Nutrition

Smart Carbs

Smart Carbs or Dumb Carbs – What Is The Difference?

Smart carbs are basically fruits and vegetables (best are the green ones that grow above the ground like kale, dark leafy lettuce), beans (kidney beans, garbanzo beans), seeds (sunflower, pumpkin), nuts (almonds are best), whole grains (brown rice, millet, quinoa, buckwheat, whole wheat bread & pasta, multigrain cereal/bread, oatmeal and oat bran). Basically, smart-carbs are complex carbohydrates. They are Powerfoods.

Gas From Beans

7 Ways to Avoid Gas From Beans

Getting gas from beans is a major reason why so many people don’t eat beans. Beans are a superfood and have many benefits for us, learn how not to get gas.

Are You a Health Nut? Hey, I think I am!

5 personality types about nutrition and health. Where do you stand?
I’ve noticed that different people respond differently to a major part of our lives: what we put in our mouths several times a day. Here is a short list.

Saskatoons

Saskatoons are the Best Berries! A Superfood Berry

Saskatoons are my favourite berry and I go out picking them as soon as they are ripe. I freeze lots of them to last the whole winter. If you cannot pick them; you will often find them in farmer’s markets.

thin

Are you Dying to be Thin?

Many are trying to do things to make themselves thin. But forget that sugar makes you FAT. Many people choose to ignore this fact.