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Getting the Trans Fat Out

Getting the Trans Fat Out

Over the past few years scientific evidence that indicates trans fatty acids (or now more commonly referred to as trans fats) are bad for cardiovascular health has been mounting. The problem has been read more

Pulses Are Low Glycemic Foods

Pulses Are Low Glycemic Foods

The glycemic index is a characteristic of foods that more and more people are looking at when making food choices. For people suffering from diabetes, heart disease or obesity, adding low glycemic read more

Controlling Portion Sizes

Controlling Portion Sizes

It has been happening at fast food restaurants and probably in home kitchens as well. Food portions are getting bigger. One hamburger used to be the standard; now two patties on a bun are common. read more

Eating Less Energy Dense Food

Eating Less Energy Dense Food

It is not a coincidence that when people go for diet counselling as a way to lose weight, one of the first recommendations is to increase intake of fruits and vegetables. Traditionally, fruits and read more

Quinoa - A Balanced Protein Source

Quinoa - A Balanced Protein Source

Most of us eat the more traditional protein sources - meat, eggs and the common grains, but you may want to consider some interesting alternatives. Protein is an essential part of the diet as it provides read more

Probiotics How to Compare Products

Probiotics How to Compare Products

The dairy case in most grocery stores now has a wide variety of fermented milk products which contain live bacteria. Yogurts followed by kefir, have the longest tradition as probiotics. But read more

Why Healthy Eating is Vital in Addiction Recovery

Why Healthy Eating is Vital in Addiction Recovery

The sheer mental and physical toll of addiction means that the overcoming of this condition is the number one priority. Having focused on beating the early days, weeks, and months, will then be in a stronger position to make read more

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