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Raving About Radishes

May 5, 2011 Eating Well
Radishes

By Nancy Bennett My husband calls it green fever. After winter months spent going over seed catalogs and paying a king’s ransom for lettuce at the local market, I crave to eat my own greens, and preferably one that I can grow myself. Enter the radish. Radishes take about 4 weeks to grow so they […]

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Crockpot Cooking- Slowly Cooking Up a Storm

February 23, 2011 Eating Well
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By Annalise Klingbeil My life changed the day I purchased a slow cooker How any Canadian can make it through a chilly winter without this miracle appliance is a mystery. Alongside long johns, winter tires and hockey skates, a slow cooker or Crock Pot is a quintessential Canadian winter must-have. There’s nothing quite like a […]

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5 New Foods You Should Try this Fall

August 27, 2010 Eating Well
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By Travis Rea Eating foods that are in season and ideally locally grown will cut down on your grocery bill and reduce your carbon footprint. Here are my top 5 foods that you should try this Fall. Swiss Chard Where I live in the Lower Mainland, BC we are lucky to have local Swiss chard […]

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Health Benefits of Nuts & Seeds

August 10, 2010 Eating Well
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Nuts and Seeds have been given a bad rap over the years because of the high fat content but we are now learning the important benefits good fats have on our overall health. Benefits of Nuts & Seeds • Nuts and Seeds are the richest source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that can help […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

May 4, 2010 Eating Well
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There is constantly new research being published about what we should and should not eat. Eating well is not always easy. But I hope this article will make it simple. Food is the fuel we put in our bodies. Discovering the best form of fuel and then consistently using it is the key to increased […]

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Eating Healthier by Reading Food Labels Carefully

April 22, 2010 Eating Well
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Eating a nutritious and balanced diet is a vital component in aging well. Being conscious of what you eat is made easier by laws regulating that food products sold in Canada and the US must have their ingredients listed and include detailed nutrition information. Carefully comparing food labels of various products can make it easier […]

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A Fresh Food Revival

March 5, 2010 Eating Well
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Canadian pioneer of local cuisine reflects on business as usual in the midst of “new” food trends By Janet Collins Locavore: a word coined by Jessica Prentice from the San Francisco Bay Area on the occasion of World Environment Day 2005 to describe and promote the practice of eating a diet consisting of food harvested […]

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South American Superfoods

April 9, 2009 Eating Well
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Your new Latin love may be in Aisle #9 by Shannon Melnyk Salsa, sizzling film stars and saucy Spanish sweet nothings – Latin culture brings to the world a passion that makes its way into our heart and minds; and now, perhaps our immune systems, hormones and digestive tracts, too: nutrients native to South America […]

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