Tag Archive : food

If you are foodie, this is probably a question that has been burning on your mind. According to the Health Canada website, there are no reported cases of Covid19 being spread via food. However if you are eating takeout there are a few precautions you must keep in mind: Use common cleaning and disinfection methods…

In a world where time is scarce, we now find ourselves in a new reality with an abundance of time. The situation we are in is unique, the last time we faced a similar situation was 102 years ago during the Spanish Flu (When the Spanish Flu came to Ontario). Being confined to our home…

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes it becomes difficult to eat healthy. This is why we have compiled a list of four healthy food options from Tim Hortons. These foods are not as healthy as eating at home, but they do provide options for when you have limited time to prepare a…

A recent article from CNN discussed the importance of timing your meals. Most people who intermittent fast skip breakfast and instead eat lunch and dinner. But apparently if you want to shed some pounds you may want to reconsider this routine.   Most clinicians have noted that patients who ate their heavier meals during the…

Currently we are in the last days of Ramadan, a month long Islamic event which focuses on fasting and spirituality. Last year I wrote about the health benefits of fasting, this month we will explore the popular trend of intermittent fasting.  I recently stumbled across a video of Tyler Crews and his intermittent fasting routine,…

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed 2 sweet potatoes, cubed 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 small eggplant, cubed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth Directions Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken;…

May marked the beginning of Ramadan, an Islamic month that consists of fasting 30 consecutive days from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan involves abstaining from food and drink throughout the day, and focusing more on good human values and spirituality. To get an idea of what a typical day in Ramadan was like, here is a…

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi Naturopathic Doctor Fruits and vegetables are sprayed with many pesticides to help preserve crops longer. “Apples tend to have the most pesticides because of the chemicals applied to the crop before and after harvest to preserve them longer. And the longer your produce sits unwashed, the deeper the chemicals are absorbed.”…

Summer is around the corner, and the common theme for most is weight loss. Here is a summary of eight weight loss tips as reported in TIME that actually work:   1. Eat a big breakfast – Skipping breakfast actually leads to weight gain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American…

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