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Heal Your Body With Food!

Want a healthier and longer life free of common diseases and conditions? Your best line of defence, as well as offence, may line up in the kitchen. Making a switch to the right foods can reward you and your family with great health benefits and turn back the clock on aging. provides condition-specific nutrition guides as well as general healthy eating tips to help you make that switch.

HEALTH FOOD of the week

Now widely available in health food stores across the country, chia seeds have taken America by storm – and for good reason. These crunchy little seeds have properties that may help prevent and treat skin problems, colds and flu, lack of energy and stamina, insulin resistance, and joint inflammation. Loaded with fiber and omega-3 fats, these 'super seeds' are also believed to be good for the heart. For details, see Health Benefits of Chia Seeds.

SMOOTHIE of the week

Avocado Blueberry Smoothie with Chia Seeds

Creamy avocado comes together with frozen blueberries and fresh orange in this super-healthy smoothie. Chia seeds, which are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, are added to the mix to boost its fatty acid profile. Click on the link below to view the complete ingredient list and instructions, as well as the beloved Tweak It! box which allows you to create a new variation of the basic recipe for every day of the week!

KITCHEN GADGET of the week

NutriBullet Balance – The Smart Nutrient Extractor

Meet the NutriBullet Balance, a Bluetooth-enabled blender that takes the guesswork out of smoothie making. Its built-in scale works in sync with a companion app that walks you step-by-step through recipes and calculates the nutritional value of your culinary creations. To learn more about this revolutionary nutrient extractor, click here.

BOOK of the week

Superfood Smoothie Bowls

Daniella Chace, MS, CN, is a clinical nutritionist and the author of numerous cookbooks. In Superfood Smoothie Bowls, she provides 100 simple recipes for dairy-free, gluten-free, low-sugar smoothie bowls that are topped with fresh chopped fruit, toasted nuts, and other healthy goodies. Some of the mouthwatering recipes you'll find in this exciting book include Pomegranate Tangerine Crush, Cocoa Mood Booster, Strawberry Pecan Power Bowl, Mango Pineapple Lassi, Superfood Granola Bowl, Avocado Basil Whip, Athlete's Power Bowl and Blueberry Cherry Whip. Perfect for anyone who wants to whip up healthy hassle-free meals without compromising on taste, this inspiring cookbook is available on Amazon here.