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juicing versus blending

Juicing vs blending: which is better?

With the recent hype of smoothies and juices taking over social media, nutrition posts, and many local shops and markets, one may wonder what the difference is, if any, between the two products. Let us look at some benefits and drawbacks of both.

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

7 Nutrition tips for preventing or reversing insulin resistance

Insulin resistance can lead to Type 2 diabetes and other serious health conditions. Learn what you can do to reverse insulin resistance and prevent chronic diseases from taking hold.

Eating for fertility A guide to pre-conception nutrition

Eating for fertility: A guide to pre-conception nutrition

Improvements in nutrition by both partners help to decrease ovulatory disorders and improve fertility. Learn what to eat and what to avoid for healthy conception from Dietitian, Bahar Brocken.

Optimal nutrition for baby's first year

Optimal nutrition for baby’s first year

Ensuring your baby is getting the best nutrition possible can seem like a daunting task, so we’ve put together a guide to help you navigate your baby’s first year.

Your guide to pregnancy nutrition

Your guide to pregnancy nutrition

What to eat and what to avoid for a healthy pregnancy. Healthy food choices provide your baby with nutrients necessary for optimal growth and development, and helps ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

As we age our health needs change, including our dietary needs. Registered Dietitian, Anya Skornyakova, outlines the main dietary priorities for those 65 and over.

You are only as old as your telomeres

You are only as old as your telomeres

Your biological age can speed up or slow down, depending on biological and environmental events in your life. But how can you tell how old you are, biologically?

top 5 vitamins and minerals for a healthy immune system

Top 5 vitamins and minerals for a healthy immune system

What and how you eat affects your immune system; inadequate intake of selected micronutrients can lead to immune deficiency. Dietitians Linda Cuda and Michelle Ross explain the top 5 nutrients needed for a healthy immune system.

Nutrigenetics: The future of personalized nutrition

Nutrigenetics: The future of personalized nutrition

Nutrigenetics is the study of the relationship between genes, diet and health outcomes. It is touted as the foundation of what we consider personalized nutrition.

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Fat: friend or foe?

Research has emerged suggesting that what we’ve been told about fats over the past 50 years may be an oversimplified view, and that different types of saturated fatty acids in fact affect blood cholesterol in different ways.