Posts in Health & Nutrition
Flaxseed and Heart Disease

Flaxseed can promote heart health by lowering total cholesterol levels and LDL cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and protecting the blood vessels from damaging inflammation. Flaxseed contains omega-3 fatty acids and soluble fibre – components that are known to protect against heart disease. 

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#2TbspFlax for Health

Flaxseed contains omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and lignans that provide many health benefits including heart health, digestive health and cancer prevention. Whole flaxseed is a great source of fibre, however, ground flaxseed releases the healthy omega-3 fatty acids. 

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Have a Healthy Holiday

The holidays can be a challenging time to eat healthy as we are surrounded by special treats such as sugar cookies, chocolates, shortbread, eggnog and other family food traditions.  How can you balance all these treats and still maintain healthy eating?

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Health & NutritionDorothy
Eating and Stress

With our busy lives these days, many people struggle with stress eating and weight gain. Eating should be joyful and not a source of frustration and confusion. Craving food when you are feeling stressed instead of hungry is called emotional eating.

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