Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

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Nowadays there is no flavour more popular in the Fall than pumpkin. It’s truly become the fad of the season with everything from pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin spiced Oreos. It’s a delicious flavour but we can do without all the added sugar. The good news is pumpkin on its own does not contain much sugar – boasting only one gram … Read More

Recipe: Vietnamese Shrimp Salad Rolls

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Ingredients: Rice Wraps 16 oz medium sized shrimp 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced 3 oz sunflower sprouts 2 red peppers, julienne 3 oz apple, julienne 6 rice wraps 2 oz wasabi mayo Dressing 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tbsp ketjap manis 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tsp chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped ginger … Read More

World Health Calgary 10-Day Detox Sample Plan

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World Health 10 Day Detox

The first thought that comes to mind with a detox is deprivation. You think hunger, starvation, strange food and juice cleanses. You may feel better by the end, but is it worth all the suffering? What if you didn’t have to suffer? There is a type of detox that involves delicious and healthy food. It’s a reboot for your health … Read More

Holistic Nutrition Recipe: Stampede Pancake Breakfast

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As we head into the opening weekend of the Calgary Stampede, the invitations to parties, pancake breakfasts and rodeo events seem endless. Vendors along the Stampede Midway try to top each other with the most outrageous and deep fried food to tempt visitors and expand their waistlines. Your typical Stampede Breakfast is no different. Hundreds line up for white refined … Read More

Holistic Nutrition: Benefits of Juicing

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Want a jolt of energy without caffeine or refined sugars? You’ll want to buy a juicer. Juicing is a great way to receive a huge surge of energy quickly, by concentrating all the nutrients, vitamins, enzymes, minerals and alkaline properties from a large quantity of vegetables and fruits. When you consume juice, you are giving your body a super dose … Read More

Holistic Nutrition Recipe: Healthy Seafood Paella

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Spanish food is definitely a favourite of mine. In particular, whenever I see Paella on a menu it is always my first pick. One issue with most international dishes is the oils are that are used to cook them. Ideally, your better off cooking with a saturated fat like coconut oil or butter, then finishing your dish with olive oil … Read More

Holistic Nutrition Recipe: Pumpkin Almond Flour Pancakes

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Pumpkin is the true staple fruit of the fall. It’s that time of the year where you can’t go far without smelling pumpkin pie, and no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without a slice. The question from a health perspective is: are there any nutrition benefits? Believe it or not, there are. Pumpkin, unlike its more traditional food counterparts, does not contain much … Read More