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Digestive Health

What the Heck is Konjac?
1 month ago

What the Heck is Konjac?

Konjac is an herb with a tuber-like corm (underground plant stem). It’s also known as elephant yam, devil’s tongue, snake palm, and voodoo lily. Overall, konjac is highly versatile in …
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What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?
3 months ago

What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?

There’s an increase in healthier puffed and crunchy snacks on the market. Traditional popped corn is getting competition from popped chickpeas, sorghum, quinoa and wait, lotus seeds. What the heck …
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Heart Healthy Snacking
9 months ago

Heart Healthy Snacking

February is heart month. Heart disease affects approximately one in 12 Canadian adults and is the second leading cause of death in Canada (1). The good news is almost 80 …
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My Top Five Food Trends for 2019
11 months ago

My Top Five Food Trends for 2019

It’s that time of year again when food and nutrition trends are making headlines. Predictions are coming from all types of media including me. Identifying and sharing food trends continues …
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Surviving the Summer Heat
1 year ago

Surviving the Summer Heat

Looks like we are in for a hot summer! After the Canada Day Long weekend I came down with something that had all the symptoms of Norovirus and to compound the yuckiness it occurred …
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What the Heck is Drinking Vinegar?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Drinking Vinegar?

You know I’ve been an advocate of a happy gut = a happy you for years. And my research on fermented foods, digestive health and probiotics goes back to 2004 …
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