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Celebrating Heart Month With Six Heart Healthy Foods
4 years ago

Celebrating Heart Month With Six Heart Healthy Foods

Did you know 9 in 10 adults in North America have at least one risk factor for heart disease? February is declared Heart Health month by the Heart and Stroke …
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Turmeric – spicing things up for back to school
6 years ago

Turmeric – spicing things up for back to school

Even for those of us who aren’t heading to class this September, the busy `back-to-school` rush is underway. Why not try something different this season and spice up the regular …
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Coffee – the irresistible bean
6 years ago

Coffee – the irresistible bean

 

Described as the irresistible bean, coffee has played a crucial role in society, and remains an integral part of society today – known for both its stimulating properties and …
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Love Your Lentils
7 years ago

Love Your Lentils

Welcome to the 2012 LoveYour Lentils Tour in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan!

Last week, with fourteen other RDs from across Canada and the US, I participated in this interesting and …
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Plant Sterols and Heart Health
7 years ago

Plant Sterols and Heart Health

 What are Plant Sterols?

Plant sterols, also referred to as phytosterols are naturally occurring organic compounds found in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and unrefined vegetable …
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February is Heart Month
7 years ago

February is Heart Month

Every year, the Heart and Stroke Foundation dedicates the month of February as Heart Month. It is used to raise awareness across the country about the serious risks …
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