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February 10, 2023

By |2023-02-07T08:00:05-05:00February 7th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Pickles are often a forgotten food.  Yes, they are critical when you are having hamburgers, but otherwise they are often forgotten. Should pickles have a more prominent position on our table? Let us look. Most pickles are made from cucumbers, which are low in calories and fat.  They are a good source of fibre [...]

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February 8, 2023

By |2023-02-07T07:58:00-05:00February 7th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

February 4th was World Cancer Day, a day used to raise awareness about prevention, detection, and treatment against cancer. In 2020, more than 18 million people worldwide were diagnosed with a form of cancer of which 9.3 million were men and 8.8 million were female. In 2019, more than 10 million people died from [...]

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February 3, 2023

By |2023-01-31T05:12:05-05:00January 31st, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

If you happened to Google something on Monday, you would have seen the Google Doodle celebrating the Taiwanese-inspired drink Bubble Tea.  Bubble Tea became very popular a few years ago as a trendy beverage snack thought to be similar to a smoothie or a cup of coffee.  Many assume that since it is a [...]

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February 1, 2023

By |2023-01-31T05:10:02-05:00January 31st, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Do you take milk with your coffee?  If you do not, you might want to start.  A study out of the University of Copenhagen has shown that adding milk to your coffee can boost the body’s anti-inflammatory response. Coffee is a source of polyphenols that is an antioxidant that interacts with amino acids (a [...]

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January 27, 2023

By |2023-01-24T10:29:06-05:00January 24th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Just because a food claims to be “diet” food doesn’t really mean it’s true.  Food’s that claim to be low-calorie, light or fat-free are not all they claim to be. Despite the label, these foods can actually do more harm than good from a weight-loss, health perspective.  Here is why. 100-calorie snack packs: The [...]

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January 18, 2023

By |2023-01-17T10:15:59-05:00January 17th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Often when people are concerned about deficiencies in their diet they turn to supplements.  It might seem like an easy and effective way to enhance your fibre, vitamin, and antioxidant intake but there are better ways.  Having the right combination and variety of foods can easily enhance your nutrients in a way that is [...]

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January 13, 2023

By |2023-01-09T07:58:44-05:00January 9th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Time to rethink the word “snack” and apply it to something other than food.  What about thinking of exercise as a form of a “snack”.  For some, short two-minute exercise bursts throughout the day might be a better strategy than trying to fit in something longer or more complex.  Turning your exercise into a [...]

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January 11, 2023

By |2023-01-09T07:57:17-05:00January 9th, 2023|Weekly Healthy Tips|

Winter brings cold air and that leads to low humidity.  Skin can dry out, eyes can get dry and scratchy, and our clothes get full of static.  Many people turn to humidifiers to relieve the dryness.  For some, they are an essential tool to be comfortable in their home or office. Despite how important [...]

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