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Eat Your Way to a Healthier Brain

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2018 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

brain food

Did you know that March 12 – 18 was Brain Health Awareness week? In recognition of this very important subject, we thought it would be beneficial to share with you some helpful tips on managing your brain health. There’s very little your doctor can give you to keep your memory sharp... more

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Chickpeas: The Most Loved Bean On The Planet

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 20, 2018 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

chickpeas recipes

History Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans, it is the most loved bean on the planet, and for many good reasons! Second to soybeans, chickpeas are the next most widely grown and eaten bean the world over. It’s believed their origins go back to the ancient Mediterranean civilizations... more

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Who says you can’t get enough protein in a vegetarian or vegan meal?

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 12, 2018 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Protein Packed Kale Salad

Regardless of your dietary preferences, lentils and beans are a real powerhouse of nutrition for everyone. And if you are on a vegetarian or vegan diet, then they are particularly important to include in your meals on a regular basis. Whenever I can, I really enjoy sharing inspiration for meat-free... more

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What I Now Know About Kidney Stones

By: | 4 Comments | On: January 23, 2018 | Category: Blog, health, Life Style, Nutrition

kidney stones pain

Did you know that one in ten people will have a kidney stone over the course of a lifetime? I recently went through this agonizing painful experience, and believe me, you want to avoid it at all costs. Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most... more

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A Tip for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

By: | 1 Comment | On: November 20, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

green apple matcha smoothie

Before you know it the holidays will be gone. It’s the craziest, busiest and most indulgent time of the year. Which also makes it the hardest time of the year to put ourselves and our health first. But it’s actually extra important to keep yourself healthy and happy to be able... more

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Cinnamon and Ginger Health Benefits

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 12, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

2 types of cinnamon

My goal and mission is for all of us to live healthier, more vibrant lives! Because let’s face it, without our health everything else can be a struggle. Our physical well being is the foundation that supports the rest of our existence – it is so closely interconnected with our mental, emotional, and... more

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Turmeric: Indian Spices Secrets You Want To Know

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 20, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

turmeric antioxidants

My mission is to raise awareness about the health benefits of a vegetarian diet so you can live life fully and in a sustainable way. I have been researching for the past 2 years about the impact of herbs and spices on our health. And I am applying this knowledge in... more

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Are Figs A Super Food? Or How Parkash Became A Fig Thief

By: | 8 Comments | On: August 6, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition of figs

This post started in my mind as another article about nutrition, this time about figs. Yes, figs. Don’t laugh, figs are another super food. OK, maybe not, but before getting to them, I would like to tell you a bit about Parkash and her relationship with figs; or any other... more

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How To Make Sure You Are Getting Enough Protein on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

plant protein

For many people, becoming a vegetarian or vegan can be daunting for a number of reasons – from coming up with daily meal ideas and variety of choices to concerns about intake of sufficient amounts of necessary nutrients for maintenance of good health. The most common criticism I frequently come... more

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Health Benefits And Nutritional Value of Cashew Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 23, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

cashews

Did you know that Cashew Nuts grow on the outside of the cashew apple? Cashews are crescent-shaped nuts that grow on trees and are native to Brazil. They require a hot and humid climate to thrive. Cashew trees don’t start to bear nuts for three to five years. After that... more

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