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Superfood of the Month: Chia Seeds

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Superfood of the Month: Chia Seeds

There’s no doubt you’ve seen the health-claimed headlines about one of our planets healthiest seed. Chia seeds, tiny black seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant, are a member of the mint family. Originally grown in Central and South America, chia seeds have gained the world’s attention and dominated North America’s health industry thanks to a powerful nutrient profile. In ancient times, legend has it that Aztecs and Mayans used chia seeds as a source of energy, and thousands of years later, chia has become a staple in cupboards internationally. Here are four health benefits of chia seeds that everyone needs...

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Superfood of the Month: Moringa

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Superfood of the Month: Moringa

It’s that time of year again – the trees are changing colours, temperature’s are dropping, and the transitional phase between autumn and winter is in the air. There’s no better time to start thinking about taking care of yourself, especially because cold season is quickly approaching. With so many superfoods on the market, it can be tricky to navigate what exactly you need to strengthen your immune system. Moringa, also known as the “Miracle Tree” has been making a name in health headlines recently. A native tree to the Himalaya’s, moringa is grown in tropical and subtropical regions of the...

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Superfood of the Month: Cinnamon

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Superfood of the Month: Cinnamon

There are certain smells in life that remind us of specific times, seasons and family. Cinnamon, a spice that has been used for over 3,000 years, is one of those smells. The comfort of cinnamon in candles, warm sweet treats, hot drinks and savory dishes is not only drool-worthy, but this earthy, sweet and pungent spice is great for our health too. Cinnamon has been used for centuries – ancient-Egyptians used the spice to mask the smell during the embalming process, Ayurvedic medicine in India uses cinnamon for its healing properties and oil from the cinnamon bark has a long...

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