10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

Written by Kris Gunnars, BSc on July 13, 2018 Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high-quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its […]

14 Powerful Benefits Of Raw Garlic

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated – October 07, 2020 Medically reviewed by Vanessa Voltolina (MS, RD) ✓ Evidence Based Garlic is a strong-smelling, flavouring herb noted for its many health benefits. It contains a powerful compound called allicin that helps lower cholesterol. The health benefits of garlic include easing the symptoms of the common cold, lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of heart ailments as well as neurodegenerative disorders. The purpose […]

Kids And Exercise

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD(Model: Joshua Vermeulen) When most adults think about exercise, they imagine working out in the gym, running on a treadmill, or lifting weights. But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, during recess, at dance class or soccer practice, while riding bikes, or when […]

CHOCOLATE ALMOND MOUSSE

Chocolate is good for you, that is if you eat the right kind. Raw cacoa if rich in B vitamins, antioxidants and magnesium. Try this moresome guilt free Chocolate mousse. SERVES 2 Ingredients 1 banana 1/2 avocado 2 tbsp raw-cacao powder 3 fresh dates, pitted and roughly chopped 2 tbsp almond butter 1 tsp raw honey 75ml filtered water 1 […]

Spicy Stir-Fried Chicken and Shredded Brussels Bowls

Ingredients 1 teaspoon grapeseed or canola oil 27g 93% fat-free ground chicken 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce* 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cups (300g) shredded Brussels sprouts 1/2 cup (50g) shredded carrots 1/4 cup (45g) sliced red bell pepper 3/4 cup (55g) sliced shiitake mushrooms 1/2 […]

Pesto Egg-in-a-Hole with Bacon

Ingredients 1 slice whole-grain bread 2 slices turkey bacon 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cooking oil 1 large egg 1 tablespoon (15 ml) store-bought pesto (or leftover homemade pesto) Method Cut a hole at the center of the bread using a circular 5cm cookie cutter. Set the bread aside. Cook bacon in a small, nonstick skillet over medium heat until done, […]

Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Lupus Foundation of America September 13, 2017 Try a healthy twist on classic picnic sandwiches. Wraps are simple to make and they pack up easily, so you can bring them wherever you choose to dineal fresco. This flavourful version is sure to appeal to both adults and kids. Serve with fresh in-season fruit. Servings: 4 wraps Ingredients • 2 cups […]

What is a healthful diet?

By Julie Garden-Robinson Published: September 21, 2018 Do you know anyone on a diet? Have you ever been on a diet? The answer to both of those questions for everyone is “yes.” Technically, we all are “on a diet.” According to the first definition in most dictionaries, a “diet” consists of the “kinds of food that a person, animal or […]

Low-Carb Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Shepherd’s pie is a satisfying British casserole traditionally made with ground lamb and topped with mashed potatoes. This updated version features milder-tasting ground kudu with a crown of mashed cauliflower for a lighter take on the wintery comfort food. Lean ground beef, ostrich or dark meat turkey can be substituted for the kudu. I tried it with ground ostrich and […]