How to Cut Back on Your Sugar

We know it’s not healthy in large amounts, so why do we eat it?  The more sugar you eat, the more you will likely crave it.  Our brain...

Posted: February 5, 2018 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Stop the Sugar Attack

How can something that tastes so good have such a negative effect?  I mean, it just seems so innocent.  Yes, we do have “good and bad” options of sweetness...

Posted: January 29, 2018 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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A Kiwi A Day Keeps the Colds Away!

In this season of cold and flu, we are often looking to boost vitamin C to help our immune systems battle the mean bugs. One way to boost vitamin C is eating Kiwi.  Those c...

Posted: January 22, 2018 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Soak Up Some Vitamin D This Winter

Vitamin D is just one of the benefits of our sunny Okanagan summers, but what about the gray skies in the winter?  Sun is one way to get vitamin D into our bodies.  ...

Posted: January 16, 2018 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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The Mighty Grapefruit

When we think of citrus, it’s usually the oranges and lemons that come to mind.  But….. Don’t underestimate the interesting and impressive GRAPEFRUIT. &n...

Posted: January 7, 2018 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Why Eat Organic?

Why eat organic?  Let’s take a step back.  Interestingly, all food grown and raised used to be just “food” -  no classifications of conventional...

Posted: December 30, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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5 Tips to Eat Healthy AND Enjoy the Holidays

Food! What a loaded topic for this time of year.  We use food to celebrate, share, gather, soothe and so many other things.  Cover a few bases and you’ll be in a...

Posted: December 18, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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FYI - Kefir

Kefir - what exactly is it?  Well, it is something like yogurt as they are both cultured milk products.  However, they are made in a very different way which means pro...

Posted: December 11, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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