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You Are What Your Food Eats

Health conscious people are going to great lengths to watch what they eat these days. They acknowledge the old adage: “you are what you eat”. After all, it makes intuitive sense,... 



Recipe: Almost Too Easy Mayonnaise

I make this in my food-processor, but the ingredients can easily be mixed by hand. I use a casserole dish in a pot as my double boiler. In food processor add: 3/4 cup sugar 1 Tbsp... 



Foods That Fight Chronic Inflammation

Heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes—researchers have determined these devastating illnesses have something in common. What is it? They all appear to be linked to “sustained... 



Book Review: The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook

‘The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook’, by Amrita Sonhdi, Arsenal Pulp Press ISBN 978-1-55152-204-3 In my quest to make wise food choices and add some variety to my diet, I’ve been enjoying... 



Change The Way You Eat

If you really are what you eat, what does that say about you? Do you need to change the way you eat?   If you want to improve your nutrition, you need to eat more whole foods. Fill... 



Warming Winter Soups

Who doesn’t enjoy sitting near the fireplace on a winter’s evening savouring a fragrant bowl of delicious soup? There is much evidence to show that our bodies benefit greatly from... 



Liquids We Drink

Almost 7 billion people need to drink clean water in order to survive. Agriculture also requires water. Therefore, it has become our collective duty to be active in the protection and... 



Rice, Squash & Butter Chicken Casserole

Brown rice is considered the King of Grains. It has neutral thermal nature, strengthens the spleen-pancreas and soothes the stomach. It is hypoallergenic and concentrated in B vitamins... 



The Healing Cook’s Winter

Winter is represented in the Water element and the health of our kidneys and bladder. This season encourages receptivity, introspection and a seeking of warmth in our foods. The health... 



Generations

Two doctors, half a dozen nurses, another Respiratory Therapist and myself were huddled around the patient’s bed. Unfortunately, despite our efforts, his condition was continuing... 



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