Kick the Holidays off with these Two Healthy Holiday Mocktails

Kick the Holidays off with these Two Healthy Holiday MocktailsThe concept of a healthy holiday cocktail may seem foreign; after all, traditional drinks like mulled wine, hot toddies and rum ‘n eggnog are not light on calories or alcohol. But if you re-redefine these seasonal treats as nutritious non-alcoholic drinks, they...

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Eating Whole Grains = Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Eating Whole Grains = Lower Breast Cancer Risk Here’s another reason to eat whole grains instead of white flour. Chinese scientists have found that eating whole grains lowers risk of breast cancer. In China much of the rice is now “polished,” meaning that it is processed white rice with many...

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Enerex In-Store Product Demonstrations and Tastings

Enerex will be at these locations on these dates: BC:  Victoria, BC: Thursday Dec. 13 Pomme Natural Market, Nanaimo 2-5 Saturday Dec. 15  The Vitamin Shop 11-2 Tuesday Dec. 18  Planet Organic 11-2 Ontario: Wednesday Dec. 12th Nature's Emporium, NewMarket - 10am Wednesday Dec. 12th Nature's Emporium, Langstaff - 3pm ...

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Immune-Booster Thai Soup

Immune-Booster Thai Soup Sometimes you simply need some help. Well-chosen superfoods can kick-start your immune system into high gear, especially during late fall when it seems like everyone around you is coming down with a cold. High antioxidant nutrients are all enveloped in a hot, healthful and soothing broth in this...

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Know Someone with Parkinson’s Disease?

Know Someone with Parkinson’s Disease? Most people would never associate food sensitivities or digestion issues with diseases like Parkinson’s. But new research released in September from Germany found that there could be a link. It says there have been several studies that suggest an association between what you eat and...

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4 Ways to Help Reduce Chronic Stress, Janice's Story

4 Ways to Help Reduce Chronic Stress, Janice's Story Janice had a very stressful few months. She had moved in with her fiancé because she had been “renevicted” — her New Westminster, BC rental apartment was being demolished to be rebuilt into higher-priced accommodation. This new living arrangement did not...

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Zucchini Envelopes Stuffed With Veggie Meat

Zucchini Envelopes Stuffed With Veggie Meat Thin strips of zucchini substitute for filo pastry that wraps up around a mushroom-walnut “meaty” filling, and make an easy, elegant vegetarian dish. The stuffed zucchini envelopes top garden-fresh plum tomatoes to bake up into a satisfying fall dinner. Zucchini “Envelope” Ingredients 2 large zucchinis10 plum...

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Does Giving Babies a Supplement Make them Healthier?

Does Giving Babies a Supplement Make them Healthier? That depends on what they are already consuming. Researchers in Mexico feel that nutritional supplements are good for some babies and very young children since they complement nutrients they get from other sources. Their new study assessed how introducing different types of...

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8 Ways to Make October Brighter

8 Ways to Make October Brighter Photo by Alex from Pexels What’s good about October? During this transitional month some people feel their energy drain as the seasons change, days become shorter, and the anticipation of September’s “school-time new beginnings” (even for those long-out-of-school) begins to wane. Here are 8...

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