7 Reasons Why Chocolate is Healthy (1/7)

Regarded by many as the tastiest food on Earth, dark chocolate also has many health benefits. Just don't go overboard'chocolate is healthy but still contains sugar and fat

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1. It’s loaded with antioxidants

Dark chocolate contains hefty amounts of disease-fighting flavenoids, antioxidants also found in red wine and many fruits and vegetables. In fact, it appears to have more flavenoids than any other food.

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5 diabetes-friendly desserts

Think managing diabetes means that you can’t indulge your sweet tooth now and then? Think again! Here are eight diabetes-friendly desserts that you can enjoy, guilt-free

Cold Soba Buckwheat Noodle Salad

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This Thai-inspired noodle salad contains kelp noodles which are easily available at your local health stores. Kelp is a seaweed that’s high in minerals and vitamins, and balances the body’s pH levels, amongst other benefits. Superfood Maca will give you fuel for the day. This sauce can be used on pasta or rice, too

Canada’s water shame

Imagine not being able to use water from the tap without boiling it first. Not being able to take a bath. Or, worrying about your children being afflicted by E.coli poisoning. These sound like third-world country issues, yet that’s the reality in up to 1,766 Canadian communities with unsafe water, The Globe and Mail reports.Steve […]

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Event: GlutenFreedom Week launches in Toronto

This May, expect Toronto restaurants to offer more gluten-free options’for a week at least. From May 25-31, GlutenFreedom Week will run in Toronto with participating restaurants offering a three-course gluten-free meal for a fixed price. We spoke to Rachael Hunt, the 26-year-old founder of GlutenFreedom Week and blogger at GlutenFreedom Toronto, to find out more […]

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Meatless Monday: Middle Eastern Meze

When I can’t settle on one thing to eat for dinner, I like to just combine a lot of smaller things – which makes a Middle Eastern meze (small plates with dips, salads, etc). kind of perfect for me.You can mix and match any of these items and it tastes absolutely delicious no matter what. […]