Healthy Living Magazine

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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Eating in Season: How to eat your way to health all year round

Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to shop? You are not alone. Why Mother Nature really does know best when it comes to eating healthily. Do you know what produce is in season in your area at the moment? Once upon a time,

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Introducing Experts Live

In today’s fast-paced society, we often lack the time and ability to seek out the advice of professionals to find answers and solutions to our natural health and wellness inquiries. With the abundance of information available at...

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Portion Distortion

Plates, coffee cups, muffin tins, even pizza pans – they’re all getting bigger. But big portions can cause a weight gain of 10 pounds in a year! Shawn Nisbet serves up some sensible advice on getting a...

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...

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...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

The Sunshine Vitamin: Are You Getting Enough?

With winter on the way, it’s time to make sure you’re getting enough Vitamin D,‘the sunshine vitamin’. Because our bodies make this hormone naturally in the skin in the presence of sunlight, these shorter days with less...

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....

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