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Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Dangers of Sugar

The Dangers of Sugar

 I have been getting a lot of questions and requests for info about sugar lately, so I thought I would write a blog post about the topic so we can get some clarity on it.

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Super-Power Hamburgers

Super-Power Hamburgers

These are easily the most delicious, sophisticated hamburgers you’ll ever eat. Their hidden super-power…..  liver!  (of course!) And I say hidden, because it truly is – no one will be the wiser unless you tell them.  If you make the patties ahead of time and freeze them, these burgers are an easy meal to reachContinue ReadingContinue Reading

6 Reasons Why Liver is the Most Important Food for Fertility, Libido and Making a Healthy Baby

6 Reasons Why Liver is the Most Important Food for Fertility, Libido and Making a Healthy Baby

In some traditional cultures in history, the only parts of an animal that are/were consumed by humans, are the organ meats.  These parts are also the most prized by other animals as well.  When a big cat such as a lion or tiger makes a kill, the first part of the animal that gets eatenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

5 Easy Remedies for PMS

5 Easy Remedies for PMS

It’s that time of the month again..  Ugh..  You’re bloated, moody, crampy, your boobs are sore, you’re irritable, you have extreme chocolate cravings, you’re crying for absolutely no good reason, nothing seems fair and nobody understands you.. (girls, you know what I mean!)..  you wish you could just go into hiding for a few daysContinue ReadingContinue Reading

6 Simple Rules for Cleansing

6 Simple Rules for Cleansing

Don’t you just love spring?  The birds are chirping, the snow is melting, it’s not -50 anymore… you’re eager to get outside and start on that project you’ve been dreaming about all winter.  Something about spring gives you a new zest for life, a burst of energy – like your body is waking up afterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Wild Mushroom Soup

I know it may seem odd that I’m posting a recipe for soup in April.. but I woke up to yet another day of snow here in Saskatoon – so it feels appropriate to meContinue Reading

How to Get More Magnesium – and why it’s so important

How to Get More Magnesium – and why it’s so important

Ah, magnesium.  The often overlooked mineral.  Everyone knows you need calcium for healthy bones, but did you know that magnesium (along with vitamin D) is required for regulating the uptake of that calcium into bones?  Without magnesium, calcium would just be floating around in the blood and soft tissues of the body causing problems such as calcificationContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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