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  • Fructose: Friend or Foe

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    What is Fructose?  It is a simple sugar that occurs in many foods.  Why it is bad for you? 1/ Make your liver synthesize fats, which are exported as VLDL cholesterol, which leads to dyslipidemia (blood tryglicerides and cholesterol), fat around the organs and ultimately, heart disease. 2/ Increase blood

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  • IU on Vitamins

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    image via [www.howitworksdaily.com] Often one might notice the IU on Vitamins and wonder what does this actually mean and stand for? “IU = International unit, this is a unit of measurement for the amount of a substance; the mass or volume that constitutes one international unit varies based on which

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  • 15 Healthy Cooking Tips

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    image via [www.carrollssausageandmeats.com] Some tips to help you when your cooking: 1/ Certain canned & frozen products are ok (e.g canned beans, frozen fruits) 2/ Organic is better 3/ Local is better 4/ Fresh is best 5/ Use a timer for cooking and prepping food so you know how much

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  • Dealing with picky eaters

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    Most mom’s at some point or another have had trouble get their kids to eat what they have wanted them to, and often each with their own reasoning regardless eating with your kids should be stress free, fun and light. A few tips on how to get kids to be

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  • Stocking A Pantry

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    Image via http://linkezy.com/ A few items we always keep in the pantry for easy cooking: DRY GOODS: *Whole Grains (easy to throw in a salad or with a curry)  – Brown Rice, Millet, Quinoa *Flours (for baking or coating) – Almond flour, Coconut flour, Chickpea flour and a Whole wheat flour

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  • Unlock The Product Code

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                          Image via http://tastebudsociety.com/ Three simple things for your to look out for on the PLU (Price Look Up Number) on any product you buy in the super market. This will help you to know what you are buying. *

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  • 5 Foods That Cleanse

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      image via http://microfarmgardens.com/ Some foods that should be included in our diets on a daily basis that will continually cleanse the body: 1. Parsley & Coriander – They bind the heavy metals like mercury that often cannot be extracted from the body plus they are full of alkalising goodness

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  • A Vegan Day Menu

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    Want to try being Vegan for one day this week but don’t know what to cook or eat – here is one menu that could help: Breakfast: Start your day with scrambled tofu, sliced avocado and a side of black beans (This gives your protein and good fats for an

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  • 5 Types of Headaches

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      Do you get headache often? Never know why? Read on to see the 5 most common types of headaches: 1. Expansive – This is due to an excess of sugars in your diet could be from sweets or too many fruits. The cure: Eat something salty like an olive

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