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3 reasons to eat more mushrooms

3 reasons to eat more mushrooms

By Canadian Living From fighting cancer to reducing the risk of heart disease, mushrooms are a tasty source of nutrition. Discover three great reasons to eat more mushrooms, plus three tested-till-perfect mushroom recipes from our Test Kitchen.   Mushrooms make a meaty and nutritious addition to any meal, from rich pasta sauces to refreshing salads. Bursting with antioxidants and Vitamin D, the regular consumption of mushrooms can help protect against breast cancer and other health problems.    Here are three…

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3 reasons to eat more mushrooms

3 reasons to eat more mushrooms

By Canadian Living From fighting cancer to reducing the risk of heart disease, mushrooms are a tasty source of nutrition. Discover three great reasons to eat more mushrooms, plus three tested-till-perfect mushroom recipes from our Test Kitchen. Mushrooms make a meaty and nutritious addition to any meal, from rich pasta sauces to refreshing salads. Bursting with antioxidants and Vitamin D, the regular consumption of mushrooms can help protect against breast cancer and other health problems.  Here are three great reasons…

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8 Health Benefits of Quinoa

8 Health Benefits of Quinoa

Diana Herrington     April 11, 2012 Quinoa is a Powerfood Vegetable Seed! Although referred to as a grain, it is actually a seed from a vegetable related to Swiss chard, spinach and beets. Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa not kwin-o-a. 8 Health Benefits of Quinoa: 1. High quality protein with the nine essential amino acids, the protein balance is similar to milk. At 16.2 to 20 percent protein, it has is more protein than rice (7.5 percent), millet (9.9 percent) or…

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Health benefits of music

Health benefits of music

 Written by Adam Ramsay, health journalist Music has a special power to move us and stir our emotions. Anyone who has ever wiped tears away from their eyes listening to their favourite sad song will know how powerful simple notes and chords can be. Now, scientific studies have shown that music really can change our mood and even help us concentrate. We look at the effects music can have, and we ask the experts what songs are likely to help you run…

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6 Toxins to Wipe Out from Your Life

6 Toxins to Wipe Out from Your Life

Shubhra Krishan    November 10, 2012 A number of daily use items stacked on store shelves call out to us with their beautiful packaging and attractive promises—”24-hour freshness,” “incredibly clean” and such. But scratch the surface, and some scary facts emerge. Room fresheners: as most of us know by know, room fresheners can be chemical-laden and toxic. To keep your room smelling fresh, create your own potpourri, with dried herbs and essential oil. The way to make it is explained…

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5 fabulous superfoods that will boost your health

5 fabulous superfoods that will boost your health

By Dr. Joey ShulmanStart the new year off right by boosting your immune system, antioxidants, energy, metabolism and overall health by adding these trendy superfoods to your diet1. Probiotic-rich foodsI always say: “You are only as healthy as your pipes.” In other words, you are only as healthy as how you are absorbing and digesting. In addition to supplementing your diet with probiotic capsules – these friendly bacteria can aid digestion, reduce bloating, boost your immune system and help get rid…

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5 Quinoa Recipes You’ll Love

5 Quinoa Recipes You’ll Love

2013 has been declared the International Year of Quinoa. The ancient grain is back in a big way, and with good reason.  Gluten-free quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) is quick and easy to cook and it’s nutritional value is unsurpassed. A rich source of protein, quinoa contains all the amino acids and has high amounts of calcium and iron, as well as fiber.     Tired of eating it plain? You never have to again! Try one of these tasty ways to enjoy…

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How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

 Goal Setting Skills For The New Year or Any Time By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com Guide              Updated January 03, 2011  Every year, throngs of people—maybe even you—choose a list of resolutions for the next year. Generally, these are habits they will try to do every day, or habits they will try to avoid for as long as they can. Unfortunately, many of these resolutions are forgotten by March. A major reason for this is that…

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How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

Goal Setting Skills For The New Year or Any Time By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com GuideUpdated January 03, 2011Every year, throngs of people—maybe even you—choose a list of resolutions for the next year. Generally, these are habits they will try to do every day, or habits they will try to avoid for as long as they can. Unfortunately, many of these resolutions are forgotten by March. A major reason for this is that it’s deceptively difficult to develop or deny…

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Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

Holiday Hangover Help: What to Do When You’ve Had Too Much

November 27, 2012 | By Michele Foley, FitSugar No one ever wants to drink too much, but sometimes festivities happen. Keep this guide handy for preventing and dealing with the horrible hangover. Preventing a hangover Know this: if you’re going to go out and toss back more than a few drinks, you’re going to pay the price; the body isn’t designed to binge on bad stuff and feel great the next day. But before you even get to the worst-case…

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