chocolate peanut butter cups over the holiday. Or at least it was my body weight… until the peanut butter cups… Well you get

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What’s So Great About Chia?

The Best of 2012….. In case you got a chia pet this holiday, don’t bother watching it grow. Eat it. We picked this What’s So Great About post as one

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What’s So Bad About Agave Nectar

Wait, what? A couple of years ago I made banana bread for all my clients for Christmas gifts and swapped out the evil white refined sugar for agave nectar. Why?