Eating Well

5 Oils to Add to Your Diet

January 25, 2013 Eating Well

By Connie Jeske Crane This may be the best news you’ve heard in a long time. “Fat-free” is overrated. Truth is, our bodies need a certain amount fat—in fact, some fats have spectacular health benefits. If that’s not enough, stepping out on your bottle of canola oil is delicious fun. Here is our list of […]

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Bob Greene’s Best Life Dishes Out Suggestions for Taking Advantage of Fall’s Harvest

September 28, 2012 Eating Well

Oprah’s trainer lists the top autumn fruits and vegetables to add to your menu Although it’s time to say farewell to summer’s produce — those juicy peaches, perfect berries, tasty zucchini, flavorful basil and other seasonal offerings — you won’t be left with a bare fruit bowl or empty crisper. Instead, you can fill them […]

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Is a Raw Food Diet Right For You?

April 25, 2012 Eating Well

A guide to food you can eat on a raw diet and the health benefits and potential downsides of eating a raw diet. Also includes information on the equipment needed to prepare raw food. Enter to win a Raw Food Cookbook by leaving a comment.

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How To Determine Your Daily Caloric Needs

March 28, 2012 Eating Well

By Jenna Smith Food labels usually tell consumers that nutritional information is based upon a 2,000 calorie daily diet. But this calorie amount is too much for some people’s needs and too low for others. The former is often the case for older Canadians, who find themselves needing fewer of those calories allocated towards growth, […]

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The 17 Day Diet Review

January 30, 2012 Eating Well

When Impowerage began this monthly series analysing particular diets, we stated that while eating healthy, nutritious food is the best kind of diet, some people prefer to have guidelines for their eating. Such guidelines often are sought more eagerly after the holiday season, when sumptuous and traditional foods can be eaten in greater quantities than usual. […]

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A Complete Guide to a Vegetarian Diet

November 29, 2011 Eating Well

By Denise Lodge Older adults concerned about their risk of heart disease, stroke, or type-2 diabetes may want to consider a vegetarian diet. A recent study published in Diabetes Care analysed the dietary patterns of 773 people whose average age was 60 years. Vegetarians and semi-vegetarians studied were three years older than non-vegetarians. Despite their […]

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Paleo Diet Overview: Eating in the Stone Age

October 20, 2011 Eating Well

The Paleo Diet’s pros and cons are discussed. The paleolithic diet has the nutritional benefits of high dietary protein and fibre, and low sodium, but the possible disadvantages of low calcium and vitamin D. Meals are comprised of easily accessible ingredients, and are not complicated to prepare.

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

July 28, 2011 Eating Well

Learn more about the benefits of Vitamin D, the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiencies and the best sources of Vitamin D from sunlight, vitamin D rich foods, fortified foods and supplements.

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Hail Kale! The Workhorse of the Garden

July 19, 2011 Eating Well

Everything you ever wanted to know about Kale from its health benefits, long history, and the different varieties. Also includes instructions for planting your own Kale and a recipe for Garlic & Melted Kale.

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Healthy Foods that Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

July 5, 2011 Eating Well

By Jessica Siebert Diet is very important in preventing heart disease. In fact, foods have been shown to quell inflammation which is the main cause of plaque build up in arteries. Adding various foods to your diet can significantly prevent, and even reverse heart disease. Below is a list of heart healthy foods to include […]

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