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Why Is Turmeric Good For You?

Have you noticed a distinct yellow hue popping up in many smoothies and drinks lately? This gorgeous colour is coming from one place – the incredibly healthy and incredibly trendy food, turmeric. By now many of you may be wondering: Why is turmeric good for you? Turmeric may seem new and hot, but it’s actually...

Superfoods You Need to Introduce Into Your Diet

Have you ever had foodie envy? Have you looked over at your friend’s or colleague’s incredible lunch and thought “I don’t even know what most of those foods are”? That’s okay, we’ve all been there. Your foodie friend and your health food junkie colleague all started exactly where you are – wanting to know more....

Leafy greens – 8 creative ways to get more in your diet

When it comes to supporting and maintaining good health, it is hard to discredit the immense value of a diet abundant in vegetables. Vegetables are so beneficial that they are now the most promoted food category in the Canada Food Guide, a position once held by grains and cereal products, with the highest number of daily food servings for all ages and genders recommended to come from produce.

The best brain nutrients you need to be eating

Brain health is big these days. And helping your noggin with nutrition is on many people’s … minds.   There are so many nutrients that you need: vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and essential fats, just to name a few. It is confusing, and can be downright frustrating to know what you actually need.   So, which...

How to Choose a Good Plant Based Protein.

The last few years have seen an explosion of plant based proteins on the shelves. There is more choice than ever. It’s encouraging to see the growth of the category and more plant based protein options for consumers. However, it’s a little overwhelming when having to choose one to add to smoothies o

Emulsification – Getting the most out of Omega 3

The process of emulsification is used to make many products - from cosmetics and beauty care to mayonnaise, homogenized milk and butter. Emulsification is a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (unmixable or unblendable). One liquid is dispersed into the other creating a blend

Get the Goods on Flax Seed Oil & Omega 3

The flax plant, Linum usitatissimum, is probably one of the most controversial foods when it comes to the essential fatty acid discussion. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian or omnivore, here are four important facts about flax you need to know.

5 Need to Know Factors When Choosing Fish Oil

Omega-3 fatty acids are a hot topic these days with more natural health supplement options and more food companies adding it to products like dairy, eggs, baby food, bread, pasta, and even beverages. Companies continue to research the best sources, forms and processes to provide a pure, concentrated