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Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

It’s Time to Get Moving!

“The Journey of a Thousand Miles Starts with a Single Step” According to Science Daily, “Apart from not smoking, being physically active is the most powerful lifestyle choice any individual can make to improve their health.” The beneficial effects of moderate exercise cannot be underestimated. While many people start an exercise routine to lose weight,

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

The ABC’s of Eating Gluten-Free

Wheat-free bread, gluten-free pizza crust and corn spaghetti. Though almost unheard-of a decade ago, these foods now have a ubiquitous presence on grocers’ shelves and restaurant menus. Besides catering to the dieting crowd hungry for the next...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Battle the Mid-Life Bulge

You may have been slim and trim your whole life, but suddenly, as you started approaching your mid 40s to early 50s, you noticed something that leaves you scratching your head. Your belly is getting bigger. You...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Make it Raw Baby!

The Raw Food revolution is exploding. Evidence is everywhere: organic and raw food restaurants, shops and markets all over the world. Raw food is the new “it” thing to do to help you feel good, look great and...

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Going Organic: Is it worth it?

The great food debate continues… What is Organic Food? Organic food refers to the output from Organic Agriculture: a holistic production method that contributes to the enhancement of biodiversity, good soil health and ecological balance. Organic agriculture...

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Vegging Out
: The Beginner’s Guide to a Meat-Free Diet

Vegetarian Living: A Broad Spectrum There is no single definition of what comprises a vegetarian diet. Vegetarianism is an umbrella term that describes the abstinence from animal products in various degrees. At one end of the spectrum...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

What’s in a Drink?

Coffee or tea? Energy drink or vitamin water? What we choose to drink can have a profound impact on our health and body weight. Water or Gatorade? Coffee or tea? Energy drink or vitamin water? Juice or...

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Organic or not?

Should we buy organic? Is it really worth it? This is definitely not a question our grandparents asked, says Shawn Nisbet as she sorts through the pros and cons, and offers hints on saving on organic produce....

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Top 10 Tips for Dealing with a Picky Eater

Avoid stressful family warfare over the 
dinner table with these 10 top tips from 
Samantha Kemp Jackson. You’ve slaved over a hot stove only to be greeted with the following phrase: “I don’t like that!” Your child...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Fats: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

There are good fats and bad fats. To be healthy, we should eat a low-fat diet. That’s what we’re told. But is it true? Perhaps not, says Shawn Nisbet. Since the mid ‘90s, more researchers and health...

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