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Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Chia Seeds: What are they and what do I do with them?

Chia seeds come from a flowering plant in the mint family that's native to Mexico and Guatemala, and history suggests it was a very important food crop for the Aztecs. It's remained in regular use in its native countries, but was largely unknown in North America.  In recent years Chia seeds have been rediscovered as

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Fat Fanatics Take Note: Some Fats are Good for You!

These days there’s so much conflicting information and misinformation making the media rounds that it’s no wonder many of us are confused about which fats we should eat, which we should avoid and why. Healthy Living helps...

Monday, July 14th, 2014

The Basic Rules of Digestion: Why your grandmother really was right

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most important – and that definitely applies to digestion. Remember when your grandmother told you to sit up straight, chew your food and eat slowly? Well, she was right....

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Strawberries are a Joy

Strawberries are a joy. They are the first really sweet and juicy sign that spring has sprung. Sure you have fiddleheads and asparagus, even peas, but strawberries, wow. For me strawberries mean only one thing. Local Ontario...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Bill Natural Sources: Supplement Your Health the Natural Way!

A growing number of people are choosing to support their health and wellbeing by taking supplements. But how do you know what to take, how much to take and which brands deliver the highest quality? Bill Natural...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Abundance: Local First, Best Always

Fall is a canners favourite time of year. I think this is partially due to the fact that in the north, where we have four definite seasons, we know the growing season is coming to a close....

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

What a Pain! Pain Management – The Natural Way

Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in North America. It is a major symptom in many medical conditions, and can significantly interfere with quality of life and general functioning. Shawn Nisbet offers sound advice...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Foods that Nourish and Protect the Skin

One of the easiest ways to look after your skin is through your diet. Shawn Nisbet reveals the foods that will help you eat your way to a healthier, glowing complexion and fight the signs of aging....

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

The Sweet Poison: What you Need to Know About Aspartame

Aspartame is the sweet poison we all need to avoid. If you ingest aspartame in your food, eliminating this one toxin from your diet could have a powerful effect on your overall health. What is aspartame? Aspartame...

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

The Best Foods for Your Summer Workout

Are you kick-starting your physical activity this summer? The right nutrition pre and post exercise can make the biggest difference on your performance and how your body feels. Jump start this season on the right foot with...

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