Tag Archives: Fish

Your Facebook questions answered: Am I getting enough protein?

Question: “I make all my food from scratch – bread, soups, sauces, casseroles, muesli, yogurt, etc. I never buy prepared foods. In addition, while I am not a vegetarian, I don’t eat meat, except chicken, fish, and seafood two or three times a week. I also eat dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. Eggs, […]

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Why bigger may not better when it comes to certain fish

Fish certainly offers a bounty of benefits – an arsenal of health promoting  and disease-fighting compounds right through the life cycle. But, according to a recent report published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, there are some you definitely want to avoid: large reef or tropical fish. These fish contain a toxin […]

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Your Facebook questions answered: Am I getting enough protein?

“I am 60 years young, a pescatarian (eat fish, no other meat). Am I getting enough protein from mainly vegetables, cereal, cheese ?” says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Gillian Mcdougall. Gillian, I love your attitude! 60 years young is definitely the way to look at it and taking care of yourself can indeed play a […]

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Your Facebook requests answered: Healthy and tasty BBQ ideas

“Okay. Summer time is here and I love BBQ. Healthy and tasty ideas please. Thank you” says Enlightened Eater Facebook  fan Donald Stokes. I’m with you, Donald, both in terms of loving summertime and firing up my barbecue! It is indeed my favourite season, especially as I am an avid gardener (mainly heirloom tomatoes) and […]

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Fresh Salmon Burgers

Here’s a very tasty omega-3-packed option for your Canada Day or July 4th barbecue. Fresh Salmon Burgers Makes 4 burgers Burgers: 6 tbsp   fresh whole grain bread crumbs (Process approximately one  slice of bread in the food processor to make crumbs.) 2 tbsp finely chopped shallots 1 egg 1 tbsp   fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp   […]

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The wisdom of mothers

This weekend marks Mother’s Day, a time when we pay tribute to those women who have always known best. Sorry Robert Young and those who were fans of his old TV show, Father Knows Best. This is all about Mom. The wisdom of the ages – just how is it that mothers were so smart […]

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Three top foods for protecting your vision

Now that spring is finally here, have you gone shopping for some brand new sunglasses? Are you vigilant about checking for their protection against UV light? Well, if you’re concerned about your peepers, then keep an eye on what you put on your plate. Accumulating research shows that enlightened eating may safeguard your vision and […]

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6 top strategies for healthy telomeres

In my last post, I talked about research showing that lifestyle changes, in general,  and can impact on telomere length. But as this is a hotbed of research, scientists have been narrowing down some of the key strategies for maintaining or  lengthening telomeres. Together they may indeed may translate into long life. Get your fill […]

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