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California Walnuts

Taste the difference California walnuts make. California’s mild climate and deep fertile soil provide the ideal growing conditions for the world’s premium walnuts. Harvested at their peak, they are then carefully sorted, cleaned, dried and prepared for you, the consumer. The California Walnut Commission prides itself on making sure that the walnuts you purchase are […]

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Fibre Rich Foods

There are many factors that contribute to hormonal balance but one of them has the power to reduce insulin, inflammation and toxic estrogen and even help you live longer – and it’s likely lurking in your kitchen right now. According to a recent study by National Institutes of Health, participants who consumed an adequate amount of […]

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Dark Roast Coffee Good for you?

For all you coffee lovers out there, here’s the news that you’ve been waiting for and maybe an excuse to have that refill at Starbucks before heading home. Roasting coffee beans creates stable antioxidants, which are believed to help protect human cells from damage and premature aging, according to a new study from the University […]

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“B” is for Beets

Something you think of while you’re grocery shopping tonight from our friends at Ontario Farm Fresh. Add some colour and flavour to your meals with this sweet root vegetable.

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“A” is for Apples

Now that we’re all back in the swing of things especially with school in full gear we should think more about brown bagging our lunches and one key item is we can’t forget is the fruit!  Our friends at Ontario Farm Fresh are kind of enough to share their expertise and tips on one of […]

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Reasons to keep your lemon wedges

Keep your lemon wedges to clean your home!  No kidding around Clean your counter tops, cutting boards, copper pots, faucet fixtures, dishes, and garbage disposals.

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Is Krill Oil the new Fish Oil?

Krill are tiny sea crustaceans that are extremely low on the oceanic food chain that no one’s ever heard of but now it’s the new health craze that’s bolstering Alternative medicine into the mainstream media.  Krill oil is an excellent source of animal based omega-3 fatty acid and antioxidents. Now here’s the interesting part.  Krill […]

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Dr. Oz – CAM Medicine

I was watching the Dr. Oz show the other day (like many of you out there) and the feature of the show was Alternative Medicine and he had 3 guest naturopathic doctors show us all how we could improve our health and well being by changing our diet introducing other forms of medical treatments. The […]

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Food that Prevent Cancer

Everyone has to take steps to mitigate their chances (outside of heredity) in contracting cancer.  Maintaining a healthy diet is crucial in this battle and these are a few helpful foods to aide the fight.

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Why Omega-3?

So you might have noticed the media’s emphasis on life’s daily essentials such as beta carotene, antioxidants, and Omega 3 fatty acid but what are they really?  We’ll skip out on the first 2 items for the sake of this article and focus on Omega-3s.

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