The Benefits of Eating Red Fruits and Vegetables

Most people know is it is important to consume 5-10 servings of fruits and vegetables but due to hectic lifestyles and busy schedules, we often forget. Type 11 diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, and cancer is on the rise due to a diet of refined grains, refined sugar, fat, and processed foods. Fruits and vegetables are rich in nutrients that Read More …

Why Choose Organic Food?

Organic food is becoming more popular as the newer generations become more aware of the potential risks of consuming conventional foods. When I became pregnant with my first child about five years ago, I decided after alot of research that I would feed my daughter an all-organic diet. I was able to find organic baby food, cereals, and snacks, and juices at health food Read More …

The Dangers of Consuming Canned Foods

Canned foods, are inexpensive, convenient, and non-perishable, making them popular purchases at grocery stores. Although we know that fresh foods retain their nutrients better than canned foods, we still buy them not knowing the risks of using canned foods in our diet. DID YOU KNOW… 1. The insides of the can are coated with the plastic bisphenol, commonly known as Read More …

What You Need to Know about Veggie Burgers

Veggie burgers may seem like a healthy option in comparison to meat burgers because they are low in fat, calories, and cholesterol but a good source of protein. What many people don’t realize is that most veggie burgers contain highly processed foods. Veggie burgers that you find in the frozen aisle may be packed with excessive sodium, artificial colours, flavours, and Read More …