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Keep an eye out for these Canadian-grown veggies at your local farmers\' markets this summer.The hot Canadian summer brings with it a tasty bounty of fresh veggies. Keep an eye out for these Canadian-g
Cut your meat consumption for World Vegetarian Day and Vegetarian Awareness Month.If you’ve toyed with the idea of going vegetarian, perhaps October is the month to give it a shot, because October is
Donald Watson, founder of the Vegan Society, was only 12 when he resolved to no longer eat meat. Here’s why you should consider it too.The term “vegan” was coined in the year 1944 when the very first
This Superfood Spotlight we take a look at sacha inchi seeds, the crunchy snack food loaded with omega fatty acids.In today’s Superfood Spotlight we check out sacha inchi seeds, the crunchy snack food
Still looking for a great idea to impress your special someone this Valentine’s Day? Topping the list of most heartfelt gifts is a home-cooked meal.Still looking for a great idea to impress your speci
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate Mexican culture with these fiery and festive recipes, from Tex-Mex Tortillas to Black Bean Tacos.May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, sip
Make this Meatless Monday a fiesta! Tonight’s tacos can be tasty (and vegetarian) with this Cocoa Black Bean Filling.This time of year promises pumpkins and fall colours—and Vegetarian Awareness Month
Canned beans are an easy, high-protein solution; however, cooking your own beans is a healthier, more cost-effective solution.In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, many of us cut our meat consu
November is World Vegan Month! Will you be participating by giving up animal products?Nowadays, veganism isn’t just for the likes of Pamela Anderson and Bill Clinton. Everyday folks are embracing a he
From Roasted Chickpeas to Crockpot Gumbo, try a vegetarian recipe that’s bursting with beans this Meatless Monday.Packed with protein, fibre, iron, and zinc, beans are an important source of nutrients

Why Cycling Makes Walking Easier as We Age

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Whether cycling is your primary mode of transportation, your preferred exercise or just something you do on occasi

5 Summer Drinks With 14 Grams of Sugar or Less

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Juices and soda may seem like a refreshing choice when the weather heats up, but they’re usually high in sugar, wh

3 Simple Foam Rolling Exercises for Tight Hips

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The truth is that you’re probably not doing enough foam rolling exercises. And if you have tight hips, this simple

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

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The typical diet recognizes three main meals — breakfast, lunch and dinner — but only breakfast is backed by a PR

6 Weight-Loss Tips Dietitians Warn Against

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It can be hard to sift through weight-loss advice and the latest trends to find a healthy eating plan that is enjo