Healthy Bites

This recipe is courtesy of my mom!  It is a recipe that I just recently made. My mom usually makes this for me so there was really no reason for me to make it myself. However, the last few months my mom has been traveling......

Keeping our blood sugars in check is not only important for those living with diabetes; we should all strive to keep our blood sugars balanced! Having steady blood sugars prevents the highs and lows associated with blood sugar spikes. Eating foods with a quick energy......

We all know that fried food isn’t good for our health. Making healthy changes is challenging when our tradition and culture embraces the intake of fried foods when breaking fast during the month of Ramadan. Avoiding fried food during the month of fasting is not......

The May long weekend is the unofficial start to Ontario’s gardening season! If you have been thinking about growing some vegetables and herbs this year keep reading to find out how to get started! There are so many amazing benefits of growing a vegetable garden such......

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Our culture is completely consumed with slowing down aging and increasing longevity, but growing old is 100% unavoidable. Aging is a natural process and unfortunately, even though we cannot stop it, we can slow it down. There are several measures you can take regardless of......

  Gogi berries – Goji berries come from a plant that’s grown throughout Asia. This berry has been touted to have many benefits ranging from anti-cancer and anti-aging properties, improve eyesight and fertility, and helping to reduce inflammation. And while several preliminary laboratory and animal......

  While diet coke may be calorie free, it is not a healthy choice. Instead of sugar, diet sodas are sweetened with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, cyclamate, saccharin, acesulfame-k or sucralose. Dark cola beverages (Coke, Pepsi, Dr, Pepper) add caffeine and phosphoric acid, both can......

  A sandwich is a popular choice for midday meals they are quick and a portable way to stay fueled. To make your sandwich work for you and your health goals, here are some healthy twits on some great classics. Peanut butter and jelly: This......

  The main difference between juicing and blending (smoothies) is that with juicing you are extracting the fiber and when making smoothies you are using the entire fruit and vegetable. With juicing the pros are that the vitamins and antioxidants reach your body very quickly.......

5 Ways to Increase Protein in Your Diet Protein is an important component of a healthy diet. Proteins are the main building blocks of the body. They are needed to make and repair skin, bones, muscle, and tissue. Our bodies use protein continually throughout the......

  It has become increasingly difficult for people to figure out what is healthy and what isn’t with the food choices available today. The foods that we decide to buy do more than just provide nourishment. Every time we make a choice to buy a......

 

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