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Vegan or Paleo: What you Need to Know for Good Health

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 3 August 2021
Vegan or Paleo: What you Need to Know for Good Health
You may be surprised to learn that both diets can offer good health benefits, provided you curate them carefully and consider possible pitfalls. That's because a healthy diet can take many forms. There is no single way to eat for good health, and people respond to diets differently. Some people may feel great on a vegan diet, while others prefer a paleo diet. But you do need to consider what's excluded on each diet if you follow it strictly: Traditionally, the paleo diet all...
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Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 31 July 2021
Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip
This delicious, nutritious and versatile recipe can be served as a dip, a sauce or even as a side dish! Fennel is rich in fiber and potassium while low in cholesterol making it heart-health supportive.  Fennel is also loaded with phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Artichokes are packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants and are a good source of vitamins C and K Garlic is also one of the great cancer-fighting and heart healthy superfoods.  The fibers in garlic are known as p...
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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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Bone Broth Recipe

Posted on 20 July 2021
Bone Broth Recipe
We prefer chicken bone broth over others. It has such a soothing, smooth taste and is particularly calming to the tummy.
However, you can use the bones from any healthy animal. I recommend using an organically raised, pastured animal that is grain-free and antibiotic free. The quality of healing will be a reflection of the quality of food we are eating. So, choose wisely! Ideally, you want your broth to be the consistency of jelly when cooled...the jigglier the better. This ensures that it is...
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Apricot Seeds: Do They Fight Cancer?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 17 July 2021
Apricot Seeds: Do They Fight Cancer?
Although they were thoroughly debunked in the 1970s as anti-cancer agents, products made from apricot pits continue to be aggressively marketed to unsuspecting patients. The idea that apricot seeds could fight cancer arose because apricot pits contain a substance called amygdalin. Laboratory research into laetrile, a synthetic version of amygdalin, has produced contradictory results. Do apricot seeds fight cancer? What is vitamin B17?
The idea that such products could fight cancer ar...
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