Monthly Archives: June 2012

Influenza Winter and Vitamin D

As winter comes so do the short days and long cold nights. Along with these short sunlight days comes an apparent relationship between reduced vitamin D levels and the incidence of influenza. I’m feeling a little controversial, but is it … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week – Vegetable Broth/Soup

Try this yummy winter warmer! Nutrition packed and perfect for cold nights 🙂 Serves 6-8 2 cups potatoes, cut into small chunks 1 large onion, sliced 2 medium carrots, sliced 1-2 stalks of celery 1 clove garlic, crushed 5-6 shiitake … Continue reading

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Which sweetener for me?

XYLITOL, AGAVE, STEVIA, HONEY, SUGAR AND ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS…SWEETNESS…A COMPLEX DECISION? by Megan Crockart What is Xylitol? Xylitol is neither a sugar or an artificial sweetener. Xylitol is a simple carbohydrate alcohol and is usually found naturally in some fruits (plums), … Continue reading

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