Sweet Potato – Focus Food for the week November 16. The sweet potato has multiple personality and colours. Not a potato at all but a large edible root belonging to the morning glory family, it is sometimes called a yam, though it bears no botanical relation to the true yam, a tuber native Africa.
Cookie Week Focus – October 26. Nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-make recipes for guilt-free snacking! Snacking continues to be a dominant force in our eating habits. More and more people are wanting healthier options. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, paleo or keto, there will be a cookie to suit your taste and healthy eating choice. Cookie ingredients include nuts, seeds, grains, fruits, and vegetables. ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS Nuts and Seeds Nutrients: calcium fibre flavonoids folate iron magnesium manganese monounsaturated fats omega-3 fatty acids potassium protein selenium vitamin E Zinc Benefits: diabetes cardiovascular disease high cholesterol cancer low energy constipation anemia weight gain Fruits and Vegetables Nutrients: beta-carotene fibre flavonoids folate iron magnesium potassium vitamin A, C Benefits: diabetes cardiovascular disease high...
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient found in some foods that is needed for health and to maintain strong bones. Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine” vitamin because it is manufactured in the human skin when in contact with the ultraviolet light in the sun’s rays.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Eating healthy is one of the solutions to help with the healing/prevention of Breast Cancer. Studies has shown fibre is a cancer-fight nutrient and prove to be helpful.