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How many donuts are hiding in your favorite salad dressing?

By now we’re all well aware that sugar hides in some rather obscure locations. I don’t know about you, but I always thought of salad as guaranteed safe space. 586 more words

Conscious Consumption

Overall Wellness vs. Cancer- Part Four: Food is Medicine

Hi and welcome back!

Today is all about the food we eat.  This post will be a bit longer than the others in this series as there is much to cover, so thanks for sticking around. 1,219 more words


Breakfast Cereals

How do I choose a suitable breakfast cereal for my child?

Breakfast cereals can provide slow release energy, be a means of increasing a child’s milk intake for healthy bones and teeth, increase fibre and wholegrain intake for good digestive health, and also many provide vitamins and minerals. 423 more words

Label Reading

Hello. My name is_____and I am a Sugar Addict


      You have always been there for me when I needed you the most; long car rides, the fair, holidays, coffee breaks, menstrual cycles, birthdays, movies; need I say more?   407 more words


Overall Wellness vs. Cancer- Part One: Label Reading

Cancer. It’s all around us. I hear about it through people I work with, people around me talking about one of their friends, on FB, strangers that I overhear at a public place… it’s maddening and it’s a heartbreak. 429 more words


Eat artichokes to help protect your liver!

This delicious, fiber-rich vegetable contains silymarin, which has been studied and found to reduce inflammation and growth of tumor cells in the liver.  These studies showed benefits for alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases, liver toxicity due to drugs and chemicals, and increased survival time among patients with alcohol-induced liver cirrhosis.   407 more words

Two Brazil nuts a day may help keep the doctor away!

Brazil nuts contain selenium, a trace mineral essential to health.  Some of selenium’s impressive benefits include:

*Acts as an antioxidant to protect cells from damage. 562 more words