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Category: Digestion
28 Jun
2015

Quinoa

QUINOA small addition for a big change! Recipes ideas for this great source of protein.

19 Feb
2015

Cooking Times for Grains and Beans

COOKING TIMES for GRAINS and BEANS I am often asked how to cook different grains (always good to have variety) and beans (they are full of protein and fibre). Here are some guidelines below. Cooking fresh beans (rather than from a can) is preferable but takes some planning and preparation. Soaking beans overnight may help..

05 Feb
2015

How to Dress for Your Acupuncture Visit

Traditional theory behind acupuncture believes that there is a distribution network for the fundamental substances of Qi (pronounced chee, meaning energy), Blood throughout the body. (These fundamental substances are different from the common western understandings of these terms, and their concepts are important for maintaining health). This distribution network is called meridians (like channels) that look like a giant web or..

20 Jan
2015

Water and Your Health

Water and Your Health It is possible to drink too little water or too much. Thirst is the most important indicator of need. The problem is that most people are not aware of their thirst and many people do not like drinking water. This natural instinct of thirst and desire for pure water must be..

13 Jan
2015

Vegetarian and Vegan Kids

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets for Children Vegetables, grains, fruits, legumes, and nuts are the healthiest foods for children. Rich in complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, they form the foundation for dietary habits that support a lifetime of health. Research shows that adults who consume fruits and vegetables are those who consumed these foods..

22 May
2014

Vegan and Vegetarian Nutrition

For more information, see veg.ca Vegetarians can rest assured. Plant-based foods are loaded with nutrients including ample protein, iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc. Vegans require a reliable source of vitamin B12. Whether you eat a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet, the key to health is simple. Include a wide variety of different foods in your diet..