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An adult with the proper blood sugar level has 1 teaspoon of sugar in their entire blood supply

An adult with the proper blood sugar level has 1 teaspoon of sugar in their entire blood supply

by the Keto Grocer According to Statistics Canada, the average Canadian consumed the equivalent of 26 teaspoons of sugar per day in 2004.  It’s critical to note, current consumption rates appear to remain the same and this statistic refers to the equivalent of 26 teaspoons per day or 26 sugar packages.  How can this be? […]

January 2, 2019 | By More
The Urban Vegetarian III: A Healthy Food Co-Operative in Ottawa West/ Nepean

The Urban Vegetarian III: A Healthy Food Co-Operative in Ottawa West/ Nepean

Five years ago and again two years ago I published a similar article throughout Ottawa.  Since then several of us have approached some of the downtown vegetarian restaurants to see if they would be interested in opening a second vegetarian restaurant out in the west end of Ottawa.  So far a vegetarian restaurant in the […]

August 17, 2018 | By More
“Seven Sisters” Book Launch

“Seven Sisters” Book Launch

  by Rosemary Tayler Sometimes conferences can be turning points in a person’s life. This was my experience back in November, 2016, when I attended the ACORN (Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network) conference in Moncton, New Brunswick. I was there on behalf of the Earth Haven Learning Centre to showcase planting calendars and books on […]

June 4, 2018 | By More
Skin Care Salad: Using Herbs and Vegetables for Your Body

Skin Care Salad: Using Herbs and Vegetables for Your Body

What to do with all that peppermint? Eating avocados and the remaining one might go off before you get to it? Put it on your skin and put all those nutrients to use! As some of you may have heard me say enumerable times, what you put on your body is just as important as […]

May 21, 2018 | By More
Bigger Better Ottawa Veg Fest

Bigger Better Ottawa Veg Fest

Set to Sweep RA Centre June 2-3 Ottawa’s favourite vegan and healthy food and lifestyle festival returns to the RA Centre for its 9th year on June 2-3, with a roster of high profile presenters and 25% more exhibitors, reflecting the growing demand for plant based food, products and services. “After years of slow and […]

May 20, 2018 | By More