How To Have A Healthy Heart
Feb19

How To Have A Healthy Heart

Our heart works incredibly hard to keep us alive.  We need to nourish, exercise, and take good care of our heart to keep it beating along smoothly.  So what does it take to have a healthy heart?  Here are a few suggestions to help you have a healthy heart. Cardiovascular System The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood.  It nourishes each body cell by transporting nutrients throughout the body.  In...

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Stay Healthy During The Holidays
Nov29

Stay Healthy During The Holidays

As the holiday season quickly approaches many people get overwhelmed with everything that (seems to) need done to enjoy this festive time of year. Our healthy diet can fly out the window in favour of all the yummy treats that get placed in front of us.  And who can resist?  The hustle and bustle of the season can wear down our immune system and stress can set in.  By neglecting our health we can become run down and even get sick.  Who...

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An Apple A Day
Oct04

An Apple A Day

It’s harvest time here in Canada and the markets are overflowing with colorful potted flowers, homemade pies and preserves, fresh and delicious vegetables, and one of our all time favourites – apples. Considered one of nature’s finest foods, the apple comes in a variety of colors and flavours sure to please any palate.  From McIntosh to Red Delicious, Gala to Cortland the health benefits of apples are countless. Did you know there are...

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Back To School Nutrition
Aug26

Back To School Nutrition

As summer begins to wind down and the new school year approaches, countless children and teens are preparing to go back to school.  While both parents and kids are busy purchasing school supplies and clothes, it’s also a good time to begin planning for healthy school lunches and snacks. Proper nutrition is vital for growth and development and studies have shown a healthy diet also plays a key role in school performance, behavior, and...

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Sweet New Product – CoCoa LeafGreens
Jun19

Sweet New Product – CoCoa LeafGreens

   I was never a big fan of sweets, up until about ten years ago.  My father developed diabetes when I was a young girl so I basically grew up on a “diabetics diet”.  I remember my high school years when my friends would be snacking on chips, pop, and candy bars and there I was eating fruit and vegetables, and drinking either water, juice, or milk.  I didn’t experience all the teenage acne, zits, and other skin disorders...

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Magnificent Magnesium – Essential For Good Health
Jun05

Magnificent Magnesium – Essential For Good Health

Magnesium is an essential mineral our body needs to function properly and provides many health benefits.  Magnesium is essential for numerous metabolic functions in the body such as the production and transfer of energy at the cellular level, the conduction of nerve impulses, the contraction and relaxation of muscles, and the synthesis of protein.  Magnesium also supports DHEA production and assists in calcium and potassium uptake. ...

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