Say YES to local farmers’ market produce this summer! Without question now is the best time to visit your local farmers market. The produce available will inspire you to enjoy more of the good stuff (fruits and veggies) we all need for better energy, health and vitality. Since the produce is fresh you often […]
Which is better, spinach or kale? Spinach Loaded with antioxidants that are good for overall preventative health of cardiovascular disease, cancer and eye health. Higher in iron Slightly higher in folate. Kale Fantastic nutrition powerhouse that is good for preventive health of cardiovascular disease and eye health. Higher in vitamin C Slightly higher in fibre, […]
With so many foods in the produce aisle to choose from, you might be wondering which are best. If you are a nutrition geek or foodie who enjoys comparing the differences between popular produce, here is the rundown:
This colourful salad has everything you need for an all-in-one delicious and nutritious lunch. The dietitians at Health Stand Nutrition are always impressed with the yummy salads that our Office Manager, Shelley McKenzie creates. Here is one of her recipes! Makes 6 servings What you need: 2-1/2 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups cooked boneless, skinless, […]
Using reduced fat sour cream and salad dressing substantially reduces the fat content of the traditional recipe. Using whole grain bread makes the traditional recipe packed with more fiber and nutrients!