The Nourising and Anti-Cancer Cauliflower! If you are in the mood for a delicious hardy soup, here is a recipe for it. I enjoy soups year round but now that the weather is turning a little cooler is the perfect time for a deliciously warming bowl of hot soup for the whole family! But […]
A blog about the widespread ignorance about gluten sensitivity. The author’s brother would probably still be alive had he been diagnosed properly. The author believes he died because of undiagnosed celiac disease.
In this blog Catherine DeVos, RHN, talks about why it makes good sense to grow your own leafy greens.
this blog is about how food allergies mask as ear infections
I first discovered Ethiopian cuisine on a date at “The Queen of Sheba” restaurant on Bloor St. many years ago. This type of African cuisine is so amazing, and fun, because it is traditionally eaten with your fingers. Ethiopian cuisine often consists of vegetables, legumes and meats cooked in stews and then served on injera. […]
Thanks to Dr. Mary Newport, who saved her husband from the ravages of advanced Alzheimer’s in 2008, we know so much more about how coconut and MCTs produce ketones through the liver. These ketones then nourish brain cells which have lost their ability to use glucose. Some researchers are now calling Alzheimer’s a “diabetes of the brain”.
Kale is considered a super food and for good reason. It contains complete protein, and has a 3:1 carb to protein ratio, which is exceptionally high for a leafy green vegetable. It is very low in fat, high in omega 3 EFAs and loaded with fibre.
Spring is the season for Fiddleheads. Fiddleheads are the young shoot of the Ostrich fern. I used to eat these often when I was single, but for some strange reason, I have neglected them lately. They are very nutritious and taste similar to asparagus. They contain high amounts of potassium, phosphorus and magnesium and B vitamins. In addition, they contain numerous antioxidants. In this blog post, I am sharing this wonderful recipe for Spring Lemon Risotto with Asparagus and Fiddlehead Ferns.
Are you a backyard gardener and wondering what to plant this spring? As a Holistic Nutritionist who is an avid amateur gardener and very much an advocate of green smoothies to improve health and speed healing, I thought I’d share these 7 great reasons to grow your own green leafy vegetables this year!
Dirty electricity is caused by “leaking” energy from various electrical and electronic gadgets in your home like dimmer switches, CFL light bulbs (these are those compact fluorescent light bulbs that contain mercury and are spiral in shape), plasma TVs, treadmills, low voltage lighting, computers and gaming systems. This leakage can be reduced with Graham-Stetzer filters that are plugged into several wall outlets throughout the home. Note: Wind turbines, solar power panels and power lines are also concerns.