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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Artificial Colours

Food dyes are under the microscope again, after new findings linking them to ADHD, ADD & ODD behavioural disorders. Food dyes are used to create beautiful colours (or add in colour in general) into our foods. Kid’s cereals over-bright hues, colourful candy, vitamins, even cough syrups. The problem lies with how our bodies handle these […]

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Artificial Sweeteners

  We demonized sugars and replaced it with something far worse! Just understanding the origin of aspartame is enough for me to cross it off my list of acceptable additives. As consumers, we were searching for an alternative to sugar, something low calorie. This drove demand for a replacement; one such answer was Aspartame. For […]

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Food Additives

To bring clarity to these food labels, we need to understand what these ingredients are and how to navigate the supermarkets to our health desires. Tri-Sodium Phosphate (TSP) Often used in large quantities in degreasers & paint stripers and you will find a product called TSP in your hardware store, paint aisle. If you read […]

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Natural Ingredients Doesn’t Equal Healthy

Natural Ingredients doesn’t equal healthy Just because a processed food has natural ingredients in it does not make it healthy, for example, a fresh pressed green juice that is not sweet and has a bitter taste to it, would not be appealing to most consumers. The response from industry is to add in all natural […]

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Friday, December 15th, 2017

Foods That Harm or That Heal

I remember being stunned to learn that 95% of all diseases are caused by toxicity! Chronic diseases, the majority of them are produced by our food choices, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of exercise. Health pioneers dating back to the 1940’s states that toxemia – is the primary cause. Dr J.H, Tilden MD, […]

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Friday, October 27th, 2017

Gastritis & Peptic Ulcer

Gastritis & Peptic Ulcer When regular enzymes just don’t seem to work for you, or you want to try something different – that’s why Avena has our exclusive Gastric Enzymes. Designed specifically for those though stomach conditions that need healing and care just as much as digestive support. This fantastic product is loaded with herbal support […]

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Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Working from the Inside Out

Working from the Inside Out Before we begin eating “healthy” and “junky foods”, these little workers called gut microbes in your stomach and intestines are striving to do the following metabolic functions: Vitamin and short chain fatty acid production Bile acid biotransformation Hydrolysis and fermentation of nondigestible substrates     The beneficial roles of gut […]

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Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Human Microbiome

Did you know you’re more microbe than human? There are 10x more microorganisms on and in your body than cells, and in addition, our genes are outnumbered 1:100 to microbial genes! This is the Human Microbiome: a fascinating ecosystem that plays a huge role in our health. (Stein, 2013) I know what your first question […]

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Friday, September 29th, 2017

Minerals are more precious than Gold!

Minerals & Trace Minerals: The building blocks of life, minerals are the most basic of nutrients, the bonding agents between you and food – allowing your body to absorb nutrients. Minerals are especially necessary for athletes and people in active sports because they must have minerals to be able to run. Your body’s minerals comprise […]

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Monday, September 18th, 2017

Magnesium – The Most Important Mineral!

90 – 95% of our population is deficient, or below healthy levels, including many of those who are already using Magnesium!

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