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Liver Support

As a reminder, our liver is one of the most important organs in our body.  It performs over 500 functions in the body, particularly dealing with toxicity in the body.  The kinder that we can be to our livers, the better!  Here are some little tips to support the liver: Eliminate poor quality fats and oils Eat...

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Red Lentil Medley

Red lentils are the mildest in flavour, compared to green and brown lentils.  They are excellent to have in both hot and cold dishes, and are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre.  Not only do lentils help lower cholesterol, they also help to stabilize blood sugar.  They have a high fibre content which prevents blood...

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Pesto Ravioli

When I’ve been working all day and can’t find time to cook, one of my favourite meals is fresh pasta.  My local store makes ravioli that is incredible!  It is stuffed with a variety of things – sweet potato, portabello mushrooms, roasted red peppers and many more options. Due to its freshness, it only needs...

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Acne and our Diet

Regardless of age, it’s a common problem to suffer from acne.  It can be an ongoing problem or it can come and go.  Contrary to what conventional medicine may say, diet is related to skin problems.  Sticking to a healthy diet with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables will start to address issues with acne. ...

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Why Chew?

From a young age, we always hear “Make sure to chew your food properly”.  Our parents usually say this so that we don’t choke.  As we start to age, we’re left to do what we want and most of us end up eating too quickly.  One of the best ways to improve your digestive system...

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Facts on Detoxification

1)    The first sign of increased health during detoxification can actually be feeling worse.This occurs because toxins are coming out and can be referred to as a cleansing crisis.  It usually exists for no more than 7-10 days.  The body makes mucous to protect the toxins, therefore preventing them from going into the rest of the body.  When detoxing occurs, mucous breaks...

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