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Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods
25 Sep 17

Top 5 Most Nutrient Dense Foods


When reading about nutrition, it isn’t uncommon to hear the phrase “superfood” which raises a lot of eyebrows. What is a superfood?  Most people discredit a lot of these claims saying there is no such thing as a superfood, and a calorie is a calorie. While it may be difficult to determine if a food…

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The Importance of Fiber
14 Aug 17

The Importance of Fiber


Fiber is one of the most under-consumed nutrients in the diet. In fact, the average Canadian only consumes roughly 15 grams of fiber a day when the current dietary recommendations state that we should be consuming between 25-40 grams of fiber a day. Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate source that can be divided into two…

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