EASY-TO-MAKE KIM-KRAUT

"Kim-kraut" (or kraut-chi) is a combination of sauerkraut and Korean kimchi. It is much more flavourful than traditional sauerkraut but is not as spicy and pungent as traditional kimchi. It’s not only great for digestion — it is deliciously addictive! Why are these fermented foods so good for digestion? Sauerkraut and kimchi...

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How to keep the elderly strong? Combine protein with antioxidants.

Since many studies show that frailty equals early death in the elderly, keeping strong during ageing is a top priority. Diet is a major factor in that. A new Japanese study of the elderly confirmed what other research has shown — that higher protein (especially animal protein) and antioxidants from fruits...

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Worried about radiation from X-rays? Drink tomato juice.

Most of us have heard about the high antioxidants in tomatoes, especially in tomato sauce, paste and juice. A May 2017 study from Japan tested tomato’s phytonutrient power. Researchers wanted to find out the effect of tomato juice on the DNA damage and oxidative stress caused by exposure to X-rays. These...

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Does eating too many milk products increase prostate cancer?

The association between consuming dairy products and cancer risks has been the focus of much research in the past few years. This is partly due to the fact that several global regions do not eat any milk products yet do not have nutrient deficiencies (such as calcium) in spite of...

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3 Steps to Save Your Stomach This Holiday Season!

Mark Twain said, “Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” But, the secret of success is actually to eat what you like and not have the food duke it out. Portion control, of course, is...

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Wellness with Kim Radio Show: Black Seed Oil & Black Oregano

Learn about Black Seed Oil and Black Oregano on “Wellness With Kim” Kim Iles' weekly radio show, Saturday, December 10th!  Kim's guest will be our very own Claire Warren, Enerex Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Claire has a Masters in Kinesiology and has been in the natural health industry for over 20 years....

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Vitamin Deficiencies in Seniors Reduce Strength and Ability to Walk

A study was conducted in mid-October to determine if vitamin D, vitamin B12 and folate (vitamin B9) had effects on muscle strength, walking/standing gait, and history of falling in 56 patients over 65 years old with type 2 diabetes. The study states that “old age and diabetes mellitus are risk...

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8 STEPS TO HEAL WHAT HURTS

Are most joint and muscle issues simply caused by Boomeritis – people in their 50s and 60s wanting their bodies to perform activities like 20-somethings – or are they linked to diet and lifestyle habits? To help you age pain-free, consider solving the underlying issues and root causes rather than only...

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The National Women's Show - November 5: Lisa Petty

Exhausted? Tips to Manage Your Personal Energy Crisis! Lisa Petty, nutritionist and healthy aging expert, brings real life stories and natural solutions for ramping up your energy. Energize your day with Lisa Petty! The National Women's Show - Saturday November 5th at 1:30PM on the Life & Learning Stage at the Metro...

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