72 hour Sugar Challenge

I hope you’ve had an fabulous summer! The summer was a great time for relaxing, letting go of routines and habits. enjoying time at cottages, the warm weather and eating good food at barbeques,cocktails, ice cream, and delicious sweets. Now that we’re halfway through the month of September and revving up for fall, it is a perfect time for shifting your mindset and reducing your sugar intake. Everyone loves sugar! Our brains…

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Get The Secret to Vegetarian Proteins in this Cooking Class

Join Me During The Month of September for Cooking Classes  Sugars: The Good, Bad And Ugly. The Secret To Vegetarian Proteins What To Make For Breakfast, That Is The Question!!! Is it Possible To Get Rid Of Joint Pain?  September can be a busy month with Jewish holidays coming up, kids going back to school…

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How Good Sugars Are Not Bad And Ugly With This Cooking Class

Join Me for 4 Cooking Classes during the month of September During the month of September, I’m offering cooking classes on different topics. Sugars: The Good, Bad And Ugly. The Secret To Vegetarian Proteins What To Make For Breakfast, That Is The Question!!! Is it Possible To Get Rid Of Joint Pain?  They are like…

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Three Foods To Avoid With Parkinson’s Disease

The Role of Nutrition in Parkinson’s Disease Some of you may be familiar with the long term effects of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) from having experienced it first hand with a loved one or friend or known someone whose had it. Over 7 million people worldwide have the disease, 50,000 new cases are reportedly yearly and…

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Watch This Documentary: The Brain’s Way of Healing

If you are looking for inspiration watch this documentary:  The Brain’s Way of Healing I attend a weekly mediation group that uses visualization and other meditation techniques to exercise our brain plasticity. Judy, who leads the group, has devised a unique approach applying Buddhism and research by various scientists, doctors and the work of Dr.…

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The Art of Fermentation With Sandor Katz

I am a regular fermented food eater. My Buby (grandmother) made fermented beets, a version of Borscht, which she served at every family meal and I hated it. Today I love it. You may know that I make and sell fermented vegetables in my shop. Types of fermented food can be found in almost every…

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Can Eating Carbs Prevent You From Losing Weight?

About a week ago,  I had a conversation with a friend about her desperation to lose weight. She had tried cutting back on certain foods and made a number of serious attempts with dieting plans.   I was telling her about a new product I was introducing called MEAL STIXS a nutritious, gluten free, low glycemic…

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“It Takes Guts” , a documentary on our Microbe and Weight

Watch this amazing documentary that was aired on the TV show The Nature of Things last week. Microbes_ The Hidden Reason Behind the Obesity Epidemic_ – The Nature of Things_ Science, Wildlife and Technology – CBC-TV I talk about the gut as the focus for taking care of our health. That’s what nutritionists do for…

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Aching to Get Rid of Belly Fat?

I was visiting my elderly father earlier this week and the TV was tuned into The Marilyn Denis Show on CTV. I never watch these shows (because I’m working or somewhere else) but sometimes that  can be interesting . That day, they were featuring Dr. Natasha Turner,  a local Toronto Naturopath and one of Canada’s…

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