Nutrition, health, lifestyle
News & Updates
How to Preserve Nutrients in Fresh Fruits and Veggies
Oct 6, 2021
Preserving food was traditionally done to extend access to vegetables and fruits outside their growing season when they were available in larger quantities than could be consumed before getting spoiled. It also prevents food waste and makes available a wide variety of...
With or Without the Fuzz, Peaches Pack Healthy Nutrients
Aug 4, 2021
Both peaches and nectarines are just as inviting to bite into their luscious sweet flesh without any calorie guilt. Nectarines are a variety of peaches with smooth skin because of a genetic modification that occurred naturally. They have a nutritional profile similar...
Stress Hormones: Friends or Enemies?
Jan 21, 2021
When busy defines you to the point that your health, sleep or relationships suffer, it is time to stop and reassess. Most of us are doing our best to check off as many items as possible from the perpetually unfinished to-do list. We all have concerns and life...
The Jungle Inside Your Gut
Nov 30, 2020
Imagine a jungle where all kinds of animals, birds, insects, plants, and microbes co-exist. They feed on each other, reproduce and die, maintaining an intrinsic balance where the survival of each of them is related to the other. Occasionally, the balance of life in...
Tomatoes – A Staple In Every Cuisine
Sep 9, 2020
Early fall is for me all about tomatoes. It is when the summer heat has fully accumulated in the plants allowing the large heirloom tomatoes to get ripe. I am a huge fan of those flavours that explode in your mouth when you take a bite of a fresh garden tomato!...
Understanding The Gut-Brain Connection
Jul 31, 2020
Have you ever panicked over a heartburn thinking it might be a heart attack? How about those stressful stomach cramps that almost ruined your birthday party? Have you ever got a flare of gastritis acting up after fighting with your spouse? Ever wondered why you...
To Eat Or Not To Eat? Your Hormones Talk
Jul 9, 2020
The feelings of hunger and satiety are regulated by specific hormones that send signals to your brain, which tells you to start or stop eating. All physiological functions in the body are, to a certain degree, affected by hormones. The endocrine system refers to the...
Spikes and Drops of Blood Sugar Cause Damages in the Body
Jun 1, 2020
"Eating too many sweets or permanently craving carbs? Both medical doctors and alternative healthcare practitioners came into the consensus that most of the health problems nowadays are derived from poor blood sugar management. Lifestyle and diet are the main...
Is it true that “All Disease Begins in the Gut”?
May 3, 2020
I am sure you heard at least 100 times that “All disease begins in the gut.” You might ask yourself if the 2,000+ years old quote from Hippocrates stood the test of time. Of course, if taken literally, it is a bit of a stretch to say that all disease in the body...
Sign up for our newsletter to discover how simple eating the right foods and stay nourished can be.
Refreshing Tzatziki Gazpacho Summer Soup
Gluten-Free, Main, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Salads & Bowls, Snack, Vegetarian
Let us celebrate summer with a simple, nutritious, and delicious dish that uses fresh seasonal...