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Broccoli Tabbouleh


Enjoy this Levantine vegetarian salad with a beautiful raw honey dressing.   Ingredients: 1 bread broccoli (360g) – shved into fine pieces 1/3 cup baby spinach - chopped 1 Onion – finely chopped 2/3 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 cup finely chopped mint 1 large ripe avocado, cubes 1/3…

WHAT ARE RDAs, DAILY VALUES AND DRIs?


To some these might be very foreign terms. Did you know from 1941 to 1989, the Institute of Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) released the Recommended Dietary Allowances or RDAs. The RDAs are a single set of nutrient specific values. During deliberations in the mid-1990’s, the FNB decided to…

A DOSE OF VITAMIN C


Because vitamin C is water-soluble, and the human body doesn’t make it on its own, we have to continually replenish it in our system. So here is a smoothie to help you boost your vitamin c intake this winter. You can always add additional fruits and veggies according to your…

7 FOOD SOURCES WITH MORE VITAMIN C THAN AN ORANGE


When you think of vitamin C, we all inevitably think of oranges. But what if I told you those oranges are actually quite average on the vitamin C scale compared to other fruits and veggies? There is about 53.2mg of vitamin C in a 100g of orange (which is important…

7 Steps To Living Your Dream


“Vision is the spectacular that inspires us to carry out the mundane.” —Chris Widener When we think about our dreams, it can be a pretty daunting thought. Will we succeed? Will we ever be happy and successful? It isn’t always that clean and easy, but those who achieve great things…

The Power of Hope


Have you ever heard the phrase: “We have lost all hope?" "He/ She is beyond hope?" Well, in this day and age, having hope can be seen as naïve and almost impossible because of how difficult our surroundings are. Many people think that there is no point in being hopeful,…

5 Practical Steps To “Weight Loss” Success


Unfortunately obesity is becoming an international epidemic.  We are consuming more processed, refined and sugary foods than before and it is definitely taking its toll – both on our health and our waistlines.   In order to lose weight, you need to consume less calories than you expend.  This can…
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