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What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?
11 months ago

What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?

You are probably asking yourself: “What the heck are tiger nuts?” Tiger nuts, aren’t actually nuts, but instead grow as a wild weed and are classified as tubers (1). They …
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Heart Healthy Snacking
1 year 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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What the Heck is Aloe?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Aloe?

Remember as a kid when you got sunburnt and your Mom used the aloe vera gel to sooth it? Fast forward to today and aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant …
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What the Heck is Collagen?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Collagen?

Collagen continues to be the star ingredient for 2018. From the Natural Products Expo West Show in Anaheim in March to the IFT18 in Chicago in July, collagen is a …
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What the Heck is Maca Root?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Maca Root?

Maca root known by its scientific name, Lepidium meyehil is also referred to in the media as an adaptogen which is a group of plants that are used to ‘help …
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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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