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What You Need to Know About Omega-3 Fats

What You Need to Know About Omega-3 Fats

There’s a lot of talk about healthy fats these days. People are including more fat in their diets and forgetting about the fat-free diet crazes of the past. You’ve probably heard about omega fats in the mix, but what exactly are they? What are Omega […]

Magnesium

Magnesium

         Magnesium (Mg) is one of my favorite supplements. It is responsible for over 300 enzyme systems that regulate biochemical reactions in our bodies such as but not limited to: muscle and nerve function, blood pressure regulation, blood glucose control, responsible for energy production, contributes to structural development of bones, required for synthesis of DNA and RNA. It plays a major role in active transport of calcium and potassium across cell membranes which is vital for nerve

5 Reasons to shop at your local Farmer’s Market

5 Reasons to shop at your local Farmer’s Market

Warmer spring weather is finally here and this means it is time for Farmer’s Markets to start popping up around the city. This is very exciting as there are so many benefits to shopping at the local market for your food.       Here […]

Amazing Benefits of Tiny Quail Eggs

Amazing Benefits of Tiny Quail Eggs

    Eggs: perfect little complete nutrient-packed package. Problem: I cannot eat chicken eggs, they make me ill for hours after the consumption. Solution: QUAIL EGGS! They are even more compact and yet packed with even MORE nutrients. I love their small size so I […]

What is a ‘Health Halo’ and what do you need to know about it

What is a ‘Health Halo’ and what do you need to know about it

What Is a ‘Health Halo’? If you’re trying to eat healthier, you already know you should be including lots of fruit, vegetables, clean protein and healthy fats. But when you step into a grocery store, things get a bit more complicated. The majority of store […]

Are You Eating the Right Fats?

Are You Eating the Right Fats?

The topic of fat is confusing with many myths around fats. All this has led to decades of a bad rap on fats. The result, we have a slew of “”low fat,” “fat-free” products in the market. Research has found that shunning fat increases the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune issues and other conditions. But, is it okay to be eating fat every day?  Before we delve into this, let’s understand the basics of fat.

Calcium-Phosphorus Balance: Why it is Crucial for Healthy Bones

Calcium-Phosphorus Balance: Why it is Crucial for Healthy Bones

Did you know calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body, followed by phosphorus? About 99% of the body’s calcium is in your bones and teeth. Likewise, about 85% of your body’s phosphorus is in the bones and teeth. Calcium and phosphorus are two essential minerals your body needs to build bones.

10 Macronutrient-Balanced Healthy Snacks

10 Macronutrient-Balanced Healthy Snacks

If you are someone who requires snacks in between the meals, I strongly recommend you plan them out ahead of time, this way you will not be tempted to buy a snack with poor nutritional value and empty calories. Having a macronutrient-balanced snack (protein + carbohydrates + fat) allows for stable blood sugar levels throughout the day and therefore controls cravings for sugar filled foods.Couple of things to remember: Are you really hungry?