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Enjoy a layered salad in a Mason jar for a fun and portable lunch on the go!Admit it, salads are kind of boring. Ordering a salad at a restaurant can be likened to renting a documentary: you know you
Too many holiday-inspired coffees can leave us looking like Santa Claus ‘round the middle - and that doesn’t make us jolly in the least!For many North Americans, the holidays “begin” when a certain co
Meatless Mondays is an Earthsave Canada initiative encouraging individuals and families to eat meat-free every Monday.Last week we talked about Meatless Mondays, an Earthsave Canada initiative encoura
It can be easy to get confused about the various types of tea - black tea, white tea, green tea, red tea … Here’s a simple lesson in Tea 101.Did you know that January is Hot Tea Month? And of course,
Some kids’ breakfast cereals contain more sugar than a Hostess Twinkie. A new EWG report looks at 84 cereals - and doesn’t sugar coat its findings.Kids whose parents tell them, “No dessert until you e
Associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, belly fat isn\'t pretty.Cutting calories is the key to losing weight. However, when it comes to combatting an expanding waistline,
Ancient Greeks believed it made them smarter and it has even been rumoured to cure a hangover. The health benefits of watercress have been revered for millenia.Irish monks considered it pure food for

A is for Antioxidants

A spate of research has found that antioxidants can help reduce the risk for a laundry list of ailments including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.Labels on everything from chocolate bars to bottle
A recent showed that green veggies, such as bok choy, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts, may have the ability to boost immunity.Besides their high fibre content and thus ability to lower bad cholesterol,
All cooking oils are different - with different tastes, smoke points, and recommended uses. Here are some dos and don’ts to remove the confusion.Canola oil or safflower oil? Cold-pressed or chemically

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