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    Times have changed and stayed the same in that Mom’s are still encouraging their children to eat nutritiously, however, now kids are taught at school to “Eat a Rainbow”, rather than just greens. Studies have found that eating a variety of vegetables is much more important than the quantity.
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    You gotta love the holidays. The parties, the celebrations, the family dinners full of food and drink! While it might bring a smile to your face, all that feasting isn’t necessarily the healthiest for your body. Not to worry. Here are some quick tips that will help make the holidays a little healthier:
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    You’ve probably heard a lot about omega-3 fatty acids in recent years. And for good reason: a growing body of scientific research indicates that these healthy fats are great for reducing risk of heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers, as well as pain reduction for arthritis; reduction of depression symptoms; a healthier pregnancy and more.
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    We all want to live (and eat) more healthily. But how do we do it—especially when we feel the demands of work, kids, and other commitments pressing down on us?
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    Fat—it gets a bad rap. But the simple truth is, not all fats are created equal. And while it’s a good idea to cut down on some fats (a very good idea), you don’t want to cut down on fat that’s actually good for you.
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    We all want our food to look attractive—after all, we eat with our eyes as well as our mouths. But did you know that colour and brightness on your plate is actually good for you as well? It’s true!
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    Flavour boosters are easy, good for you and can change ordinary into extraordinary.
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    There are many different oils in the market that carry different benefits and warnings. Education is power and at Gold Seal we want you to be empowered to make good choices. Always read up on the oil you are using and choose the best one for your recipe and your diet.
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    Eating healthy may be easier than you thought. The less ‘refined’ or ‘processed’ a product is the better it is for you. Whole grain bread vs white bread. Barley vs short grain rice. Sweet potato vs French fries. Fabulous recipe alternatives? Cauliflower vs potatoes or rice. Or walnuts vs breading.
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    It is easy to see why Canada’s Food Guide recommends that Canadians eat at least two servings of fish each week. Whether you are trying to lose weight, to boost your energy or curb your carbohydrate cravings, it is important to include protein at each meal and snack.
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    No one has ever said “I wish I didn’t go to the gym today.” As hard as it is to find the time and energy to go for a walk or get t o the gym, we are always glad when we do. It is no secret that exercise makes us stronger, leaner and healthier.
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    Find out more about health benefits of seafood with these healthy links.
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