Category Archives: Nutrition

  • Caffeine and Your Health

    Posted on October 16, 2015 by localsource in Eat Local, Nutrition, Uncategorized.

    Caffeine is a mild stimulant that is found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, chocolate and even in some supplements and medications. According to Health Canada, caffeine intake for adults is safe up to 400mg/day. This amount equates to 3- 8oz cups of coffee/day. For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is safe to have […]

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  • Optimizing Your Microflora for Optimal Health

    Posted on June 19, 2015 by localsource in Nutrition.

    Probiotics and active bacteria are a hot topic in the media right now due to emerging science in relation to their health benefits. A well-established colony of healthy bacteria in the gut is related to a strong immune system, a decreased risk for colon cancer and cardiovascular disease, enhanced uptake of important minerals such as […]

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