nutrition

September 28, 2019

Nine Natural Ways To Relieve Acid Reflux 

The backward flow of acid from the stomach to the esophagus is called acid reflux. It can cause a feeling of discomfort in your chest, soreness of the throat and hoarseness. If you’ve ever had a steak at 9pm and fell asleep shortly afterwards, you are probably familiar with this feeling. When acid reflux becomes chronic it is called GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disorder. If you’ve seen a pepto bismol […]
August 31, 2019

5 Healthy School Lunch Ideas

It’s back to school season! Here are a five simple and healthy lunch ideas that your kids will hopefully enjoy! 1. Avocado Egg Salad Toast Ingredients 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 large slices sourdough bread, halved and toasted Directions In a large bowl, mash avocado to desired […]
July 30, 2019

Recipe Of The Month: Greek Island Chicken Shish Kebabs

This is a nice change from the ordinary grilled chicken. This is excellent served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken, and many variations on vegetables can be used.     Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup white vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme […]
July 30, 2019

Are Beyond Meat Burgers Really Better For You?

Is it too good to be true: are Beyond Meat meatless burgers a healthier option than traditional red meat burgers, while offering the same great taste? You may have seen these burgers popping up everywhere; from your local grocery store to your closest Tim Horton’s. Beyond Meat burgers have quickly become the new nutritional trend. But the question arises, how nutritious are these burgers and are they really a healthier option? Let’s take a […]
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