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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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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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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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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.