Tip of the Month

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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5 Reasons Why I Typically Avoid Eating Shrimp

May 30, 2017

By Anna Varriano

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

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

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

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

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

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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