Thank you to a reader for asking: What do you think of fruit as a snack at night? I'm asked this question very often from patients in person and here on my blog. Fruits are hailed as being an essential part of our diet. They are even classed in the same category as vegetables
In recognition of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month – wear a daffodil and support Canadians living with Cancer. In their book Foods that Fight Cancer – Preventing Cancer Through Diet, the authors Belliveau and Gingras describe in detail that our risk of cancer is about one in three, and that a small number of cancers are
Foods contain different types of fat; some are good for your body and some are bad. For several years, doctors and nutritionists have researched the benefits of a low-fat diet. Research has proven a reduction in fat intake is key to weight loss, cholesterol management, and preventing many health problems.
Remember Chia pets? The pottery that grows? Until recently, and perhaps thanks to this marketing phenomenon, chia seeds weren’t thought of as something edible. But these little seeds pack a lot of health benefits!What are the health benefits of chia seeds? Chia seeds are primarily valuable thanks to their essential fatty acid (EFA) content. There are only