Make Your Own

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday with all the special people in your life.  We enjoyed a restful and relaxing time with the whole family – it’s always a real treat for me to have all of my kids under my roof. So here we are… January 3!  It’s minus 10 degrees outside, and it’s been snowing for almost 2 days straight.  While a few members of my...
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Would you eat this in the morning?

It’s a bit radical, I know. Changing up what you eat for breakfast can really rattle your world. For starters, do you even eat breakfast? I hope so. It’s definitely one of the most important things you can do for your health. As I’ve mentioned before, breakfast eaters tend to do better on pretty much any measure of overall health. They tend to have healthier weight, they tend...
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How many colours are you eating for breakfast?

Now look at that! I think the idea of putting a rainbow on your plate is starting to catch on for lunch and dinner, but don’t forget about breakfast!  If you’re aiming to include all those beautiful colours in your diet, and enjoy the benefit of all their amazing nutritional power, then make every meal and snack count! Every time you’re about to eat, think about what colours...
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Great-grandma was right

Isn’t it funny. Here we are in the year 2011, with so much knowledge, science and technology that couldn’t even be imagined back in Great-grandma’s day.  And yet, as a population, we are dramatically less healthy!  I’m sure you’ve heard the news about skyrocketing obesity rates in adults and children, the looming diabetes epidemic, and other statistics that are...
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