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    Meal of the Month: Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad

    Meal of the Month: Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad

    By: Julie Daniluk, RHN   INTRODUCTION Sick of stuffing yourself silly during the holidays? Take a break with this colourful, nutritious and delicious Beet, Pea Sprout and Pear Salad. HEALTH BENEFITS Beets are one of the best plant sources of both folate and betaine—two nutrients that work together to lower your blood levels of homocysteine, an

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    • 15 DEC 14
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    Natural Health Product of the Month: Haskap Berry

    By: Bryce Wylde, BSc, Hons, DHMHS INTRODUCTION The born-in-Japan, bred-in-Canada Haskap berry is prized for its antioxidant properties and nutritional value. With a taste that resembles a blueberry, blackberry and raspberry blend, why not whip up a Bryce Wylde-certified Haskap compote to accompany your turkey feast? Haskap—also known as blue honeysuckle or honeyberry—was known to the ancient

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    • 15 DEC 14
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    How To Manage Holiday Stress

    By: Sher Bovay, BSc, DC While the holiday season is meant to bring about good tidings and cheer, in today’s whirlwind of shopping, gifting, food prepping, hostessing, party hopping, it’s become the harbinger of holiday stress for many. The great thing about holiday stress is that it’s predictable. Unlike other types of stress in our

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    • 15 DEC 14
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    Mindful Strategies to Prevent Weight Gain During the Holidays

    ♫ It’s the most sugary time of the year ♫ By: Jill Hillhouse, BPHE, CNP For many of us, the holidays bring about a change in routine, and opportunities to mess with your blood sugar levels. From bake-offs with friends to potluck dinners with family to cocktail parties with colleagues, it’s almost impossible to escape

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