Food & Nutrition

The Day that Changed Everything

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The Day That Everything Changed….                       Certain things happen for all of us that completely change the course of our lives.  I have a memory of one such event in my life, years ago when we were living in beautiful British Columbia.   This one is still very hard for ... Read More »

I can’t believe this tastes so good. New Recipe!

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I just made this chia seed porridge (or is it a pudding?) and I really can’t believe how good it actually tastes.   And oh, so, so healthy!   It’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and our children love it. Chia seed:  ~ they are a complete protein ~ an amazing source of good fat ~ they aid in weigh loss ~ More than half of the ... Read More »

10 Things You Need To Know About Body Odor

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Here are 10 things you need to know about body odour.                        What we eat and drink affects our body odour. Our sweat is supposed to be odourless.  It’s true! What we eat and drink can contribute to body odour In most studies conducted it was found that food and ... Read More »

Monsanto’s Round-Up Found “Probably Carcinogenic To Humans”

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So, you’ve probably heard earlier this month about the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer announcing that “glyphosate”, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s line of pesticides, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”                     The research was published in The Lancet Oncology and relies on studies conducted on the chemical ... Read More »

9 Reasons To Choose Local Over Organic

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9 Reasons to choose LOCAL over ORGANIC 
(when only one option is available)                         We buy and eat organic as much as possible, and whenever it’s available (and affordable). The issue with buying organic is: 1) it’s not always available 2) it’s not always affordable (for most families) A couple of points ... Read More »

7 Ways To Stay Healthy, Strong And Illness-Free This Winter

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7 ways to stay healthy, strong and illness-free this winter                 With fall and winter comes the infamous ‘cold and flu season’. This does not have to be reality for you or your family.  It really all comes down to maintaining a strong, healthy immune system. So, how do we achieve (and maintain) ... Read More »

How To Use Activated Charcoal

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  Activated Charcoal                 What is it? Activated charcoal is a nontoxic, odorless and tasteless black powder that has been used for years to treat many various things in the body. It can be made out of wood, bamboo and even coconuts.Charcoal is an antidote as it adsorbs most toxins and poisons before they can ... Read More »

How to Mitigate the Hazards Caused by Asbestos

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How to Mitigate the Hazards Caused by Asbestos Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate-based material with fire-resistant properties which was commonly used in housing materials including floor tiles, roof, shingles, and pipe insulation until the 1970s when it was designated a carcinogen and banned. Because of its widespread use prior to this time, it remains common in older homes and ... Read More »

Would you believe what’s in these popsicles?

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I have so many fantastic childhood memories.   Decorating our freshly picked Christmas tree, our yearly trips to Prince Edward Island, and of course biking, the beach, and everything that has to do with summer…including lots of popsicles! Whenever we heard that cute little tune coming from the ice cream cart or “dicky dee”, we’d drop whatever we were doing,  grab some pocket change ... Read More »

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