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Which is Healthier: Chicken or Tofu?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 August 2021
Which is Healthier: Chicken or Tofu?
Tofu is a staple in many Asian cuisines and is made from fermented soybeans. Whether you enjoy it simply steamed or consider it a blank canvas to work on, one thing we can all agree on is that it’s a smart choice when building a balanced, plant-based plate. Per serving, tofu contains about 8 g of protein and 4 g of fat, as well as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium (which also supports healthy blood pressure levels), and potassium—a mineral that function as an electrolyte to h...
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Brazil-Nut Pesto

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 11 August 2021
Brazil-Nut Pesto
Brazil nuts contain the richest source of natural selenium. They also make a great pesto.  Add a dollop to some roasted broccoli, or wilde salmon and voila! You now have a delicious, nutritious, cancer-fighting meal for dinner tonight. Try it. And let us know what you think.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup Brazil nuts, coarsely chopped 2 Tbsp water 1 Tbsp chopped tarragon 1 large garlic clove, chopped 1/2 tsp finel...
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Can an Apple a Day Help Keep Cancer Away?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 30 July 2021
Can an Apple a Day Help Keep Cancer Away?
Over the years, many have questioned the validity of this well-known statement. Can one piece of fruit be the key to keeping healthy and well? While the debate may never truly be settled, researchers from the University of Perugia (Italy) found that people who frequently eat fruit often have fewer tumours. Apples are one of the fruits that boast a large amount of dietary fibre and polyphenol compounds that partner with gut microbes to create an environment that may reduce one's risk o...
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The Ultimate Bone Broth

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 20 July 2021
The Ultimate Bone Broth
So, what is bone broth?
Here's the highlights: Make the soup from bones, such as beef, poultry or fish.
Cook it over a long period of time, 12-48 hours.
Flavor the soup with vegetables and fresh herbs for added nutrients and taste.
After cooking, strain the liquid broth and store in the fridge or freezer. Then, consume the broth as a warm beverage, a base to cook legumes and grains or for a favorite soup or stew.
It's super easy to make, especially when using the carcass of the ...
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Amazing Amla

Posted on 10 July 2021
Amazing Amla
Amla is the most revered medicinal berry in India, being used for myriad health issues and diseases for thousands of years. It is the foundation ingredient in Chyavanaprasha, the traditional Indian jam which is a potent antioxidant mixture aiding digestion and excretion, and rejuvenation. There is a deep spiritual connection with this fruit and its medicinal compounds, as it is thought to have been the first tree to grow on Earth, springing from Brahma's tears whilst he was meditating. ...
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