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TOP 8 Foods to Prevent Alzheimer’s

22 February, 2017 No Comments

In a previous article on the MIND Diet as prevention against Alzheimer’s disease, I mentioned a few foods to focus on. I’m back today to remind you of those foods, and tell you why they’re so interesting from a nutritional standpoint.

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Objective: Zero Waste

18 February, 2017 No Comments

After recycling, composting, and the sale of “ugly” fruits and vegetables, it’s time for the Zero Waste movement. People and businesses are increasingly targeting this new level of sustainability: no more polluting packaging, waste, and overconsumption. A big challenge, but a realistic one.

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TOP 10: Soups to Warm You Up in the Winter

19 December, 2016 No Comments

A great soup is one of the best remedies for a chilly day. Whether it’s a cook-all-day recipe or a quick one, a good soup will fill you up and keep you nice and warm. So, to help you stay nice and cozy this winter, we’ve put together ten of our favourite soup recipes. They’re […]

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TOP 10: Easy Weeknight Meals

14 December, 2016 No Comments

How many of us have made the excuse that it’s just too difficult to cook every day? With work, kids, school, friends, family, and everything else pulling us in different directions, it’s easy to see why. But, eating better always involves a bit more cooking, since we can control the quality and quantity of our […]

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The Microbiome of a Hockey Player

13 December, 2016 No Comments

If you could see all the organisms that make up your microbiome, the first thing you would see is that there are many more of them than you by a factor in the trillions. Researchers always blow me away with the estimation that we may be carrying as much as 5 pounds of microbial weight! […]

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IBS Holiday Survival Guide

13 December, 2016 No Comments

The festive period, with its parties and family reunions is fast approaching. In principle, this time of year should be synonymous with joy and getting together. But, if you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the Christmas period can easily become unpleasant. As traditional Christmas dishes often contain onions and garlic, as well as being […]

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TOP 10: Festive Christmas Recipes for an Amazing Holiday Feast

7 December, 2016 No Comments

December is finally here and that means it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit (though we’re sure lots of you have been counting the days since November). To help you along, we’ve put together some of our favourite holiday dishes and treats to tantalise and inspire you. Here are top 10 Christmas recipes for […]

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Kombucha: Digestive and Anti-Cancer Elixir?

28 November, 2016 No Comments

Each week, there seem to be new products appearing on our supermarkets shelves… it can be really difficult to know which ones have actual health benefits, and which ones should be avoided. To save you from having to do the research, let’s have a look at kombucha together, the various health effects attributed to it […]

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Top 5 Favourite Japanese Recipes to Make at Home

23 November, 2016 No Comments

Japan is famous for sushi because it’s so beautiful and delicious. But there’s a lot more to Japanese food. Though the country is compact, the regions vary in both tradition and culinary delights. It has a culinary tradition that somehow manages to bring fashion and family together for amazing traditional dishes that blow you away […]

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TOP 10: Easy Indian Recipes

21 November, 2016 No Comments

There is just something delicious and comforting about Indian food. It features slow-cooked, quality ingredients and everything is prepared with care. The country has a rich food culture with dishes inspired by the landscape, by religion, the seasons, and by just about anything else you can think of. To help you take advantage of such […]

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TOP 10: Asian-Inspired Recipes that Celebrate Asian Cuisine

7 November, 2016 No Comments

Asia is a gorgeous continent with many unique and distinct cultures and each one of those cultures has an absolutely stunning cuisine to go with it. It’s hard to narrow down just one to choose from. So, we’ve put together some of our favourite Asian recipes to send you on a culinary adventure across Asia. […]

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and Diet

7 November, 2016 No Comments

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by an excessive proliferation of bacteria in the small intestine. Normally, the majority of bacteria are found in the large intestine, or colon. However, certain conditions or illnesses can cause bacteria in the colon to migrate up the digestive system, towards the small intestine. This can cause several […]