Here’s a reminder of why you should start drinking green tea (or to keep drinking it if you’re already hooked!)
Brussel Sprouts have very high levels of the immune-boosting anti-oxidant vitamin C (three times more than oranges), along with proven cancer prevention health benefits.
Miso has a wonderful sweet/salty flavor that can be used in a wide variety of recipes. Its colour can vary from light yellow - good to use in a sweet miso soup during warm weather, to a deep dark brown with earthy tones and hearty flavor - which can be cooked with cubed root vegetables, wakame seaweed and dark leafy greens during the colder months.
Leeks are in their prime during the winter season. Like garlic, onions and shallots, it’s a member of the allium family, but has a much more refined, sweet and subtle flavor.
By now we’re so used to hearing about another study proving the benefits of eating breakfast that most of us don’t even listen anymore. We already know how important it is to start the day off with something substantial and most of us have a pretty good grasp of why - even if we sometimes forget.
Do you find that the first thing that you get handed at every work function, family gathering, or festive celebration is an alcoholic drink?
Do you find at the end of a stressful day the first thing that you want to do is reach for a cold beer or pop open that bottle of wine to unwind? Do you find that the first thing that you get handed at every work function, family gathering, or festive celebration is an alcoholic drink?
If you’re looking to lose weight, make sure you get enough sleep. Sleeping badly not only raises stress levels, but it makes us feel hungry and promotes weight gain. The latest research confirms what many of us have known all along – a poor night’s sleep seems to result in a case of the uncontrollable munchies the next day.