Healthier Baking For The Holiday Season

Reducing fat and sugar in your holiday baking doesn't have to mean reducing flavour. Here are a few suggestions from WebMd, one of my favourite sources for reliable nutritional advice. Cut Fat & Sugar With Figs Fig packs more fiber and more minerals than any other domesticated fruit, including calcium, iron, and potassium. Soak 8 [...]

By |2021-12-01T09:27:44-05:00December 1st, 2021|Food Facts|0 Comments

What Are Superfoods And What Makes Them So Special?

Have you wondered about this? According to Medical News Today superfoods have a high nutritional density that enables them to deliver high amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants with very few calories. Thanks to their high concentrations of vitamins and minerals, eating a diet rich in superfoods can help us to fight off illnesses and [...]

By |2021-05-04T14:53:20-04:00May 4th, 2021|Food Facts|0 Comments

The Colour Purple

What's the most fashionable colour this growing season? It's purple - at least as far as fruits & vegetables are concerned. All brightly coloured fruits and vegetables are loaded with antioxidants, compounds which play a key role in protecting our bodies against disease. One class, anthocyanins, has been shown to be particularly effective in [...]

By |2021-02-16T12:23:32-05:00February 15th, 2021|Food Facts|2 Comments
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