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Is September the Real New Year? brain health environment healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Sep 01, 2023

Can you believe it’s September?

Now that mornings are cooler and the days are getting shorter, we can tell that fall will be here soon.

And even though I’m not heading back to the classroom after Labour Day (yay!), this time of year always feels like the New Year.

Not that I’m...

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Probiotics & Prebiotics ~ Keep your gut microbiota healthy! brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food sugarfree Aug 06, 2023

Our modern life delivers a “gut punch” of health issues! 

High stress levels, too little sleep, eating ultra-processed and high-sugar foods, can all damage our gut microbiome.

The result: complications with our health, from unintentional weight changes, fatigue, skin...

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Are You Getting Enough Dietary Fiber? brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jul 30, 2023

Learn why fiber is an essential dietary component for preventing disease.

Fiber — we know we need it, but even with all the high-fiber foods out there, most people are still deficient.

Are you getting enough fiber?

The modern-day Western diet is highly processed and lacking in fiber, and...

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Unleash A Healthy Future With Colourful Phytonutrients brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jul 23, 2023

 This is the second in a series highlighting the Micronutrients – the “other” nutrients (other than Carbs, Fats and Proteins, that is).  For last week's article on Antioxidants, see HERE.  Note that Antioxidants are a particular kind of Phytonutrient, that focus...

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The Power of Antioxidants ~ 5 reasons to make sure you get enough! brain health environment healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jul 16, 2023

The word "antioxidant" is one you might hear a lot, maybe from commercials on TV or posters in the supermarket.

But it can be hard to know the difference between marketing and the real benefits.

To get to the bottom of this topic, let's deep dive into five exciting facts about antioxidants and...

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10 Ways To Use Flax Seeds to Boost Your Omega-3s and More! brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jul 09, 2023

Flax seeds are tiny oil seeds that originated in the Middle East thousands of years ago. 

Today they have gained popularity as a health food due to their high content of unique plant compounds, heart-healthy omega-3 fats, and fiber, all of which link to numerous benefits.

With their mild,...

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The earthy, nutty and spicy flavour of Cumin ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jul 02, 2023

Here's the fourth in the series on culinary spices.  If you missed last week, click HERE.

Cumin is an ancient spice grown in Egypt and the Middle East. It has been found in 4,000-year-old excavations in Syria and in ancient Egypt, where it was used both as a spice and as an element in...

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The Science of Cinnamon brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jun 25, 2023

Cinnamon!  Aahh … sweet, aromatic and warming.  A great addition to recipes, including spicy main dishes, fruity desserts, and beverages such as lattes and hot mulled wine. 

(And if you missed the post last week on Ginger, check it out here.)

Cinnamon is a powerful spice...

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Love Your Ginger! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jun 16, 2023

Continuing the theme of adding herbs and spices to your recipes, this week I’m talking about one of my favourites, Ginger!

And if you missed the post on Turmeric, check it out here.

Ginger is very versatile, and can be used in recipes for both food and beverages.  Both for simply...

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What’s the buzz about Turmeric? brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jun 12, 2023

Last week I talked about the power of adding herbs and spices to your recipes – for both flavour and also the many health benefits.  Now and for the next couple of weeks, I’ll be zeroing in on some of my favourites.

I’m sure you’ve heard about the healing powers of...

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Time to spice up your life ... Or at least your recipes! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree Jun 04, 2023

Tired of cooking the same recipes each week?  Wondering if there’s a way to make them more tasty and exciting?

Well, the answer is “Yes!” 

And it’s simple, too.  Have some fun, experiment and add not only flavour, but also nutritional value to your old...

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7 Game-Changing Hacks for Effortless Meal Planning brain health healthy eating healthy recipes immunity real food resilience sugarfree May 28, 2023

Are you tired of stressing over meal planning and spending too much time in the kitchen?

What if I told you there's a better way?

I have some game-changing hints to make meal planning a breeze and save you tons of time in the kitchen.

With my 7 ingenious meal planning hacks, you'll master your...

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