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Day: April 25, 2018

15 healthy snacks for the road

April 25, 2018

Advised by dietician Sue Mah, the whole family will enjoy it. 1. Do not go without protein Nourishing, they fill the gaps and are essential to stay alert. Think: • Peanut butter sandwiches and jam; • Stuffed pita stuffed with turkey, cheese, tomatoes and lettuce; • Smoked salmon cheese roulades on whole wheat tortilla; • Cheddar cheese on whole […]

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Nutrition: Top 10 most high-fiber foods

April 25, 2018

Integrate these 10 high-fiber foods to improve your digestion, lose weight more easily and maintain a healthy weight. The health benefits of the highest fiber foods Foods rich in fiber help regulate blood cholesterol levels. According to Heidi Bates, a professional dietician at Tri-Nutrition Consulting in Sherwood Park, Alberta, fiber has a major impact on our health. “In our body, the fibers […]

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5 trendy foods: are they worth the price?

April 25, 2018

Acai berries, goji berries, coconut oil, maca and chia seeds make the headlines because of their beneficial effects on health. But are they really all they believe? Here’s what you need to know. 1. Acai berries These purplish berries from South America are presented as a miracle solution to lose weight. “They’re supposed to be a supplement for […]

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8 amazingly unhealthy foods

April 25, 2018

Do you buy some foods with a firm belief that they are good for you? Are you deceived by so-called health foods? Many foods seem healthy because of their names, or because they are derived from dishes from a nation renowned for its healthy cooking. Some, however, are surprisingly unhealthy. Also, many packaged foods are healthier than […]

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4 truths about the energy bar

April 25, 2018

Energy bar sales have grown tremendously over the last decade, with more than $ 70 million in sales. But even if they are practical and easy to carry, are they really healthy? Or, even worse: can they make you gain weight? What is in a bar? Nutritionist Jonathan Fontaine, Dt.P., took a close look at this famous bar […]

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5 ways to go organic without breaking the bank

April 25, 2018

You are thinking of converting to organic, but the costs worry you? Here’s how to proceed without leaving your shirt! Why convert to organic? If you find yourself skeptical at the supermarket, hesitating between organic apples and others, think about this: regular apples may be less expensive, but they can have a high social and environmental […]

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