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Please enjoy this collection of health articles, tips, recipes and news from our expert clinical team members, including physicians, dietitians, kinesiologists, psychologists, neuropsychologists and family health nurses.

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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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Healthy Sunday Breakfast: Mini Vegetable Frittata

Savory Vegetable Frittatas are just the thing for an unforgettable brunch that will be a healthy start to your day.

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Avocado Salad Recipes

Although avocados have been avoided for their high fat content, the fat is actually a heart healthy fat important for a healthy diet. Recipes: Avocado Apple Salad & Smoked Salmon & Prawns with Avocado Salsa

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Crockpot Pho Recipe

It is common belief that noodles belong in the same category as white bread; however, there are noodles that don’t deserve that reputation. If you love noodles you will love this Crockpot Pho recipe!

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Cinnamon Walnut Whole Grain Muffin Recipe

Here is a recipe that is sure to bust the “health food tastes like cardboard” myth one dessert at a time! We also included some great tips to “healthify” your favorite muffin, brownie or cookie recipe.

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California Black Bean Burger Recipe

Health experts are always making recommendations to bulk up on fibre intake; it’s a necessary part of our diet that we often don’t get enough of. This delicious black bean burger recipe is both delicious and high in soluble fibre!

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Low Glycemic Index Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

This recipe are focuses on one of the best comfort foods – Shepherd’s Pie. Yumm. This one pot meal is warm, fragrant and reminds us of childhood memories. Here’s a low glycemic index version to suite all your taste buds and still comfort you on those chilly evenings. Enjoy!

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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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Top Three Factors in Effective Parenting – Theory of Self-Regulation

The top three factors in effective parenting – number 1? Attend, respond and empathize with your child.

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How Simple Activities Can Make You Healthier

Messages about exercise constantly barrage us. It is easy to think exercise is complex, takes a long time, or that it requires certain gadgets to be effective.