Tip of the Month

5 Reasons Why I Typically Avoid Eating Shrimp

May 30, 2017

By Anna Varriano

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Shrimp is the most popular seafood in North America, but I’d rather not eat it, and you might feel the same way after reading this blog. Here are the 5 main reasons why I typically avoid eating shrimp: 1 – Harmful food additives used to prevent discolo …

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Want to Know Why I Take Krill Oil?

March 8, 2017

By Anna Varriano

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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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25% Off! Make 2017 Your Year to Succeed!

January 5, 2017

By Anna Varriano

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Happy New Year! Although I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, I’m always interested in hearing about the resolutions that others have made. I just finished reading an NBC news article entitled “2017 New Year’s Resolutions: The Most Popular and How To S …

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Holiday Bits & (Yummy) Bites

December 7, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are upon us! The office parties, friends and family gatherings, and cookie swapping events have already started! I thought it would be a great time to share some of my favourite holiday tips and recipes with you. …

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Are You Using Fake Olive Oil?

October 18, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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I recently returned from a three week vacation in Europe, which included a 10-day Mediterranean cruise. What a fabulous time! During the trip, I had the opportunity to visit two family run operations that grew olives and produced olive oil … and taste …

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Wanna Know Why Cucumbers Are Cool?

August 3, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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I’m sure you’ve used and/or heard the expression “cool as a cucumber” at some point – but have you ever wondered about the origin of the expression? When you say that someone is ‘cool as a cucumber’, it means that they are calm and imperturbable – ‘tha …

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Honey Nut Cheerios: Full of Bee.S.?

May 12, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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While waiting at the Barrhaven train station with my daughter for her train back to Toronto this past Sunday, a commercial came on the TV that was mounted on the wall in the waiting area. It was a very heart- warming commercial, showing humans saving a …

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