The Humble Potato

I say humble because the potato has been the recipient of unhealthy comments for years. Personally, for years I thought of it as the poor man's food, having lived the first 13 years of my life on Prince Edward Island. PEI bore the acronym Potatoes Every Inch. Adding to this thinking is my Irish heritage … Continue reading The Humble Potato

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Beta Carotene

Why do we need beta carotene and what does it do for our body and health? Here's a quick overview and as you can see it's primarily to do with Vitamin A. Below is a list of foods containing beta carotene. Sadly with all of the pollution assailing us there is a need to focus … Continue reading Beta Carotene

Protect With Carrots

It is that time of the year we have come to call 'flu' season. The best way to maintain health is to eat well and support the immune system with food that reinforces our body's ability to block those nasty germs we encounter. Food is becoming more expensive and especially fresh produce which is the … Continue reading Protect With Carrots

De-Stress

Are you aware that good stress can be as detrimental as bad stress?  It sort of makes sense to me because what stress does, at least to me, is get my heart racing, or I find myself clinching my teeth, or my fists are tied up in a knot, or I'm digging my nails into … Continue reading De-Stress