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Back to School… Three Tips to Help Kids Eat Healthier Food (and Not Even Know It!)
Do your kids seem to be magnetically drawn to junk food, wherever they go? Does their lunch box arrive home with the healthiest food remaining,...
Posted Sep 27, 2016|Health
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Dark Chocolate—‘Tis the Season of the Guilty Superfood
Dark chocolate, defined as 70% or greater cocoa mass, is a guilty pleasure or a potent superfood, depending on your perspective. Cocoa, known in...
Posted Jan 13, 2017|Health
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Love Your Heart—Ten Foods to Eat for a Heart Healthy Diet
Valentine’s Day gives us a great excuse to spend some extra time learning to show our heart a little extra love. We often don’t think...
Posted Jan 13, 2017|Lifestyle & Wellness
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What’s Causing Your Winter Blues? (And How to Beat Them!)
For some, winter is the most glorious time of year. The crisp air, the pretty snow, figure eights on local skating rinks, followed by steaming hot...
Posted Feb 16, 2017|Health
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Organic v. Nonorganic Food: What Are You Getting for Your Organic Dollar?
This article is based on thoughts drawn from a keynote address given by Dr. Carlo Leifert (pictured above) at the 2017 Canadian Organic...
Posted May 4, 2017|Lifestyle & Wellness
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Breaking the Myth That Organic Food is Too Expensive
Sometimes, I hear people say: “I don’t eat organic because it’s too expensive.” Although some organic foods may cost...
Posted Jul 27, 2017|Health
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Flax Seeds: Hype or superfood?
Flax Seeds — A Small Seed with Lots of Nutrition Superfoods have recently gained popularity. Consumers are interested in adding foods to...
Posted Aug 9, 2017|Naturopathic Currents
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Power Foods for Busy Professionals and Working Moms
Whether you’re running from meeting to meeting or racing the kids from gymnastics to hockey and soccer, it can be near impossible to fit in...
Posted Sep 12, 2017|Lifestyle & Wellness
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The Healing Power of Food—Where Delicious and Healthy Delightfully Dance Together…
As you may know, my personal health journey from debilitation to greater health was anything but a straight line. Unfortunately, in many ways my...
Posted Mar 14, 2018|Health
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What is a Food Intolerance?
  “Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.”                ...
Posted May 9, 2018|Health
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The Development of Food Sensitivities
True and False Sensitivities and What to Do About Them    A hundred years ago, the idea of being “sensitive” to a food would...
Posted Jun 11, 2018|Naturopathic Currents
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Travelling Safely with Food Allergies and Sensitivities
    School is out and summer is in! This is the time of lazy days, family fun, and of course—travel. Whether you love to camp,...
Posted Jul 9, 2018|Lifestyle & Wellness
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A Healthy Diet Is so Much More Than Just the Food You Eat
No More Boring Portions; Welcome Shared Pleasures and Culinary Rediscovery! It was high time Canada’s Food Guide was updated. This was done...
Posted Mar 21, 2019|Lifestyle & Wellness
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Electrolyte-Replacing Foods to Eat this Summer: Naturopathic Considerations
As summer wears on, the long hot days fade into warm nights. For those of you who spend a lot of time outside, it can seem like you never really...
Posted Jul 28, 2020|Naturopathic Currents
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Eight Hidden Sugar Food Traps
Sugar tastes wonderful to most and is actually needed by our bodies to create energy. Sugars occur naturally in foods such as fruits, vegetables,...
Posted Jan 5, 2022|Lifestyle & Wellness
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Seasonal Eating: Getting the Most from Your Food
Seasonal eating means eating foods around the same time they are naturally grown and harvested. In Canada, the types of foods in season will vary...
Posted Aug 11, 2022|Lifestyle & Wellness
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Superfood Ice Pops
Take joy in replenishing your body with an abundance of antioxidants and energizing electrolytes after a hot summer day with these superfood...
Posted Aug 12, 2022|Recipes
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