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Barley  – The little grain with a big impact
9 years ago

Barley – The little grain with a big impact

 Barley Begins…

 Barley is an ancient grain that originated in Ethiopia and Southeast Asia, and has been cultivated for more than 10,000 years to feed both …
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Olive Oil
10 years ago

Olive Oil

The research suggests virgin olive oil is known for its heart healthy properties including reducing cholesterol.

A traditional Mediterranean diet has shown some protection against other chronic diseases by decreasing …
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Type 2 Diabetes – relationship to Diet and Exercise
10 years ago

Type 2 Diabetes – relationship to Diet and Exercise

More than 9 million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes (impaired glucose tolerance). Out of the 2.7 million Canadians with diagnosed diabetes, 90 per cent (2.4 million) are type 2.


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Glycemic Index
10 years ago

Glycemic Index

  • It was 2004 and the ‘No Carb Craze’ still had momentum (more in the US than in Canada), when I was invited to a conference about Glycemic Index (GI) …
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Functional Foods
10 years ago

Functional Foods

It all started in 1997, when I wrote an article titled ‘Lowly Limes’ detailing how deficiencies of certain nutrients cause diseases i.e. vitamin C and scurvy. Scurvy was at one …
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Building Better Bones Part 2 – Workshop Now in Jan 2011
11 years ago

Building Better Bones Part 2 – Workshop Now in Jan 2011

· Registered Dietitian, Jane Dummer, will expand on her discussion of nutrition from part 1 by introducing the role of calcium and vitamin D enriched foods and supplements in building …
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