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The Benefits of Soup + 10 Soup Recipes

November 22, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Chicken soup for a cold or flu. Pumpkin or squash soup to support digestion and bowel movements. These are recommendations that have been passed down for generations, so there must be something to them! Soups are heart-warming and health boosting, offe …

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Want to Beat the Odds this Flu Season? Do This One Simple Thing!

October 18, 2018

By Anna Varriano

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I am once again writing about the importance of supplementing with vitamin D, especially as we enter ‘official’ flu season, which runs roughly from the beginning of October to the end of March for Canada. I …

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6 Recipes to Celebrate September!

September 19, 2018

By Anna Varriano

September is a great time to make meals with herbs and veggies that are local and in season. In this post, I’m sharing 6 of my favourite recipes that celebrate September crops. I hope you’ll try them! To see the recipe, just click on its title in the l …

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Carrots for Bone Health, Sage for Memory, and More…

July 5, 2018

By Anna Varriano

In this month’s video, I’m taking you on a nutritional tour of my veggie garden, sharing one or two interesting health benefits associated with each veggie and herb growing in it. For your convenience, I’ve summarized the information in a list below th …

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Trouble Sleeping? This Supplement Can Help!

June 13, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Getting a good night’s sleep is a major foundation of supporting mental, emotional, and physical health; but unfortunately, lack of sleep seems to be a significant issue with so many people. In a blog I wrote several years ago, I shared some practical, …

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8 Tips For Kicking Sugar Addictions To The Curb

April 6, 2018

By Anna Varriano

There is no question that sugar is addictive – and the food industry knows it. That’s why it’s in so many prepared foods, often in surprising amounts, including in yogurts and granola bars that are often touted as health foods, low-fat foods, marinades …

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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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