Archive | February, 2017

Bananas – What You Should Know

  Bananas are carbohydrate dense and high in sugar. They are filled with nutrients and fibre. Do they deserve the bad reputation they have? Banana Health Benefits Bananas are high in potassium, low fat and nutrient dense. Health benefits of bananas include: Blood Pressure Heart Health Diabetes Cancer Asthma Digestion Blood Pressure and Hearth Health The potassium in […]

Mardi Gras Myth Legend and Fact

  Mardi Gras dates back to pagan spring and fertility rites. The Romans added debauchery when they incorporated the rites of the festivals of Saturnalia and Lupercalia. The church incorporated it rather than banishing it entirely. During the age of exploration, the explorers brought the tradition with them to the new lands. Most predominantly Catholic countries […]

Flax Seed Health Basics

Articles, blogs, news reports all mention the healing benefits of flax seeds. Sometimes the volume of information can be overwhelming. Let’s try and break it down. Omega 3 and Flax Seeds One buzzword is Omega 3. Flax seeds are a source of omega 3. What does that actually mean? -Not created by the human body, Omega […]