What’s Great About Legumes?

  The legume class of vegetables contains about 13,000 varieties of beans, peas and lentils. Legumes can be divided into two general categories: immature and mature varieties. Immature legumes include all types of edible pod beans and peas and shell beans that haven’t yet been dried. Wax beans, snow peas,

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Magnesium: The Link to Better Health

      Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism. Vegetables (especially green leafy ones), nuts and seeds, and legumes are your best sources for magnesium. Yogurt, bananas, salmon and avocado are also good sources. Magnesium is necessary for more than 300 chemical reactions in the human body. Average

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Get your Sunshine Vitamin today!

You may feel as though you eat healthy, take your vitamins, and exercise regularly, so you’re set in terms of health. But you may not realize that one of the vitamins many South Asians lack is Vitamin D – the “sunshine vitamin”.   Studies show that we are prone to

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Meeting Your Herbal Allies

By Baghael Kaur Herbal and food-based remedies have been the prevailing form of medical care for the vast majority of human history, and both are still utilized by many communities across the globe. You can easily integrate herbs into your life, and begin to treat common nutrient deficiencies and illnesses

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Eat Cucumbers and protect yourself from chronic diseases!

1. Protect Your Brain Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health. 2. Reduce Your Risk of Cancer Cucumbers contain polyphenols called lignans (pinoresinol, lariciresinol, and secoisolariciresinol), which may help to lower your risk of breast, uterine, ovarian, and prostate cancers.

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This Canada Day: Celebrate all, including Sikhs

By: Armin Sethi Canada Day is a celebration of independence, togetherness, and inclusivity. If not for our strong army, we would not be the nation we are today. But very few know of the contributions of Sikh soldiers to the Canadian army, specifically the ten brave Sikh men who fought

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