Heart disease is no joke. It’s the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, and the second leading cause of death in Canada, behind only cancer. Today, approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults over 20 years old have some type of heart disease.
Posts Tagged: healthy food
We’ve been purchasing our sliced and slivered almonds from Treehouse for a number of years now. In addition, this year we have brought in our raw whole almonds from this same remarkable company.
Did you know that we carry three different varieties of dates? And do you know what the differences are? All dates have many health benefits, from promoting brain health to aiding in digestion. Dates are incredibly nutritious, high in fibre, vitamins and minerals. They all contain both soluble and insoluble fibre, which helps to lower… Read more »
The soil appears baked dry under the relentless sun, but even with no rain in the forecast for this area of Austria – Styria – the farmer we’re visiting seems optimistic about a good harvest! This region is famous for its Styrian pumpkin seeds, which is a sturdy crop with few predators and, fortunately, somewhat… Read more »
One of the sure signs of spring for me, besides more sunshine, is the sight of young nettle plants coming up. Stinging nettle is one of my favourite wild plants to harvest. It is the first edible spring green that I like to forage for and it is delicious! Nettle season is now upon us here in… Read more »