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Kickstart your metabolism – begin your day with breakfast and eat something every 3-4 hours.
Most of us are aware that eating a well-balanced diet can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. What many people may not know is that this can also help reduce the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
This recipe is simple and tasty, and a great addition to barbecued chicken, fish or pork tenderloin. It will last for several days in the fridge.
Jicama or “Yambean”, is a Mexican root vegetable with a waxy outer peel. When spiced, as it has been in this recipe, it tastes like an apple but less sweet.
“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.
This layered jar salad is a perfect “grab-and-go” lunch. Packed with protein and fibre, this recipe is as healthy as it is delicious.
Planning ahead can be difficult – life is always ready to throw us a chocolate éclair-shaped curve-ball when we should be choosing salad. Here are some tips to help!
This is a quick, easy and different way to use radishes. The dish has great colour and an interesting flavour. It also works well with snap peas.
A warm comforting dish that is like a vacation to the sunshine for your mouth!
Lentils are a wonderfully healthy food to include in any clean diet. Lentils are packed with protein, fibre, folate and also provide antioxidant protection.
The colourful combination of yam, apple, and kale provides a rich source of potassium; vitamin K, A, C; and flavanoids. Its also great source of soluble fibre.
Buckwheat does not contain “wheat” and is gluten free. We refer to buckwheat as a whole grain, yet is it actually a fruit seed related to the rhubarb family.
This week’s recipe is a healthier take on a traditional accompaniment to most pancake breakfasts.
This gluten free, low sodium vegetarian dish balances carbohydrates, protein, healthy fat and fibre. It is also high in vitamins, folate and calcium.
It’s always a busy time of year for families. Here is a simple, healthy weeknight recipe. Those extra omega 3’s from salmon are especially good for little brains!
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.
Here is a light dessert that will be a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of potassium, and also contain folic acid, magnesium. They are a great source of fibre too.
Soluble fibre helps lower ‘bad’ (LDL) cholesterol; controls rises in blood sugar; and extends the feeling of fullness after eating to help control appetite.