Multivitamins: do we need them?

Multivitamins: do we need them?

  The supplement business is burgeoning. Globally, we spend over $132 billion dollars on pills, tinctures are herbal supplements each year, and that number is expected to grow to over $220 billion by 2022. That’s a whole lot of vitamins! ‘Supplements’ is a broad term...
How to build a healthy real food plate

How to build a healthy real food plate

  Studies have long shown that the best diet for you is one that you can stick to for the long term. With that sage wisdom in mind, it’s silly to think that we’d all thrive on a gluten-free diet, or that vegetarian diets are the answer for everyone. We are all...
Menopause, nutrition and activity

Menopause, nutrition and activity

  Alright ladies. Raise your hand if you’re having night sweats, hot flashes or unpredictable mood swings. In your 40s or 50s, normal hormonal changes lead to a stop of menstruation, and the accompanying decline of estrogen is responsible for these often-unpleasant...
Food expiry dates: what do they really mean?

Food expiry dates: what do they really mean?

  Food waste is a huge global issue. Roughly one third of the food we produce every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost, tossed and wasted. While fruits and vegetables account for the most food waste, fresh foods such as dairy, seafood and meat aren’t...
Why it’s good to eat fruit

Why it’s good to eat fruit

    With record breaking temperatures around the world, one of the best ways to help stay hydrated and healthy is to enjoy seasonal fruits. Be they juicy peaches, tart purple plums or ripe bananas, they are filled with vitamins and antioxidants – but also sugar....

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