Category Archives for Healthy Eating

Can you really have your cake and eat it too?

We have all heard that eating excess sugar is bad. Doing so can cause weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Because everyone likes to have their cake and eat it too, it’s nice to think that using artificial

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Why Those “Healthy” Soy Burgers Could Actually Make You Sicker!

For those of you who like nothing better than a nice, juicy beef burger, I have good news. With the right ingredients, the traditional beef burger may be healthier for you than the trendy soy burger. If

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Put down that cage-free egg! Your health depends on it!

When you’re at the grocery store, do you stare at the labels on everything from the egg cartons to the fish counter? I do! Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which products are

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The Three Main Reasons Wheat is Bad For You

When talking about wheat, we usually hear that gluten, one of its components, is the problem. Gluten is a protein in wheat and related grains, such as rye and barley. It is the substance that makes dough

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Is soy good or bad for you?

Soy is a controversial food. Some consider it a superfood whereas others consider it to be a hormone disruptor. Should you include soy in your diet? That depends on how much you eat and whether you have

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How to Go Gluten Free

If wheat-based products are so bad for you, what are you supposed to eat? Many naturopathic doctors recommend that you eliminate gluten from your diet to improve your general health. Even though eliminating

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Detox: Yes or no?

Have you ever thought about doing a cleanse or a detox but weren’t sure of the benefits or didn’t know how? Read below to find out. Why detox? A detox is beneficial for general health because it gives

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Food Categories to Avoid for Better Health

Obesity is now considered to be pandemic. In 2018, Kuwait ranked No. 1 as the country with the most obese people, at 42.8%, due to the influx of fast food. The US now ranks No. 10, with 31.8% obese people.

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Why is high-fructose corn syrup so fattening?

Different Types of Sugar Sucrose, or table sugar, comes from sugar cane or sugar beets and is made up of glucose molecules. Fruit, on the other hand, contains the sugar fructose, which has a slightly different

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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease affects approximately 1 in 100 people in Canada. People who have celiac disease have an immune reaction to gliadin, a gluten protein that is found mainly in barley, rye, and wheat. Symptoms

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