Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy
Heart disease is an increasing epidemic in our society and it’s a condition I once credited to our unhealthy lifestyles, which include hours of watching TV and frequent trips to fast food drive-thrus. But a new study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging, says heart […]
As a health-conscious eater, I try to avoid refined foods, including white flour. As a sugar junkie, lover of baking and connoisseur of fine desserts, I have a hard time sticking to that healthy-eating goal.After all, while you can sneak some whole-wheat flour into muffins and cookies, it’s all about hiding it, right?So you can […]
Power up your morning with this pear-and-banana smoothie. One serving has almost a quarter of your daily vitamin C requirements. Plus, it has a good amount of fibre (28 percent of the daily value), which promotes digestion and regularity. According to a University of Illinois study, fibre can also help boost the immune system.
Over the last year, we’ve been touting the benefits of superfoods like chia seeds, kale and quinoa. In 2015 we’ll see some old favourites (hello, dark chocolate!), as well as some new go-to foods. Here’s what you can expect on your plate this year