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7 nutritional tips to help you survive the allergy season

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 February 2017, Allergies, Healthy Eating
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What should you be eating this allergy season?

If you spend your summer sneezing and sniffling and avoiding the outdoors for fear of that dreaded pollen in the air, then it’s time to look at your diet!

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All Year Health Resolutions

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Digestion, Healthy Eating
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Every year millions of us make resolutions, with health objectives often at the top of our list, whether it’s to quit smoking, reduce caffeine intake, drink less alcohol, eat healthier, drink more water, lose weight or exercise more…

But resolutions are sometimes easier said than done, with many of us not even keeping them beyond the end of January…

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Sugar: a child-catcher even for adults

by Sonia Chartier, on 9 August 2016, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
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Back when we humans were fighting for survival against the odds, anything sweet meant lots of lovely carbohydrates to store up against potential famine just around the corner.

And bear in mind that famine was an ongoing threat – it’s only relatively recently in evolutionary terms that shops bursting with cheap, calorie-crammed food have been available on every corner most of the hours of the day and the night.

So we’re programmed to go for sweet, and this is especially evident in stressful situations where our inner cave person takes over and prompts us into survival behavior. Even those of us who don’t really have much of a sweet tooth under usual circumstances might find ourselves unaccountably tackling the chocolate biscuits when the pressure’s on…. Continue reading >

Vegan food: what you need to know

by Sonia Chartier, on 4 July 2016, Healthy Eating
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Giving up meat, cheese and even honey is all the rage these days, and not just in Hollywood. Books, magazines and TV shows are feeding consumers a steady diet of information about veganism. So what’s the real benefit of a vegan diet?

No butter, no milk, no eggs, no cheese, no meat, no fish, no honey, no down comforters and no leather! Most people have a hard time understanding why anyone would want to give up all those things…

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