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  • Masterfile
    August 30, 2011

    Reverse Osmosis Water for the Maximum Filtration

    By LIANNE PHILLIPSON-WEBB Some households drink straight from the tap and others use a filter, my family has been using a less common mode of water filtration called Reverse Osmosis (RO), a system...

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  • masterfile
    August 29, 2011

    5 Things you Should Know About the GI Diet

    The Glycemic Index or GI is a scale that ranks carbohydrate rich foods by how much they raise blood sugar levels after you eat them. Refined foods such as those made with white flour and sugar have a...

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  • August 29, 2011

    How to Choose a Good Greek Yogurt

    By LIANNE PHILLIPSON WEBB The term Greek yoghurt has graduated to “buzzword” in the last little while. It's not only on the lips of most nutritionists, but it’s talked about in...

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  • August 24, 2011

    Food for Babies: 6 Safe Steps to Introduce Finger Foods

    By LIANNE PHILLIPSON-WEBB Just when you thought you were in a groove, and feeding your baby pureed carrots, parsnips and apple, your almost nine month old may be ready to start on finger foods....

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  • Maca Root
    August 11, 2011

    Maca: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Maca is a radish or beet-looking root that grows in and near Peru. Often enjoyed by raw foodists, it’s known not only to boost health and vitality, but as an aid for sexual health, including...

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  • August 02, 2011

    Matcha Tea: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Matcha, proununced MA-cha, also spelled maccha comes from a mix of green tea leaves that are harvested, dried and ground to a powder form. Matcha tea is used in the Japanese tea Ceremony known as...

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  • July 25, 2011

    Acai Berries: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Acai, (pronounced ah-sigh-ee), is the high-energy berry fruit of the acai palm tree. This little berry, similar in size to a blueberry, is said to be one of the most nutritious and powerful foods in...

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  • Hemp seeds superfood
    July 18, 2011

    Hemp: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Hemp foods have been gaining popularity over the past few years. Products including hemp seeds and oil are popping up on supermarket shelves. Although ‘hemp’ anything might put you off as...

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  • The Best Breakfast for Losing Weight and Feeling Alert
    July 18, 2011

    The Best Breakfast for Losing Weight and Feeling Alert

    Wondering what's the number one breakfast you should eat? Something satisfying so you feel full longer, feel alert and may lose weight with?

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  • Coconut water superfood superhoax
    July 14, 2011

    Coconut Water: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Coconuts are found in abundance in tropical areas including Southeast Asia, Africa, Brazil, Hawaii, Caribbean and Florida. It’s been gaining trendiness over the past years after these countries...

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  • Exciting and healthy salads
    July 12, 2011

    10 Ways To Build an Exciting and Healthy Salad

    The obligatory mix of iceberg lettuce with cucumber and tomato is so passe. More and more people are revolutionizing their salad with a variety of fresh ingredients to build a nutrient-charged, fresh...

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  • 3 Nutritional Tips for Happier, Calmer Kids
    July 07, 2011

    3 Nutritional Tips for Happier, Calmer Kids

    Expecting your child to be calm and collected all the time is probably unreasonable--all kids meltdowns sometimes, even if they are too often in public. It may be because he’s tired, off-schedule or...

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  • July 04, 2011

    Quinoa: Superfood or Superhoax?

    Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is fast becoming a household name.  Found not only in the large supermarkets, but also at club stores such as Costco, this mild powerhouse grain is quickly becoming a...

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  • Toddler Won't Eat? Here's When To Worry
    July 04, 2011

    Toddler Won't Eat? What to Do and When to Worry

    Picky eating and toddlers often go hand and hand. One day they can’t get enough of a certain food, and the next it’s on the no-go list. Some toddlers may have a day or two that they refuse food,...

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  • June 22, 2011

    Agave Syrup: Superfood or Superhoax?

    A sweetener derived from the same plant that makes tequila, AGAVE syrup or nectar is golden, raw and sometimes labeled organic and/or blue agave.   It’s added to some ‘healthier...

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