Category: Eat Well

Berry Good for your HEART

  Berries are superstars among fruits not only because of their sweet, delicious taste, versatile use, but also because of their health benefits. Berries contain nutrients that are powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that can reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. The polyphenols, fibre and Vitamin C content in berries are just some […]

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Moroccan Chicken Stew

Food for your HEART! Moroccan Chicken Stew Our heart healthy chicken stew recipe includes four superfood ingredients: coconut oil, turmeric, cinnamon and unpasteurized local honey (available at health food stores or local farmers’ markets). We serve it on a bed of cooked grains (basmati rice, quinoa or millet) and garnish it with shredded or large-flaked […]

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Nutrition when Travelling

Travelling, whether it be for work or pleasure, can add another layer of difficulty when it comes to nutrition. We are confronted with more things out of our control. If travelling is a regular part of your weekly or monthly routine, the choices you make in those environments will start to impact your body’s functioning. […]

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Hormones Over the Ages

  by Dr. Deanna Walker, ND No matter what age you are, your hormones are affecting your quality of life. Why you might ask? Well your hormone balance influences how you look, how you feel and how you think. It is important to determine if your hormones are affecting you. The best way to start […]

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The Prostate: Small Gland, Big Impact.

by Dr. Emile Sabga, ND With Men’s Health Month underway, it’s important that we address a topic that many men wince at the thought of – prostate health. It’s an inevitable consideration that lives in the back of the minds of many aging men, and for most, that thought remains pushed to the back for as long as possible. The truth is, […]

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Thai Chicken Coconut Curry

Ingredients: 2 to 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 medium/large sweet or yellow onion, diced 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, diced into bite-sized pieces 4 cloves garlic, finely minced or pressed 2 to 3 teaspoons ground ginger or 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 thirteen-ounce can coconut milk 1/2 cup […]

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Dr. Rahima’s Favourite Smoothies

These are Dr. Rahima’s favourite go to smoothie recipes. They are full of nutrients to get you through the day! Early Morning Liver Love 3-4 cups mixed greens (spinach, kale, swiss chard, etc.) Juice of 1 lemon 1-2 beets 1 banana 1/2 cup of frozen berries 1 inch of ginger 1 apple 2 tbsp. hemp […]

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IBS and the LOW FODMAP diet

IBS and the LOW FODMAP diet The low FODMAP diet refers to a diet that restricts foods that are high in fermentable sugars that can cause gastrointestinal distress. It was developed by researchers at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia. The diet is often recommended for patients that have irritable bowel syndrome. FODMAPs stands for fermentable […]

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Lentil Salad With Maple Roasted Squash

INGREDIENTS (4 servings): 2 cupsButternut Squash (chopped into 1 cm cubes) 1 1/2 tspsAvocado Oil 1/4 tspSea Salt (divided) 2 tbspsMaple Syrup 1/4 cupExtra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbspsApple Cider Vinegar 1/4 tspCinnamon 2 cupsLentils (cooked, from the can) 4 stalksGreen Onion (chopped) 1/4 cupDried Unsweetened Cranberries 1/4 cupParsley (chopped) DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400ºF […]

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Five Tips For A Healthy Pantry Makeover

March is the month when we welcome spring (at least in the calendar) and with it we start planning a spring cleaning in the house. March is also nutrition month, reminding us to reassess our food choices and eating habits. In this article, I’d like to inspire you to “spring clean” your kitchen pantry: remove […]

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