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Eat the RIGHT carbohydrates

Stop banishing carbohydrates! Learn how to choose the RIGHT carbs for a healthy, balanced diet. A low glycemic index diet can stabilize blood glucose levels.

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Feed your body to prevent cancer

There is no ‘magic food bullet’ that will stop cancer in its tracks. However, research has identified key nutrition steps that you can start taking now that will help prevent cancer.

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How to get enough soluble fibre

Soluble fibre helps lower ‘bad’ (LDL) cholesterol; controls rises in blood sugar; and extends the feeling of fullness after eating to help control appetite.

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Food and your Mood

Your mood can affect the dietary choices you make…but can the opposite be true? Recent scientific findings show that food can indeed alter your mood.

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Is Organic Food Better?

The question persists: Is organic food better? While organic food production is good for the environment, more research is needed to prove its health benefits.

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Fruits and Vegetables – Nature’s Gift To Prevent And Manage Metabolic Syndrome

To protect against heart disease, certain cancers, and help boost immunity – veggies and fruits provide antioxidants – substances that protect cells from damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals.

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Healthy Eating For Your Bones

Did you know that 25% of women and 13% of men over 50 have osteoporosis? Calcium and vitamin D are bone strengthening nutrients: make sure you are getting enough!

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5 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi debunks common nutrition myths.

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Fall Fruits – Nutritious and Delicious

Fall has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fresh fruit. Summer berries may disappear, but there are some fabulous fall fruits!

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The New Heart Healthy Diet Buzzword: Phytosterols

Phytosterols have recently been introduced to a limited number of foods. They are intended for adults who want to lower their cholesterol and improve their heart health.