Health Tips (163)

16 Jan
  Have you ever had a severe allergic reaction? They can be very frightening! I had a terrible allergic reaction to a persimmon fruit while working at The Big Carrot. Persimmon’s are such a rare and beautiful fruit that when a batch came into the produce department, I couldn’t resist the pretty orange blush. This sunset gem tasted like a vine-ripened tomato crossed with a fig. So tasty and exciting, that I felt my checks blush. With in seconds of eating it, what I though...
13 Jan
  You want a secret to preserving your health? It turns out that the traditional methods of preserving food is teaming with health benefits. People the world over have enjoyed fermented foods for its tangy flavour well before refrigeration keep food from spoiling. Being Ukrainian, I was raised watching my grandma making sauerkraut from scratch. Indians enjoy a pre-dinner yogurt drink called lassi. All of Asia enjoys pickled fermentations of cabbage, turnips, cucumbers, onions,...
10 Jan
  Are you at wits end about how to clear up your skin? Have you tried everything that has been recommended and still are just stumped? Acne creams and alcohol based toners. Check. Microdermabraison. Check. Grueling regimens of medications and even anti-biotics. Double check! Unfortunately, you are not alone. Many people have tried every almost product on the market, yet their skin is still horribly broken out.    Often we try to treat acne by slathering our skin with...
09 Jan
I wanted to take a moment to express some gratitude for being included in Optimyz Magazine list of the top 100 Health and Fitness Influencers in Canada. I was so honoured to appear in this group as the circle of health experts in Canada is growing and so many of my dear friends made the list.  If you are able to pick up a copy of the magazine (available at Chapters/Indigo, Shopper's, Walmart, Loblaw's and more), I'm sure you'll be impressed by the people they have chosen and the work...
24 Dec
January 2017:   Tuesday, January 10, 2017: Nature’s Emporium, Event Location: Maple Community Centre: 10190 Keele St. Maple, ON. Doors open at 7:00PM ET. Lecture begins at 7:30PM.   Thursday, January 12, 2017: The Big Carrot, 348 Danforth Ave. Toronto, ON. Doors open at 6:30PM ET. Lecture begins at 7:00PM. Seating is limited. First come, first served. Come early!     Saturday, January 14, 2017: Goodness Me, 2300 Fairview St. Burlington, ON. Doors open at...
15 Dec
  Do you mention the word “vegetable” to your loved one and they grimace and refuse to eat even a bite?    The truth is, if one had little exposure to vegetables before age 5, incorporating them later can be a trial. The key to success is exposing them slowly – one bite at a time - until they desensitise their aversion to it. This process may seem to take more patience then you can spare, but remember vegetables are critical to a long and healthy life!     If...
14 Dec
Coconut water has been all over the media lately from celebrity endorsements to fitness fanatics touting this exotic nectar as being the ultimate sports drink for recovery and electrolyte replacement. So why should you trade in those plastic Gatorade bottles that you’ve relied so much on after your workout for coconut water?   There are so many reasons! Cost alone is enough to get excited about coconut water: Costing approximately $1.50 - $2.00 per can that is a huge...
08 Dec
The whole world has gone coconut crazy and there are plenty of reasons why. Let’s take at look at the variety of coconut options and the health benefits associated to them.   Check out the research that is putting coconut back on the menu:   1. Coconut oil is the safest oil to use for cooking: Because coconut oil is a saturated fat, it is the least vulnerable of all the dietary oils to oxidation and the formation of free radicals. (1) Consuming oils that have...
06 Dec
  Did you know you can make a beautiful orange candle from an orange skin and some coconut oil? This is a wonderful holiday craft idea that the whole family can help with! (Adult supervision is required.)      What You Need: 1. Orange or Grapefruit 
2. Knife 3. Any type of oil (vegetable, olive, coconut) 4. Optional: a couple of drops of essential oil.     Directions: 1. Halve the orange and using the knife, gently dig out the flesh,...
04 Dec
  GERD (Gastro-intestinal reflux disorder) or more commonly known as acid reflux or heartburn, is a chronic digestive disorder that occurs when the acidic content of the stomach flows backward up into the esophagus. We all experienced this at some point in life – the burning sensation felt in our chest.     I like to look at heartburn/acid reflux not as a disorder, but as a clue that something else is going on with your digestive tract. Stomach acid doesn’t just...

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