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5 Headlines to Consider Regarding the Flu Shot

November 1, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Many people I know who have never had the flu shot are wondering if they should get it this year, given reports that the 2017-2018 flu season could be severe, and that this year, more than ever, it’s important to get vaccinated asap. While I’ve never h …

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Recipes

Delicious (Gluten-Free) Buckwheat Pancakes

October 19, 2017

By Anna Varriano

These buckwheat pancakes are yum yum yummy and so easy to make! This recipe is my favourite pancake recipe and I consider it a bonus that these pancakes are gluten-free/wheat-free. Did you know that buckwheat is not a type of wheat or even a type of ce …

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5 Things You Should Know Before Going Nuts on Nuts

July 5, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Once thought of as a high-calorie, high-fat food to be avoided, nuts are now getting a lot of attention as health-boosting foods. Research shows that a variety of nuts pack a nutritional and health- boosting punch, including disease preventing antioxid …

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Want to Know Why I Take Krill Oil?

March 8, 2017

By Anna Varriano

As a nutritionist, I promote getting as many of the nutrients our body needs by eating healthy, whole, unprocessed foods. I recommend buying organic produce when possible (especially if the fruits and vegetables you eat the most are ones that have high …

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5 Tips for Heart Health

February 7, 2017

By Anna Varriano

February is Heart Health Month, so what better time to share some tips for maintaining and/or improving cardiovascular health! #1 – Avoid sugar. Not just the white stuff you add to coffee, tea, and baking, but sugar in all its forms, including foods th …

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Videos

How To Make Nutrient-Packed Grapefruit Juice

March 9, 2016

By Anna Varriano

In my most recent Tip of the Month, I shared the CHFA’s Top Five Natural Health Trends for 2016. One of those was vitamin C. I often start my morning off with a fresh glass of homemade grapefruit juice, which is a great source of vitamin C and another …

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Tip of the Month

Top 5 Natural Health Trends

February 29, 2016

By Anna Varriano

March is National Nutrition month, so I thought it would be interesting to share what the Canadian Health Food Association has identified as the top five natural health trends for 2016, and of course, to add my two cents worth. 1 – Sea Greens Sea green …

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